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Energy official: EU cannot ban gas boilers ‘overnight’

The European Commission does not plan to propose an efficiency standard that would end the sale of fossil fuel powered heating systems, an official from the executive’s energy directorate said on... Read more

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Chemicals

Harmful chemicals widespread in used fabric, find retailers

A group of major retailers has discovered that shredded cotton, wool and polyester destined for recycling can contain hazardous chemicals including phthalates, flame retardants and heavy metals.

Waste

Industry and campaigners join forces over deposit-return scheme rules

The European Commission must establish minimum criteria for deposit return systems, which are currently being introduced piecemeal in a number of EU member states, according to Natural Mineral Waters Europe, UNESDA Soft Drinks Europe and Zero Waste Europe.

Products

EU to ramp up fight against ‘cable clutter’ in e-waste crackdown

MEPs and green groups have welcomed a proposal from the European Commission to harmonise charging ports for portable electronic devices, but not all tech firms are convinced.

Climate

No more ‘environmental loopholes’ for EU’s militaries, say green groups

Ursula von der Leyen’s call for more ‘political will’ to use Europe’s defence capabilities has reignited calls to end military exemptions to environmental legislation.

Products

Ecodesign delays could cost households billions, green groups warn

The European Commission must put more resources behind its ecodesign programme if it is to meet its 2030 climate targets, green groups have said in a report that highlights the financial consequences of the “lengthy delays” to adopting new product standards.

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