| The European Commission today presented The European Green Deal – a roadmap for making the EU's economy sustainable by turning climate and environmental challenges into opportunities across all policy areas and making the transition just and inclusive for all.

EUBP: Bioplastics play crucial role in European green deal

| European Bioplastics (EUBP) welcomes the communication on the European Green Deal.

Scavenging figures WEEE December 2019

| The scavenging of waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) across Europe, which essentially means e-waste or components of e-waste, stolen or misappropriated for financial gain, is a huge problem which has been highlighted by the European Electronics Recyclers Association (EERA).

Better recycling of plastic bottles with delabler

| According to Stadler, the delabeler removes labels from bottles of all types, achieving a quality standard of up to 80 percent of labels removed.

First comments on the Green Deal

| Yesterday commission president Von der Leyen and vice presidet Timmermans presented their European Green Deal. Most comments on the deal are quite positive.

EESC: Upcoming decade must be the time for action

| Sustainable development must be at the heart of the future of Europe. If we want to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030, we need to act now. The time for reflection is over, urges the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) in its recent opinion on the Commission's Reflection Paper "Towards a Sustainable Europe by 2030“.

Global ban on exporting hazardous waste becomes law today

| The Basel Ban Amendment, adopted by the Parties to the Basel Convention on the Control of the Transboundary Movement of Hazardous and Their Disposal in 1995, today becomes international law.