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Bayer asks trial judge to reverse $2 billion Roundup jury verdict
19 Jun 2019
Waste & Resources,Products,EU's Circular Economy,Packaging
Call for 75% recycled content in plastic products
Local waste authority groups have called for minimum recycled content levels for new plastic products in Europe ..
15 May 2018
Industry position paper on the revision of the Drinking Water Directive
24 May 2017
Denmark sactions Burmese teak industry
17 Mar 2017
Industry under fire over inaction on ocean plastic pollution
15 Mar 2017
Industry claims 'significant' energy, water use cut from dishwashers
15 Mar 2017
EU rules to green water piping deemed 'costly'
The European Commission's plans to harmonise EU rules for materials in contact with drinking water could prove expensive and hard to monitor, an expert has ..
6 Mar 2017
Legal challenge to authorisation of DEHP use
The European Commission faces a legal challenge over its decision to grant approval to three recycling companies to use the endocrine disruptor diethylhexyl phthalate ..
8 Aug 2016
EU-wide treaty risks legal action over green laws, warn NGOs
Five member states have proposed a new EU-wide treaty to protect investment decisions between different countries, in a move that NGOs argue could expose governments to ..
23 May 2016
Climate,Products,Markets & Corporate
UK delays tax rise for solar PV despite CJEU ruling
The UK government has shelved proposals to increase tax on a range of energy-saving materials, including solar PV and insulation, which would have seen VAT ..
24 Mar 2016
Avicenn: French stakeholder consultation on nanomaterials in water
17 Mar 2016
Chemical experts back siloxane restrictions
ECHA scientists have backed a UK proposal for restricting chemicals used in personal care products that harm the environment ..
15 Mar 2016
Court rejects German appeal on Toys Directive
The EU court has again told Germany to implement EU limits on heavy metals in toys ..
9 Jul 2015
Commission rejects phosphorus detergent rule change
The EU limit on phosphorus in dishwasher detergents that will apply from 2017 should not be revised, the European Commission has decided ..
5 Jun 2015
EU court rules against UK energy efficiency scheme
The EU court ruled on Thursday that the UK has violated EU rules by offering a reduced VAT rate for energy-saving materials that improve buildings’ ..
4 Jun 2015
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