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
Germany has “made it clear” that it does not want any changes to the EU's Water Framework Directive at an informal meeting of environment ministers ..
News 22 May 2019
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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 ..
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Environmental groups have accused industry groups of lobbying to reverse aspects of the EU’s Water Framework Directive ..
News 16 May 2019
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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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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
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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
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The Nordic countries are pushing for a new global agreement to reduce and prevent plastic waste and microplastics from being discharged into the sea ..
News 11 Apr 2019
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