The European Commission is increasingly interested in consumer behaviour as a vital factor in energy savings and CO2 emission reductions, a senior official has said ..
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,Markets & Corporate,EU's Circular Economy
Five European and global textile and fashion organisations have pledged to work with the EU to “co-develop” a vision for textiles in a circular economy ..
News 14 May 2019
- Waste & Resources,Products,EU's Circular Economy
Textiles should be the next priority for the EU’s circular economy strategy after plastics, Commission officials, experts and other stakeholders suggested at the 22nd European ..
News 8 May 2019
- Waste & Resources,Pollution,Products
Norway plans to push for stricter regulation of global plastic waste shipments at a UN summit this week, while at home the government wants to ..
News 6 May 2019
Consumers could see lower energy bills thanks to new rules on efficiency labels for a range of electrical products published by the European Commission on ..
News 11 Mar 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
- Waste & Resources,Products,EU's Circular Economy,Packaging,Packaging
European rules on plastics and packaging could form the basis of a worldwide standard and help create a global market for recycled materials, the European ..
News 1 Feb 2019
A senior European Commission official stressed on Wednesday the need for “fair” policy measures if the EU is not to lose the support of society ..
News 30 Jan 2019
- Products,Markets & Corporate
Manufacturers have begun marking large home appliances which contain fluorinated-gases and vacuum insulation panels to enable better end-of-life sorting for recyclers ..
News 4 Jan 2019
- Waste & Resources,Products
Campaigners have welcomed a decision by European governments to compel manufacturers to make refrigerators more easily repairable, as they concluded the first of a series ..
News 11 Dec 2018
- Waste & Resources,Products,Packaging
A growing coalition of plastics recyclers and campaign groups have redoubled a call for governments to agree legislation that would mandate a 35% recycled content ..
News 21 Nov 2018
- Climate,Waste & Resources,Products,Packaging
The European Commission should channel funds from the future Horizon Europe scheme into fighting plastic pollution and funding decarbonisation projects, the EU executive was told ..
News 22 Oct 2018