The European Parliament voted in Plenary yesterday to approve the Single-Use Plastics Directive, bringing us one step closer to a world without plastic cotton buds, ..
Comment 2 Apr 2019
WebNews 27 Mar 2019 External Content
- Waste & Resources,Chemicals,Pollution
A Norwegian proposal to tackle marine pollution by extending UN rules on international shipment of hazardous waste to recovered plastic is supported by EU governments, ..
News 22 Mar 2019
New rules on persistent organic pollutants (POPs) will “keep millions exposed to toxic chemicals” in products containing recycled plastics, campaigners have warned ..
News 15 Mar 2019
A lack of information on toxic substances in recycled materials and a focus on quantity rather than quality are major barriers to the realisation of ..
News 14 Mar 2019
- Climate,Energy,EU's Circular Economy,2019 European Elections
The EU must urgently adopt progressive carbon pricing in order to tackle climate change, according to Frans Timmermans, the Socialist candidate for the European Commission ..
News 6 Mar 2019
- Waste & Resources,EU's Circular Economy
The European Commission is well advanced in addressing all the elements of the circular economy action plan it launched in 2015, the EU executive has ..
News 5 Mar 2019
WebNews 1 Mar 2019 External Content
- Waste & Resources,Packaging
The Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) has produced a report outlining ways in which the country can meet strict new EU recycling targets, based on European ..
News 15 Feb 2019
Incineration plants, landfills and other facilities for disposing of unsorted waste should no longer be supported by the EU's largest public fund, MEPs agreed on ..
News 14 Feb 2019
WebNews 12 Feb 2019 External Content
- Climate,Energy,Waste & Resources,EU's Circular Economy
Environmental campaigners and businesses working in the circular economy field have written to French Prime Minister Édouard Philippe calling for more ambition in an upcoming ..
News 5 Feb 2019
- Waste & Resources,Products,EU's Circular Economy,Packaging,Packaging
European rules on plastics and packaging could form the basis of a worldwide standard and help create a global market for recycled materials, the European ..
News 1 Feb 2019