The European Commission must support new global rules on the export of plastic waste, despite pressure from industry groups to exclude OECD countries, campaigners say ..
News 9 Jul 2019
- Chemicals,Products,EU's Circular Economy
An EU-financed project has used innovative technology to create new green chemicals that have the potential to greatly reduce the environmental footprint of the leather-making ..
Analysis 27 Jun 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
Environment ministers are set to call on the European Commission to speed up work on chemicals policy, and demand delivery of an overdue ‘strategy for ..
News 11 Jun 2019
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 ..
News 20 May 2019
An upcoming EU ban on one of the world’s most widely used fungicides has been condemned by farmers’ groups, but broadly welcomed by environmentalists ..
News 2 Apr 2019
EU lawmakers endorsed on Thursday a legislative proposal aimed at tightening maximum limits for pollutants in drinking water ..
News 28 Mar 2019
Campaigners have called on the EU executive to publish an overdue 'strategy for a non-toxic environment' ahead of this year's European elections ..
News 13 Feb 2019
The European Parliament censured national governments and the EU executive on Tuesday over their failure to implement a 2009 directive on sustainable pesticide use ..
News 12 Feb 2019
- Chemicals,Products,Markets & Corporate
Lawmakers should take into account the indirect contribution chemicals firms make to climate action when drafting a European definition of 'sustainable' investment, industry representatives have ..
News 6 Feb 2019
Using the EU’s powerful chemicals regulations to restrict the use of microplastics could slash emissions into the environment by 400,000 tonnes over 20 years, the ..
News 30 Jan 2019