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 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
Moving to a carbon-neutral economy while minimising social disruption will require a better funded and more coherent set of development and employment initiatives at an ..
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
Germany, France, the UK and China are among 14 countries who have called for “fundamental, system-wide reorganisation” to halt biodiversity loss ..
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
- 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