| According to Environmental organisations, delays in ecodesign and energy labelling policies are estimated to cost consumers 40 billion euro by 2030.
| The European Recycling Industries’ Confederation (EuRIC) strongly welcomes the call made by Plastics Europe for a mandatory EU recycled content target for plastics packaging of 30% by 2030, and looks forward to working with the entire packaging value chain to support an ambitious revision of the Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive (PPWD).
| Climate-friendly practices for sourcing raw materials hold significant potential to cut greenhouse gas emissions in Europe and globally.
| The EU as a whole respected emission ceilings for four key pollutants in 2019, including nitrogen oxides, non-methane volatile organic compounds, sulphur dioxide and ammonia, according to a new European Environment Agency briefing.
| FEAD welcomes the package of proposals aimed at making the EU “fit for 55” and deliver the crucially needed change to achieve a fair, competitive and green transformation.
| EuRIC welcomes the publication of the Fit for 55 Package, which sets in stone the EU’s ambition to cut Greenhouse Gas emissions (GHG) by at least 55% below 1990 levels by 2030 and reach climate neutrality by 2050.
| Today, the European Commission (EC) has released its proposal for the reform of EU Emissions Trading System (ETS) leaving municipal waste to energy incinerators out of the scope.
| Today, the European Commission adopted a package of proposals to make the EU's climate, energy, land use, transport and taxation policies fit for reducing net greenhouse gas emissions by at least 55% by 2030, compared to 1990 levels.
| Zero Waste Europe, together with RPa and ECOS, has published the report Designing for real recycling, not plastic lock-in.
| The deadline of 3 July 2021 for the transposition of the Single-use plastics Directive has ultimately come and the current status of the legislative processes throughout the EU shows an unprecedented fragmentation among EU Member States.
| The European Commission and BEPA signed the Memorandum of Understanding that officially launches BATT4EU, the co-programmed partnership under Horizon Europe for the development of a competitive and sustainable European industrial battery value chain.
| ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability is part of the project CIRCULAR BIOCARBON, which kicked off on 1 June 2021, and will transform carbon from waste into high added-value products.
| Experts from the German nova-Institute present a tool for elegantly pricing the true cause of global warming.
| 25 NGOs rebuff voluntary agreements to clean up the fashion industry, calling for the EU’s upcoming textile legislation to hold brands accountable for their contribution to global pollution.