| According to GAIA, the industry is using the term “chemical recycling” to greenwash plastic-to-fuel technologies, seeking public approval for the continued use and disposal of plastic.
| Today a group of 53 Members of the European Parliament (MEP) from across the political spectrum have written a letter to Commissioner Sinkevičius, Hogan, Reynders, and Urpilainen endorsing civil society’s approach to rethinking the global textile value chain.
| Zero Waste Europe (ZWE) has released a policy briefing which highlights the importance of defining a new strategy for managing residual waste that corresponds with the requirements of the age of climate emergency that we are living in.
| EERA wishes to react to the “Informal consultation on a draft delegated act to implement recent changes to the Basel Convention”.
| The newly published green recovery plan stresses the importance of strengthening the foundations of circular economy.
| Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) initiatives stemming from the Polluter Pays principle are being questioned right now when it comes to post-consumer recycled plastics (PCR).
| A new report produced by the United Kingdom Without Incineration Network (UKWIN) offers a series of specific recommendations for a Value for Money (VfM) review of the North London Waste Authority's (NLWA’s) Edmonton incinerator replacement project.
| To safeguard the functions of oceans, the Federal Environment Ministry is, for the first time, launching a call for funding under its grant programme against marine litter.
| In a letter addressed to the CEOs, Germany’s Federal Environment Minister Svenja Schulze has invited nearly 430 of Europe's major companies to participate in the European Sustainable Finance Survey.
| The Indian Prime Minister got the prestigious Global Goalkeeper Award for the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. There is no denying that India has improved its sanitation coverage, but the country’s biggest shortcoming is its poor waste management infrastructure.
| Euric, the European Recycling Industries Confederation, issues a joint call together with FEAD and CEWEP to put the Green Deal and the new Circular Economy Action Plan at the forefront the post COVID-19 recovery.
| Amid the panic that the Covid-19 virus has placed the world under in terms of healthcare and economic survival, another pressing issue has arrived at the forefront of concern.
| As the European Commission is poised to start developing a new ‘comprehensive strategy for textiles’ in the coming months1, today a group of 65 diverse civil society organisations has set out its vision2 for the global Textile, Garments, Leather and Footwear (TGLF) sector.
| RREUSE has recently shared its 8-point vision with EU officials.