Solar products, such as photovoltaic (PV) modules, inverters and systems, could be required to demonstrate their sustainability credentials under plans being considered by the EU ..
News 16 Mar 2018
The EU should align its forest and bioeconomy strategies, local and regional government representatives have said ..
News 14 Mar 2018
The majority of operators in the tourism industry favour EU action to certify the quality and environmental sustainability of their activities, according to a European ..
News 13 Mar 2018
An environmental campaign group has reiterated its call for the EU to issue a full ban on bisphenol A in food packaging after the publication ..
News 9 Mar 2018
- Waste & Resources,EU's Circular Economy,Packaging
The Finnish government has announced that it will launch a national roadmap this autumn to combat the environmental problems caused by plastics ..
News 9 Mar 2018
- Waste & Resources,General Policy,EU's Circular Economy
European environment ministers have backed key aims of the Commission’s circular economy and plastics strategy ..
News 6 Mar 2018
The Swedish government has announced that it is introducing new legislative proposals to ban the extraction and processing of uranium in the country ..
News 2 Mar 2018
A plastic-free supermarket aisle has been unveiled in the Netherlands in a move which has prompted calls from NGOs for other member states to roll them ..
News 28 Feb 2018
The European Parliament’s environment committee has voted to back the EU’s waste package, which was given backing by Coreper last week ..
News 27 Feb 2018
EU ambassadors have given their support to the provisional agreement reached between the Estonian presidency and the European Parliament last December on new waste rules ..
News 23 Feb 2018
The European aluminium industry has reported strong improvements in its environmental performance ..
News 22 Feb 2018
The EU Parliament’s proposal to ban palm oil-based biofuels after 2021 looks increasingly unlikely to secure backing from member states in the wake of boycott threats by ..
News 21 Feb 2018