VinylPlus, the European PVC industry’s voluntary sustainable development programme, has announced a commitment to recycle 900,000 tonnes of PVC per year by 2025 ..
News 10 Sep 2018
Permission would be needed to use or market one of Europe’s most widely-used organic chemicals, alongside 17 others, under plans published on Wednesday by the ..
News 6 Sep 2018
Plastic is a hot topic across the continent, and Brussels is no exception. Worryingly, despite ranking fifth on the black list of single-use plastic items, ..
Comment 6 Sep 2018
Plans for an EU-wide directive to tackle single-use plastics must ensure that conventional materials are not substituted with bio-based plastics when the reform is implemented, ..
News 3 Sep 2018
An EC single-use plastic directive proposal to require EU plastic makers to solely bear the costs of litter clean-ups should be abandoned, a coalition of ..
News 23 Aug 2018
France’s plans to introduce a new penalty system on non-recyclable packaging next year could have unintended economic consequences for consumers and could increase costs for ..
News 23 Aug 2018
A European Parliament draft report containing proposals to make it compulsory to produce beverage containers with at least 25% of recycled plastics by 2025 has ..
News 21 Aug 2018
The Finnish government has defended the country’s use of domestic peat to generate power as an alternative to coal. Much of the coal currently burned ..
News 7 Aug 2018
A number of EU countries have embraced green waste opportunities and the conversation on this topic is getting louder. Here, UNTHA UK’s Marcus Brew explains ..
Comment 6 Aug 2018
Companies that generate plastic waste could face tougher regulation, possible damage to their reputation, and find themselves in court, the lawyers' group Client Earth warned ..
News 24 Jul 2018
Only the imposition of a legal obligation will ensure manufacturers use more recycled plastic in their products, an alliance of trade groups and NGOs have ..
News 20 Jul 2018
- Waste & Resources,EU's Circular Economy,Packaging
The Austrian presidency will play a crucial role in the conclusion of important legislative dossiers before the end of the legislature term ..
Comment 9 Jul 2018