Europe’s transition to a sustainable society will require specific policies and targets to address key sectors such as transport, textiles, buildings and food, Finnish officials ..
News 17 Jul 2019
The European Court of Justice has ruled that malfunctioning electrical products should be considered waste under the EU’s waste shipments regulation unless it can be ..
News 8 Jul 2019
- Waste & Resources,Products,Nature
Europe should build the industrial infrastructure and networks needed to underpin a sustainable 'circular bio-economic society' by mid century, an EU-backed public-private partnership said on ..
News 3 Jun 2019
- Waste & Resources,Products,Markets & Corporate,EU's Circular Economy
Five European and global textile and fashion organisations have pledged to work with the EU to “co-develop” a vision for textiles in a circular economy ..
News 14 May 2019
- Waste & Resources,Products,EU's Circular Economy
Textiles should be the next priority for the EU’s circular economy strategy after plastics, Commission officials, experts and other stakeholders suggested at the 22nd European ..
News 8 May 2019
- Waste & Resources,Pollution,Products
Norway plans to push for stricter regulation of global plastic waste shipments at a UN summit this week, while at home the government wants to ..
News 6 May 2019
Forty-four landfills in Italy have failed to comply with EU rules designed to prevent or reduce their environmental and health impacts, the European Court of ..
News 21 Mar 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
- Waste & Resources,Products,EU's Circular Economy,Packaging,Packaging
European rules on plastics and packaging could form the basis of a worldwide standard and help create a global market for recycled materials, the European ..
News 1 Feb 2019
- Energy,Waste & Resources,Pollution
A European Commission plan to end EU support for waste incineration plants remains in doubt as MEPs consider amendments to rules on cohesion funding ..
News 14 Jan 2019
- Waste & Resources,Products
Campaigners have welcomed a decision by European governments to compel manufacturers to make refrigerators more easily repairable, as they concluded the first of a series ..
News 11 Dec 2018
- Waste & Resources,Products,Packaging
A growing coalition of plastics recyclers and campaign groups have redoubled a call for governments to agree legislation that would mandate a 35% recycled content ..
News 21 Nov 2018
Industry leaders have made a last-minute appeal to members of the European Parliament’s industry and energy committee (ITRE) to support the continuation of subsidies for ..
News 20 Nov 2018
- Waste & Resources,Pollution,Nature
The European Commission has announced a package of 23 measures to tackle ocean pollution, backed up by €300m of EU funding ..
News 29 Oct 2018