The EU’s model of consumption needs “radical change” if it is not simply to export its environmental impact to developing countries, according to Socialist MEP ..
News 12 Sep 2019
A paper recycling industry group has called on the EU to intervene to protect the sector from the “crisis” caused by import restrictions imposed by ..
News 29 Aug 2019
- Waste & Resources,Products,General Policy
The European Investment Bank and five national development banks have agreed to invest €10 billion over the next five years to accelerate the EU's transition ..
News 18 Jul 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,Chemicals
Parties to the Rotterdam Convention have agreed to establish a compliance mechanism on importing hazardous chemicals, 15 years after the convention came into force ..
News 10 May 2019
Portuguese government plans to boost incineration capacity will impose unnecessary costs on citizens following the European Parliament’s decision to deny such projects EU funding, an ..
News 3 May 2019
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
- Waste & Resources,Chemicals,Pollution
Europe could be illegally sending substantial amounts of electronics waste to developing countries, a campaign group has concluded after tagging and tracking the movements of ..
News 7 Feb 2019
- Energy,Waste & Resources,EU's Circular Economy
Environmental groups have appealed to centre-left MEPs to back European Commission proposals to exclude incinerators and other residual waste facilities from EU cohesion funding ..
News 16 Nov 2018
- Waste & Resources,Pollution
European financiers have committed €2bn for projects which tackle marine pollution, particularly plastics litter ..
News 12 Oct 2018
- Waste & Resources,Pollution,Packaging
EU auditors have questioned the European Commission’s proposal to boost the bloc’s budget with a plastic tax in the post-2020 trillion-euro multiannual financial framework (MFF) ..
News 12 Oct 2018
Environmental groups have called on the European Parliament’s regional development committee to support the exclusion of cohesion funding for facilities treating residual waste ..
News 4 Sep 2018
- Waste & Resources,General Policy,EU's Circular Economy
Three major Dutch banks - ABN AMRO, ING and Rabobank - have joined forces to launch circular economy finance guidelines, which they hope will gain ..
News 10 Jul 2018
- Climate,Energy,Transport,Waste & Resources,General Policy
The European Commission has tabled legislative proposals to increase investment in environmental and energy infrastructure as part of the EU’s post-2020 budget ..
News 6 Jun 2018
- Waste & Resources,General Policy
National contributions to the EU's trillion-euro budget should be based in part on the amount of plastic packaging waste they produce, while the LIFE programme ..
News 2 May 2018