The European Commission must support new global rules on the export of plastic waste, despite pressure from industry groups to exclude OECD countries, campaigners say ..
News 9 Jul 2019
- Energy,Waste & Resources,Chemicals
Wind turbine manufacturers are joining forces with chemicals firms in a bid to improve recyclability ..
News 3 Jul 2019
- Energy,Chemicals,EU's Circular Economy
Europe should by mid-century be routinely recycling used chemicals, while the industry itself should be running on renewable energy to cut greenhouse gas emissions, chemicals ..
News 25 Jun 2019
WebNews 18 Jun 2019 External Content
- Waste & Resources,Chemicals
Global rules hailed by campaigners as a weapon against the dumping of plastic waste on developing countries could have the unintended consequence of increasing incineration ..
News 20 May 2019
Document Watch 29 Apr 2019 External Content
WebNews 27 Mar 2019 External Content
- Waste & Resources,Chemicals,Pollution
New rules on persistent organic pollutants (POPs) will “keep millions exposed to toxic chemicals” in products containing recycled plastics, campaigners have warned ..
News 15 Mar 2019
A lack of information on toxic substances in recycled materials and a focus on quantity rather than quality are major barriers to the realisation of ..
News 14 Mar 2019
- Climate,Energy,EU's Circular Economy,2019 European Elections
The EU must urgently adopt progressive carbon pricing in order to tackle climate change, according to Frans Timmermans, the Socialist candidate for the European Commission ..
News 6 Mar 2019
WebNews 1 Mar 2019 External Content
Incineration plants, landfills and other facilities for disposing of unsorted waste should no longer be supported by the EU's largest public fund, MEPs agreed on ..
News 14 Feb 2019
- Climate,Energy,Waste & Resources,EU's Circular Economy
Environmental campaigners and businesses working in the circular economy field have written to French Prime Minister Édouard Philippe calling for more ambition in an upcoming ..
News 5 Feb 2019