The EU's carbon border tax will be implemented by Phil Hogan, the current agriculture commissioner who is set to take over the European Commission’s trade ..
News 11 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
Carbon intensive European construction material producers should redouble their efforts to cut emissions to secure their own future as the EU considers a 2050 net-zero ..
News 23 Jul 2019
- Waste & Resources,Products,General Policy
The European Investment Bank and five national development banks have agreed to invest €10 billion over the next five years to accelerate the EU's transition ..
News 18 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
- Waste & Resources,Products,EU's Circular Economy
Tackling marine plastic litter will require the world’s leading economies to scale up improvements to waste management and product design, G20 environment and energy ministers ..
News 17 Jun 2019
The EU Council has given final approval to new rules on persistent organic pollutants, CO2 emissions limits for trucks, public procurement of clean vehicles, and ..
News 13 Jun 2019
Although almost half of the countries in Europe have declared plastic waste a “priority” issue, only nine EU member states have set concrete targets for ..
News 3 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
Rules on the design of product packaging need to be strengthened to ensure its re-use in line with circular economy principles, waste managers argue ..
News 29 May 2019
- Waste & Resources,Products,Packaging
Many types of commonly used packaging, including paper and cardboard, are not covered by EU legislation on food contact materials, the campaign group Health and ..
News 24 May 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
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
- 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
- Transport,Waste & Resources,Pollution,Products
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