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FEAD welcomes parliament’s resolution on Green Deal

| Following Wednesday’s plenary vote at the European Parliament, FEAD greatly welcomes the resolution of the European Parliament on the European Green Deal.

NGOs demand EPR for carpets

| Two years ago, the European Carpet and Rug Association (ECRA) announced actions to strengthen the reuse and recycling of carpets in Europe.

European Parliament supports Green Deal

| Parliament adopted on Wednesday its position on the European Green Deal, unveiled by Commission President von der Leyen in a plenary debate in December.
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New president and general secretary for FEAD

| Peter Kurth, President of FEAD’s German member, BDE, becomes FEAD’s new President, while Valérie Plainemaison, who was, until now, the European representative of FEAD’s French member, FNADE, is appointed General Secretary of FEAD.

Euric calls for ambitious strategy on textiles

| Euric strongly welcomes the European Commission’s decision to make textiles, apparel and fabrics a priority product category within the Circular Economy 2.0.

“The solution is the introduction of a simplified EPR program.”

| Robert ter Kuile, the Global Director of Environmental Affairs at Amazon, will speak at the IERC about the European Green Deal and how recycling can be promoted.

EUBP: Bioplastics play crucial role in European green deal

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

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.

EU Commission announces European Green Deal

| 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.

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“.
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FEAD: position paper on chemical recycling

| Considering the increasing attention chemical recycling is receiving as an alternative route for treating waste, FEAD, by recognising the interest to closely monitor its development and potential, points out key elements to be taken into account during the discussions undertaken on chemical recycling at the European level.

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.

New standards of excellence for wte sector

| ESWET welcomes the publication by the European Commission of the Best Available Techniques (BAT) Conclusions for Waste Incineration (WI), setting new requirements for the Waste-to-Energy (WtE) sector.

EEA: Europe at a tipping point

| Europe will not achieve its 2030 goals without urgent action during the next 10 years to address the alarming rate of biodiversity loss, increasing impacts of climate change and the overconsumption of natural resources.