Plastics strategy – EURACTIV.com https://www.euractiv.com EU news and policy debates across languages Tue, 28 Aug 2018 14:46:49 +0000 en-GB hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.5 https://www.euractiv.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2017/02/ea_favicon_16x16.png Plastics strategy – EURACTIV.com https://www.euractiv.com 32 32 France to set penalties on non-recycled plastic https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/france-to-set-penalties-on-non-recycled-plastic/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/france-to-set-penalties-on-non-recycled-plastic/#comments Mon, 13 Aug 2018 07:20:24 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1263107 https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/france-to-set-penalties-on-non-recycled-plastic/feed/ 1 Make use of recycled plastic mandatory, EU told https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/make-use-of-recycled-plastic-mandatory-eu-told/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/make-use-of-recycled-plastic-mandatory-eu-told/#respond Fri, 20 Jul 2018 05:57:36 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1258553 https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/make-use-of-recycled-plastic-mandatory-eu-told/feed/ 0 Norway’s crusade against plastic waste, one bottle at a time https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/norways-crusade-against-plastic-waste-one-bottle-at-a-time/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/norways-crusade-against-plastic-waste-one-bottle-at-a-time/#respond Mon, 16 Jul 2018 05:23:15 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1256724 https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/norways-crusade-against-plastic-waste-one-bottle-at-a-time/feed/ 0 Death-knell for microplastics? https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/death-knell-for-microplastics/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/death-knell-for-microplastics/#respond Fri, 13 Jul 2018 09:44:58 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1256376 https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/death-knell-for-microplastics/feed/ 0 Plastic pollution is solvable without global treaty, says UN environment boss https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/plastic-pollution-is-solvable-without-global-treaty-says-un-environment-boss/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/plastic-pollution-is-solvable-without-global-treaty-says-un-environment-boss/#respond Thu, 05 Jul 2018 11:41:07 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1254153 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/plastic-pollution-is-solvable-without-global-treaty-says-un-environment-boss/feed/ 0 Thailand: The rich world’s new dumpsite for e-waste https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/thailand-new-dumpsite-for-western-e-waste/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/thailand-new-dumpsite-for-western-e-waste/#respond Tue, 03 Jul 2018 05:18:25 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1253213 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/thailand-new-dumpsite-for-western-e-waste/feed/ 0 Tackling food waste: turning nemesis into a saviour https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/opinion/tackling-food-waste-turning-nemesis-into-a-saviour/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/opinion/tackling-food-waste-turning-nemesis-into-a-saviour/#respond Thu, 28 Jun 2018 04:00:54 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=1251750 https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/opinion/tackling-food-waste-turning-nemesis-into-a-saviour/feed/ 0 EU’s proposed tax on burning plastic waste is counter-productive https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/opinion/eus-proposed-tax-on-burning-plastic-waste-is-counter-productive/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/opinion/eus-proposed-tax-on-burning-plastic-waste-is-counter-productive/#respond Tue, 19 Jun 2018 04:55:39 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=1248868 https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/opinion/eus-proposed-tax-on-burning-plastic-waste-is-counter-productive/feed/ 0 Why tracking the movement of plastic litter in the oceans is crucial https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/opinion/why-tracking-the-movement-of-plastic-litter-in-the-oceans-is-crucial/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/opinion/why-tracking-the-movement-of-plastic-litter-in-the-oceans-is-crucial/#respond Tue, 12 Jun 2018 04:15:31 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=1246575 Plastics Charter, recognising the need to speed up global action on marine plastics pollution. An IPCC-type framework is now needed to address the issue, writes Dr. Erik van Sebille.]]> https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/opinion/why-tracking-the-movement-of-plastic-litter-in-the-oceans-is-crucial/feed/ 0 Waste in the Visegrad Four: Poland leading the way https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/waste-in-the-visegrad-four-poland-leading-the-way/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/waste-in-the-visegrad-four-poland-leading-the-way/#respond Thu, 07 Jun 2018 10:06:39 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1245332 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/waste-in-the-visegrad-four-poland-leading-the-way/feed/ 0 Plastic bans among ‘most effective’ ways to beat pollution, says UN https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/plastic-bans-among-most-effective-ways-to-beat-pollution-says-un/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/plastic-bans-among-most-effective-ways-to-beat-pollution-says-un/#comments Tue, 05 Jun 2018 12:30:13 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1244461 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/plastic-bans-among-most-effective-ways-to-beat-pollution-says-un/feed/ 1 Circular economy vital to EU’s quest to kill emissions: study https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/circular-economy-vital-to-eus-quest-to-kill-emissions-study/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/circular-economy-vital-to-eus-quest-to-kill-emissions-study/#comments Tue, 05 Jun 2018 04:53:38 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1244258 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/circular-economy-vital-to-eus-quest-to-kill-emissions-study/feed/ 2 Plastic recycling dilemma in the EU https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/plastic-recycling-dilemma-in-the-eu/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/plastic-recycling-dilemma-in-the-eu/#respond