Europe’s ghost car fleet haunts recycling targets

A big part of Europe’s ambitious recycling plans has gone missing.

Every year, only about two-thirds of the 10 million end-of-life cars in Europe are recorded as having been deregistered and scrapped. The rest disappear, according to a European Commission report published this week.

http://ec.europa.eu/environment/waste/elv/pdf/ELV_report.pdf

https://www.politico.eu/article/europes-ghost-car-fleet-undermines-eu-recycling-targets-illegal-scrappers-commission-circular-economy/