The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has added four substances thought to have impacts on health and the environment to its candidate list for authorisation ..
News 16 Jul 2019
European consumers are aware that items used in daily life may contain substances potentially harmful to health and the environment and are keen to be ..
News 15 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
The trade association PlasticsEurope has failed in a bid to reverse the classification of bisphenol-A (BPA) by EU regulators as a 'substance of very high ..
News 11 Jul 2019
Environmental groups have called on the European Parliament's newly appointed agriculture committee to accommodate higher climate and environmental ambition ..
News 10 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
The European Court of Justice has ruled that malfunctioning electrical products should be considered waste under the EU’s waste shipments regulation unless it can be ..
News 8 Jul 2019
- Waste & Resources,Chemicals
Increased use of digital platforms, smart devices, AI, the Internet of Things and blockchain could all help Europe move to a circular economy, but also ..
News 5 Jul 2019
Well over half of summer fruits such as strawberries and cherries are tainted with chemical “cocktails” whose potential health impacts are unclear, campaigners have warned ..
News 4 Jul 2019
- Energy,Waste & Resources,Chemicals
Wind turbine manufacturers are joining forces with chemicals firms in a bid to improve recyclability ..
News 3 Jul 2019
A chemical widely used in non-stick coatings has been added to the European Chemicals Agency list of substances of very high concern because of its ..
News 28 Jun 2019
- Chemicals,Products,EU's Circular Economy
An EU-financed project has used innovative technology to create new green chemicals that have the potential to greatly reduce the environmental footprint of the leather-making ..
Analysis 27 Jun 2019
Environment ministers want an early warning system for chemical risks, an action plan on endocrine disruptors, and an overdue 'strategy for a non-toxic environment' ..
News 26 Jun 2019
The European Commission adopted on Tuesday a report on EU chemicals legislation outside the flagship REACH regulation, after lengthy delays and growing pressure from governments ..
News 25 Jun 2019