The Italian government has been reported to the European Commission for allegedly breaching EU rules on single-use plastics, in a case brought by campaign groups within the Rethink Plastic Alliance,... Read more
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Green campaigners have said the European Commission delayed proposing banning fluorescent lamps for three years after being told the legal conditions for a ban had been met, costing consumers millions of euros a day in higher energy bills.
The EU risks creating a mosaic of different national rules governing single-use plastics as member states “rush” to transpose a landmark directive covering the 10 most commonly found items, industry groups have warned.
The European Commission wants to adopt the Batteries Regulation by the end of 2022 but stakeholders disagree on targets for use of primary and recycled materials.
Of 10,500 substances found in plastics, a quarter are either highly stable, liable to accumulate in the body or are toxic, according to Swiss researchers.
The EU must legislate to slash the environmental impact of textile production and prevent greenwashing by the garment industry, a raft of green groups argue as the European Commission prepares a ‘strategy for sustainable textiles’.
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We have 2 exciting opportunities ( 1 Permanent and 1 18 Month Fixed Term Contract) in our Environmental Services Team (EST). The role will suit a knowledgeable and self-motivated individual with an analytical mindset and an ability to communicate with a range of audiences.
The team forms the basis of a partnership bringing together over 50 stakeholders throughout Wales to promote a collaborative & co-ordinated approach to tackling this important issue.
The ideal candidate will provide specialist geo-environmental and contaminated land expertise, to support the delivery of environmental services and collaborative projects across consultancy and meet company business plan objectives.
The Office for Environmental Protection (OEP) is a new public body, being established with the principal objective of contributing to environmental protection...