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
- Climate,Waste & Resources
Europe needs to find a careful balance between the “smart use” of forest biomass while ensuring carbon sinks are enhanced, EU climate commissioner Miguel Arias ..
News 26 Apr 2019
Document Watch 17 Jan 2019 External Content
- Climate,Waste & Resources,Nature
- Waste & Resources,Pollution,Nature
An EU-wide study of water bodies near intensive livestock farms has revealed the presence of over 100 different plant and animal protection products, including several ..
News 30 Nov 2018
- Waste & Resources,General Policy,Nature
The EC should not introduce a hierarchy for the use of biomass products and by-products in its guidance on applying the principles of the circular ..
News 18 Sep 2018
The Swedish government has announced the launch of an inquiry aimed at introducing new laws to ensure that phosphorus can be recycled from sewage sludge ..
News 23 Jul 2018
- Waste & Resources,Chemicals,EU's Circular Economy
Member states have approved a Bulgarian EU presidency compromise proposal to avert a de facto ban on the use of industrial by-products as component materials ..
News 23 Mar 2018
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Document Watch 10 Jan 2018 External Content
- Energy,Waste & Resources,EU's Circular Economy
Current EU renewable energy policy encourages incineration instead of recycling by offering financial incentives for generating energy from residual waste ..
Comment 9 Jan 2018
- Climate,Transport,Waste & Resources
The Council and the European Parliament have reached a provisional deal on post-2020 reforms to a regulation established to set limits on greenhouse gas emissions ..
News 3 Jan 2018
- Waste & Resources,EU's Circular Economy
Food systems have to be aligned with environmental sustainability and the focus shifted from downstream recovery to cutting oversupply, said a study on Thursday by ..
News 16 Nov 2017
Proposed provisions on the classification of waste in reforms to the EU’s renewable energy directive could lead to perverse incentives to incinerate refuse that could ..
News 3 Oct 2017
Document Watch 29 Aug 2017 External Content
- Climate,Energy,Waste & Resources