14 June 2019

Loophole could encourage ‘poison mix incineration’

New rules for waste incineration plants in the EU will be voted on 17 June in Brussels, but rather than reducing the environmental impact of one […]
17 November 2021

EU Waste Shipment Regulation falls short of fixing Europe’s waste export crisis

NGOs demand a stronger ban on waste exports, a better alignment with waste treatment hierarchy and fairer shipments for reuse Brussels, 17 November 2021 – The […]
20 September 2022

EU wastes more food than it imports, says new report

EU wastes more food than it imports, says new report European Commission faces pressure to set legally binding targets to tackle food waste scandal. The EU […]
23 November 2022

Commission must not bow to industry lobbying on the Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation revision

Some weeks ago, a leaked draft of the revised European Commission’s Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation, scheduled to be officially released on 30 November, was circulated. […]
19 July 2023

Industry Committee attempt to undermine new EU packaging law

Three votes in Parliament this week on Europe’s new packaging law aim to favour the throwaway packaging industry and undermine measures to curtail record levels of […]
12 September 2023

Paper-based food packaging at the centre of Europe’s waste crisis, new report reveals

Some of the most regressive actors in the packaging value chain, such as single-use paper packaging producers and McDonald’s, have been conducting a massive lobbying campaign to […]
24 October 2023

A weakened packaging regulation survives attempt to decimate its environmental ambition

Today, the European Parliament’s Environment Committee voted on its report on the Packaging and Packaging Waste regulation. Policy makers across institutions have complained about an endless […]
25 October 2023

Electronics demand booms in Europe, NGOs call for EU action on e-waste

The number of electronics on the EU market increased by more than 85% between 2013-2021, new Eurostat data reveals [1]. This is leading to a similarly […]
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