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EU Parliament calls for DEHP recycling ban

The European Parliament has called on the Commission and Council not to allow plastic containing the toxic phthalate DEHP to be recycled into PVC

Climate Climate, iceberg

Global warming set to exceed 1°C in 2015

The global average temperature rise is likely to hit the “significant milestone” of 1°C above pre-industrial levels this year, the World Meteorological Organization said on Wednesday


EDC criteria must focus on real adverse effects

The directors of the European chemicals and pesticide industry associations argue for “maintaining a sense of proportion” in setting EU criteria for identifying endocrine disruptors

Marco Mensink, director general, CEPI

Circular economy needs incineration restrictions

The new circular economy package can support Europe’s existing circular industries by putting a strong focus on raw material availability and quality recycling, says Marco Mensink of CEPI

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Biodiversity Protection

People: Karmenu Vella (CC BY SA 3.0)

At a meeting in Brussels on 12 May, EU environment ministers discussed the importance of integrating biodiversity protection into other policy areas.

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