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Tackle plastic pollution at the source, says major report

Plastic pollution needs to be reduced at the source and requires regulation at a 'local, national and global level', says a landmark report


Timmermans: European Green Deal to include tougher action on plastics

Europe should not look to recycling as its main response to pollution and CO2 emissions linked to plastic, according to the European Commission’s top official for the European Green Deal


Plastic waste: ‘No clear proof’ China ban increased German incineration

The Chinese ban on plastic waste imports has not led to significantly greater plastic incineration in Germany, according to an energy-from-waste industry group


EIB pulls out of incinerator project after recycling warning

The EU’s bank has pulled out of funding a controversial waste incinerator in Belgrade, Serbia, after the European Commission warned it could threaten environmental targets


Europe missing out on waste recycling opportunities

EU countries are losing out on “opportunities to reuse a significant amount of valuable resources” due to inefficient waste management, the European Environment Agency has warned

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