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
Spanish authorities have been “routinely” allowing the use of unauthorised and often highly toxic pesticides, according to the NGO Ecologistas en Acción ..
News 10 May 2019
Document Watch 10 May 2019 External Content
- 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
Delegates at the ninth Stockholm Convention conference in Geneva have agreed to ban perfluorooctanoic acid, commonly known as PFOA, along with its salts and related ..
News 7 May 2019
Document Watch 7 May 2019 External Content
- Waste & Resources,Products,Markets & Corporate,Packaging,Packaging
WebNews 6 May 2019 External Content
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- 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
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
- Waste & Resources,Chemicals,Products
Children’s toys and hair accessories are among products made of recycled plastic that appear to contain alarming levels of very hazardous chemicals, a study by ..
News 3 May 2019
WebNews 2 May 2019 External Content
- Waste & Resources,Products
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