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Toxicity study prompts renewed call for EU action on plastics
Researchers have found almost three quarters of a range of consumer products tested contained toxic chemicals that raised health concerns ..
17 Sep 2019
Green groups call for EU action on ‘forever chemicals’ in food packaging
A decision by the Danish government to ban ‘non-stick’ chemicals associated with health and environmental risks from paper food packaging has prompted green groups to ..
4 Sep 2019
Denmark to ban PFAS in food packaging
3 Sep 2019
Chemicals,EU's Circular Economy,Packaging
Calls for EU action on ‘non-stick’ packaging as chemicals giant withdraws from market
A major producer of non-stick coatings has confirmed it no longer manufactures three ‘non-stick’ products for food packaging, prompting calls for further EU action ..
13 Aug 2019
Campaigners demand ‘strict rules’ on chemicals in food packaging
Elevated levels of suspected carcinogens and endocrine disruptors might be present in the colouring and lining of paper food packaging ..
25 Jul 2019
Energy,Chemicals,EU's Circular Economy
Chemicals industry aims for circularity by 2050
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 ..
25 Jun 2019
EU faces rise in plastics incineration as UN shipment rules take effect
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 ..
20 May 2019
Waste & Resources,Chemicals,Pollution
Biodegradable bags can hold a full load of shopping three years after being discarded
29 Apr 2019
Alleged Romanian inaction over illegally operating coal plants
Lawyers and environmental campaigners have lodged a complaint with the European Commission over Romania's “totally ineffective” response to coal-fired power stations breaching the EU emissions ..
28 Mar 2019
Toxic chemicals in packaging a gap in circular economy debate
1 Mar 2019
Endocrine disrupting substances – what is the risk?
26 Feb 2019
Reaction to EU consultation on chemicals in food contact materials
14 Feb 2019
MEPs urged to press EU executive on EDC strategy
The pressure group Health and Environment Alliance (HEAL) has called on lawmakers to push the EU executive to clarify its plans to limit the harm ..
21 Jan 2019
Plastics Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda
6 Dec 2018
German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment consumer survey
23 Oct 2018
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