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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

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Firms request 29 hazardous substance exemptions

Electrical and electronic equipment firms and other manufacturers have asked for 29 exemptions from the Restrictions of Hazardous Substances Directive to be renewed or amended

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Brussels mulls new approach to buildings CO2

The EU’s future policy on buildings’ climate impact will need to tackle more than energy performance standards to keep costs down, according to a leaked European Commission working paper

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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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