EU environment ministers have called on the European Commission to present an EU strategy for a “non-toxic environment” aiming at a better alignment of chemicals, ..
News 7 Oct 2019
Researchers have found almost three quarters of a range of consumer products tested contained toxic chemicals that raised health concerns ..
News 17 Sep 2019
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 ..
News 4 Sep 2019
- Climate,Waste & Resources,Chemicals,EU's Circular Economy
Chemicals-based techniques to replace the mechanical recycling of plastic waste could undermine progress towards meeting EU waste and climate goals, according to campaign group Zero ..
News 29 Aug 2019
- Chemicals,EU's Circular Economy,Packaging
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 ..
News 13 Aug 2019
Elevated levels of suspected carcinogens and endocrine disruptors might be present in the colouring and lining of paper food packaging ..
News 25 Jul 2019
EU rules on detergent products have significantly reduced their impact on the environment, a European Commission report concludes ..
News 10 Jul 2019
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
- Waste & Resources,Chemicals
Increased use of digital platforms, smart devices, AI, the Internet of Things and blockchain could all help Europe move to a circular economy, but also ..
News 5 Jul 2019
- Energy,Waste & Resources,Chemicals
Wind turbine manufacturers are joining forces with chemicals firms in a bid to improve recyclability ..
News 3 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