Besides polluting land and sea, worldwide growth in the use of plastic could jeopardise the Paris Agreement goal of halting global warming, a report suggests ..
News 15 May 2019
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Europe could be compelled to recycle more of its plastic waste after a near unanimous United Nations vote that brings international shipments under the control ..
News 13 May 2019
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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
Additives to cosmetic products account for a “relatively tiny” part of microplastics finding their way into the environment compared to agricultural products, an ECHA official ..
News 3 May 2019
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Plastic bags labelled as biodegradable, oxo-biodegradable and compostable take more than three years to break down in the environment, according to new research ..
News 2 May 2019
Plastic straws and cutlery, cotton buds and oxo-degradable food containers will be banned in Europe from 2021, following a European Parliament vote hailed as “historic” ..
News 28 Mar 2019
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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
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European Parliament and EU Council negotiators have agreed restrictions on a range of disposable plastic products after all-night talks yielded a legislative text ..
News 19 Dec 2018