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Adopt German-style closed-loop glass recycling targets, EU told

The EU should set tough targets for closed-loop recycling of glass bottles and jars, anti-waste campaigners argue in a report showing Germany already has a rate of nearly 80%, as the European... Read more

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Green groups concerned about ecodesign file falling in the hands of industry ministers

The revision of EU ecodesign rules aiming to make products sold in the European market more sustainable should be led by ministers responsible for the environment, not those in charge of industry, green groups have warned.

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Drinks producers and NGOs in joint call for ‘closed loop’ recycling system

Anti-waste campaigners have joined forces with beverage industry groups in urging EU decision makers to ensure a review of EU packaging rules prevents food-grade plastic being ‘downcycled’.

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Green groups and industry express concerns over sustainable products push

Industry and civil society weighed in on the European Commission’s plans to boost product sustainability at a policy forum on Friday.

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E-waste: MEPs to push for broader USB-C roll-out

The European Parliament’s internal market committee has agreed that a wider range of electronic devices should have a single compatible charger than what was proposed by the European Commission.

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Waste industry backs EU bid to banish fast fashion

Europe’s waste management industry has endorsed the European Commission’s recent strategy to tackle the environmental impact of textiles, calling for recycled content requirements to encourage more sustainable production.

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