Despite cutting the amount of waste sent to landfill, EU countries have not managed to reduce the overall waste produced per person, Eurostat said on ..
News 22 Aug 2019
Washington has called on the EU to “take no further action” on plans to label the widely used pigment titanium dioxide as a suspected carcinogen ..
News 1 Aug 2019
Elevated levels of suspected carcinogens and endocrine disruptors might be present in the colouring and lining of paper food packaging ..
News 25 Jul 2019
A German environmental group has highlighted an “alarming” study suggesting that one in five lorries have defective or tampered with emissions reduction systems ..
News 25 Jul 2019
- Waste & Resources,Products,General Policy
The European Investment Bank and five national development banks have agreed to invest €10 billion over the next five years to accelerate the EU's transition ..
News 18 Jul 2019
- Waste & Resources,Markets & Corporate,EU's Circular Economy
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 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
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