EU governments should adopt new taxes and put in place stringent targets to cut the use of single-use cups, food and beverage containers, as well ..
News 15 Oct 2019
Companies that derive 10% or more of their revenue from oil exploration or processing should be excluded from an EU 'Paris-Aligned Benchmark', an EU expert ..
News 30 Sep 2019
- Waste & Resources,Products,EU's Circular Economy
More than 100 industry actors have pledged to more than double the volume of recycled plastic in European products in just six years, but environmental ..
News 20 Sep 2019
European lawmakers must resist pressure from the fossil fuel, waste incineration and nuclear industries to water down draft EU criteria for green investments, over 50 ..
News 16 Sep 2019
- Waste & Resources,EU's Circular Economy,Packaging
Germany’s environment ministry has unveiled plans to force the producers of disposable plastic packaging to help foot the bill for waste clean up, in line ..
News 13 Aug 2019
- Waste & Resources,Packaging
Portugal’s finalised urban waste plan has removed controversial proposals for a major expansion of waste-to-energy, instead focusing on separate collection of packaging and bio-waste ..
News 6 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,Markets & Corporate,EU's Circular Economy
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
- 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
The European Commission is ready to fund carbon capture and storage technology despite past failures, but applicants will need to convince the EU executive of ..
News 20 Jun 2019
More than 150 campaign groups have called on European leaders to take a new economic approach and make sustainable development the “overarching objective" of the ..
News 11 Jun 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
Rules on the design of product packaging need to be strengthened to ensure its re-use in line with circular economy principles, waste managers argue ..
News 29 May 2019
- Climate,Energy,2019 European Elections
Addressing climate change in a socially just way should be the top priority for the next European Commission, the European Parliament’s centre-left Socialists and Democrats ..
News 28 May 2019
- Waste & Resources,Products,Packaging
Many types of commonly used packaging, including paper and cardboard, are not covered by EU legislation on food contact materials, the campaign group Health and ..
News 24 May 2019