28 June 2019

Memo to the EU: Blueprint for a greener Europe

As Finland takes up the helm of the European Union during its six-month presidency, it must deliver on its commitment and steer the EU towards a […]
1 October 2019

EU to pull plug on wasteful, unrepairable products

Newly adopted EU laws will make several products easier to repair and more energy efficient, saving people money while reducing pollution, NGOs in the Coolproducts campaign […]
11 March 2020

EU to take unprecedented steps against ‘throwaway economy’

​​The EU has unveiled its master plan to move beyond the ‘throwaway economy’ today. Despite the absence of targets to reduce the impact of our consumption, […]
23 April 2020

Coronavirus strengthens case for new EU textile laws – 65 civil society groups publish joint vision

– Companies must take responsibility for their whole supply chain – Now is the time for stricter environmental rules – Broad coalition of fair trade, human […]
5 May 2021

Rapid reaction: No viable blueprint for a green transition in Commission’s Industrial Strategy

The European Commission has released its revised Industrial Strategy. Despite fine words about the importance of the EU “giving back more than it extracts”, the strategy […]
6 July 2021

Reusable packaging can bring significant environmental and economic benefits by 2030, report finds

New report shows a reusable packaging target of 50% in key sectors could drastically reduce CO2 emissions, water consumption and waste.   A reusable packaging target […]