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Climate talks resume search for areas of agreement

Pressure is increasing on countries to find common ground at UN climate negotiations in Bonn this week, with an extra session mooted to ensure progress before December’s summit in Paris

Waste & Resources Waste, recyclable materials (credit: WRAP)

Materials sectors call for landfill ban

The plastic, non-ferrous metals and glass industries have called for a ban on sending recyclable material to landfill as part of the European Commission’s new circular economy package

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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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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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