Campaigners have welcomed a decision by European governments to compel manufacturers to make refrigerators more easily repairable, as they concluded the first of a series ..
News 11 Dec 2018
European Commission proposals to require plastic drinks bottles to have tethered caps to prevent litter could cost firms up to €8.7bn, according to new industry-commissioned ..
News 7 Dec 2018
- Waste & Resources,Products,Packaging
Denmark is to set up a national plastics centre to identify barriers to recycling and reuse of plastics, as central parts of a new government ..
News 6 Dec 2018
- Waste & Resources,Chemicals,Products
Campaigners and a handful of carpet manufacturers have called on legislators to push the industry as a whole towards a more circular business model ..
News 5 Dec 2018
WebNews 4 Dec 2018 External Content
- Energy,Waste & Resources,Products
Environmental groups have accused the European Commission of weakening proposals to make consumer appliances more durable and easily repairable after lobbying by industry ..
News 3 Dec 2018
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Document Watch 29 Nov 2018 External Content
- Waste & Resources,Products,Packaging,Packaging
Ries said industry had focused its energy on the Council and called on the Austrian presidency to resist and “maintain the level of ambition initiated ..
News 26 Nov 2018
WebNews 26 Nov 2018 External Content
- Waste & Resources,Packaging
EU governments would be set a voluntary 35% target for recycled content in new plastic bottles under new compromise text prepared by the Austrian presidency ..
News 23 Nov 2018
WebNews 23 Nov 2018 External Content
Document Watch 16 Nov 2018 External Content
- Waste & Resources,Chemicals,Pollution
- Waste & Resources,EU's Circular Economy
Recyclers and anti-waste campaigners have urged governments not to oppose the European Parliament's demand for a mandatory minimum of 35% recycled content for plastic bottles ..
News 7 Nov 2018
- Waste & Resources,EU's Circular Economy,Packaging
Environmental campaigners have slammed EU governments for undermining the European Commission’s proposals on banning some single-use plastic products ..
News 1 Nov 2018