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Circular economy: lobbies divided on product policy

Industry has warned Brussels against imposing a ‘one size fits all’ policy on products in its new circular economy package, but civil society groups want strict resource efficiency regulation

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Denmark to push for PFC restrictions

Denmark will implement a non-binding limit on perfluorinated and polyfluorinated compounds in paper and cardboard food packaging

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

Susanne Baker

REACH must be adapted to the circular economy

The EU’s chemicals policy is out of step with the drive towards ‘remanufacturing’: REACH’s unpredictability risks undermining this important circular economy sector, says Susanne Baker of EEF

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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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