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Drinks producers and NGOs in joint call for ‘closed loop’ recycling system

Anti-waste campaigners have joined forces with beverage industry groups in urging EU decision makers to ensure a review of EU packaging rules prevents food-grade plastic being ‘downcycled’.

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Parliament finalises position on POPs in waste

MEPs have agreed to push for tighter limits on persistent organic pollutants found in waste in a plenary vote in Strasbourg on Tuesday.

Waste

EEA sounds alarm over rising waste generation

European countries are steadily increasing the amount of municipal waste they generate, putting in peril the EU’s target to slash landfilling and incineration rates, the European Environment Agency has warned.

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Waste industry backs EU bid to banish fast fashion

Europe’s waste management industry has endorsed the European Commission’s recent strategy to tackle the environmental impact of textiles, calling for recycled content requirements to encourage more sustainable production.

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Europe’s plastics industry examines options for net-zero pathway

European plastics producers are seeking a path to meet carbon neutrality by 2050, a task that would require major policy shifts, behavioural change and billions of euros of investment, according to a report commissioned by sector group Plastics Europe.

Waste

Spanish waste law upsets plastics industry and disappoints NGOs

Spain’s long-delayed transposition of the 2018 Waste Framework Directive, approved last Thursday by parliament, has been labelled discriminatory by the plastics industry while NGOs say it lacks ambition.

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