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
New EU requirements to make household appliances greener have been broadly welcomed by consumer groups, although a trade body has described some of the rules ..
News 1 Oct 2019
The European Court of Justice has rejected an attempt to reverse the decision by the European Chemicals Agency identifying plastic additive bisphenol A as an ..
News 20 Sep 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
The consumption of Ozone-Depleting Substances (ODS) in the EU continued its downward trend in 2018, according to a report by the European Environment Agency ..
News 16 Sep 2019
Suppliers of products containing substances of very high concern will have to provide information for a new Europe-wide database from January 2021 under plans unveiled ..
News 9 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
- Waste & Resources,Pollution,Nature
A growing body of scientific evidence suggests persistent, mobile, toxic chemicals “pose a great risk” to water sources, the water industry body EurEau has warned ..
News 2 Sep 2019
Chlorpyrifos, a widely used pesticide, might face an EU-wide ban after the European Food Safety Authority declared that the substance “does not meet the criteria” ..
News 6 Aug 2019
Washington has called on the EU to “take no further action” on plans to label the widely used pigment titanium dioxide as a suspected carcinogen ..
News 1 Aug 2019
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) last week firmly refuted media reports that it has proposed closing artificial turf pitches as part of its efforts to ..
News 30 Jul 2019
Health and environment campaigners are largely at odds with the farming and chemicals industry over how the EU should review legislation on endocrine disrupting chemicals ..
News 12 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