Europe’s transition to a sustainable society will require specific policies and targets to address key sectors such as transport, textiles, buildings and food, Finnish officials ..
News 17 Jul 2019
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
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
The French government has described as a “world first” planned sweeping measures to tackle waste and boost recycling ..
News 11 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
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
French lawmakers have adopted a new target to reach net-zero emissions by 2050, alongside commitments to phase out coal energy and climate-proof the country’s building ..
News 28 Jun 2019
The EU continued to increase the amount of palm oil it uses for biodiesel, heating and electricity in 2018, new figures reveal, prompting a stark ..
News 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
- Energy,Chemicals,EU's Circular Economy
Europe should by mid-century be routinely recycling used chemicals, while the industry itself should be running on renewable energy to cut greenhouse gas emissions, chemicals ..
News 25 Jun 2019