European plastics recyclers warn of a massive destabilisation of their markets. The UN warns that climate targets are becoming ever more distant. A report warns against replacing plastic packaging with other materials. And Zero Waste Europe warns that the textile problem is far from being solved, even with the new EU strategy.
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Price excl. VAT and postage Germany 5,00 EUR International 5,00 EUR Order now Topics Source: Michael Schwarzenberger; pixabay.com A better future for WEEE plasticsThe International Bromine Council has updated its report that examines the impact of BFRs on the recycling of WEEE plastics in Europe. Illustration: E. Zillner A boost for the circular economyEuric has published a paper that clarifies its point of view regarding chemical recycling and mass balance. Source: Frantisek Falta; pixabay.com A circular economy for waste waterWater is essential for life, but always takes a back seat when it comes to environmental issues. Source: ZF Gourp A plant with a zero-waste visionThe ZF remanufacturing plant in Bielefeld has been awarded the 2023 German Sustainability Award. Source: ralph; pixabay.com Call for EU-wide moratorium on waste incineratorsAccording to a new report, the EU has a surplus of waste incineration capacity. Source: pexels.com; magda ehlers Interventions for changePlastic waste remains one of the biggest global problems. In an attempt to solve it, Systemic has now developed a proposal. Source: robert1029; pixabay.com Icons Whitepaper International Society for Industrial Ecology Learning from common groundA white paper written by the ISIE presents ten insights into the circular economy from the perspective of industrial ecology. Source: Willfried Wende; pixabay.com Low demand, higher imports endanger plastics recyclingThe plastics recycling market in Europe has been heavily destabilised throughout 2023. Source: pexels.com nadin-sh Not necessarily the better alternativeA new report aims to show that the substitution of plastic packaging is not necessarily a good idea environmentally. Source man: Elias, pixabay.com Not overly ambitiousDEFRA wants to encourage waste prevention in England. However, this would require a far more ambitious programme than the one suggested. Source: hans; pixabay.com Still in the wrong directionThe UN has presented a stocktake on the extent to which the climate goals set out in the Paris Agreement are being achieved. Source: jeff burroughs; pixabay.com Sufficiency instead of fast fashionIn a current study, Zero Waste Europe explains why better recycling of textiles is far from enough to solve the problems.
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