The EU needs to review its approach to the reuse, repair and refurbishment of ICT products, an industry association has said ..
News 8 Sep 2017
The European Commission adopted on Monday a set of scientific criteria to identify endocrine disrupting chemicals in biocidal products, the EU executive said ..
News 4 Sep 2017
- Chemicals,Products,Markets & Corporate
Campaigners and MEPs have renewed calls on Brussels to reject a proposed merger between pesticide makers Bayer and Monsanto following the launch of a competition ..
News 23 Aug 2017
- Waste & Resources,Chemicals,Products,The EU's Circular Economy package
The new EU green public procurement criteria for furniture published by the European Commission this week aim to prolong product lifespans and minimise waste ..
News 22 Aug 2017
The European Chemicals Agency has launched public consultations on whether to allow six uses of five carcinogenic substances, including soon-to-be-banned chromium trioxide ..
News 18 Aug 2017
EU member states adopted on Wednesday new rules forcing companies to curb the presence of acrylamide in food, with plans in the pipeline to set ..
News 20 Jul 2017
Harmonised EU rules on organic farming faced another setback on Monday as EU agriculture ministers, who had been expected to rubberstamp recently agreed legislation, dropped ..
News 18 Jul 2017
The EU court has dismissed demands by chemicals manufacturer BASF Grenzach to halt the implementation of a previous order to conduct animal tests to establish ..
News 17 Jul 2017
The European Parliament’s internal market committee rejected on Thursday the lead MEP’s bid to use the reform of the EU Fertilisers Regulation to water down ..
News 13 Jul 2017
- Waste & Resources,Products
EU ambitions to move to a circular economy could be boosted by increasing the use of refundable deposits to a range of items including mobile ..
News 12 Jul 2017
The European Commission will have to defend its decision to authorise the use of two lead-based pigments in industrial paints following a legal challenge ..
News 12 Jul 2017
- Waste & Resources,Chemicals,Products
Industry and NGOs disagree over the appropriate application of EU restrictions on chemicals when these are found in recycled materials, responses to a recent EU ..
News 11 Jul 2017
NGOs urged the European Commission to react to public concern over the environmental effects of farming on Friday after a grassroots campaign successfully mobilised participation ..
News 7 Jul 2017
France has vowed to push for tougher controls on endocrine disrupting chemicals at home and in the EU after backing new controversial EU criteria ..
News 5 Jul 2017