Thu, 31 May 2018 05:17:50 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1242260 https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/plastic-recycling-dilemma-in-the-eu/feed/ 0 Commission targets end to throwaway plastic culture https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/commission-targets-end-to-throwaway-plastic-culture/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/commission-targets-end-to-throwaway-plastic-culture/#respond Mon, 28 May 2018 10:07:27 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1241830 https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/commission-targets-end-to-throwaway-plastic-culture/feed/ 0 New OECD report shows recycling’s Herculean task https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/new-oecd-report-shows-recyclings-herculean-task/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/new-oecd-report-shows-recyclings-herculean-task/#comments Fri, 25 May 2018 14:14:13 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1241382 https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/new-oecd-report-shows-recyclings-herculean-task/feed/ 1 Packaging industry calls for policy reform to boost plastics recycling https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/packaging-industry-calls-for-policy-reform-to-boost-plastics-recycling/ Tue, 22 May 2018 04:30:20 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?p=1239523 EU prepares to say adieu to single-use plastics https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/eu-prepares-to-say-adieu-to-single-use-plastics/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/eu-prepares-to-say-adieu-to-single-use-plastics/#respond Wed, 16 May 2018 04:36:52 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1237833 https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/eu-prepares-to-say-adieu-to-single-use-plastics/feed/ 0 Why the Commission’s new plastic ban threatens to fall flat https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/why-the-new-commission-plastic-ban-threatens-to-fall-flat/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/why-the-new-commission-plastic-ban-threatens-to-fall-flat/#respond Tue, 15 May 2018 10:42:26 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1237654 https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/why-the-new-commission-plastic-ban-threatens-to-fall-flat/feed/ 0 Copernicus chief defends role of satellites in CAP’s ‘control’ system https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/interview/copernicus-chief-defends-role-of-satellites-in-caps-control-system/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/interview/copernicus-chief-defends-role-of-satellites-in-caps-control-system/#respond Tue, 24 Apr 2018 04:57:22 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=interview&p=1232310 https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/interview/copernicus-chief-defends-role-of-satellites-in-caps-control-system/feed/ 0 Cotton buds and plastic straws could be banned in England next year https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/cotton-buds-and-plastic-straws-could-be-banned-in-england-next-year/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/cotton-buds-and-plastic-straws-could-be-banned-in-england-next-year/#respond Mon, 23 Apr 2018 08:55:34 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1232080 https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/cotton-buds-and-plastic-straws-could-be-banned-in-england-next-year/feed/ 0 Europeans will have to recycle half of their waste by 2025 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/europeans-will-have-to-recycle-half-of-their-waste-by-2025/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/europeans-will-have-to-recycle-half-of-their-waste-by-2025/#respond Wed, 18 Apr 2018 15:40:03 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1230941 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/europeans-will-have-to-recycle-half-of-their-waste-by-2025/feed/ 0 Plastic packaging fails to reduce food waste, study warns https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/thu-plastic-packaging-fails-to-reduce-food-waste-study-warns/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/thu-plastic-packaging-fails-to-reduce-food-waste-study-warns/#comments Thu, 12 Apr 2018 05:44:11 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1228905 https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/thu-plastic-packaging-fails-to-reduce-food-waste-study-warns/feed/ 2 Safety first: Food packers shun recycled plastics, for now https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/safety-first-food-packers-shun-recycled-plastics-for-now/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/safety-first-food-packers-shun-recycled-plastics-for-now/#comments Mon, 09 Apr 2018 05:36:44 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1227814 https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/safety-first-food-packers-shun-recycled-plastics-for-now/feed/ 1 Bottle and can deposit return scheme gets green light in England https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/bottle-and-can-deposit-return-scheme-gets-green-light-in-england/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/bottle-and-can-deposit-return-scheme-gets-green-light-in-england/#respond Wed, 28 Mar 2018 04:20:20 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1225670 https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/bottle-and-can-deposit-return-scheme-gets-green-light-in-england/feed/ 0 EU circular economy’s REACH for the stars https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/eu-circular-economys-reach-for-the-stars/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/eu-circular-economys-reach-for-the-stars/#comments Thu, 08 Mar 2018 05:16:19 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1219564 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/eu-circular-economys-reach-for-the-stars/feed/ 1 Single-use plastics in the Commission’s crosshairs https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/fri-single-use-plastics-in-the-commissions-crosshairs/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/fri-single-use-plastics-in-the-commissions-crosshairs/#respond Fri, 02 Mar 2018 06:17:49 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1217719 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/fri-single-use-plastics-in-the-commissions-crosshairs/feed/ 0 The Brief, powered by PLATFORMA – What if you drink faster than you read? https://www.euractiv.com/section/alcohol/news/the-brief-powered-by-platforma-what-if-you-drink-faster-than-you-read/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/alcohol/news/the-brief-powered-by-platforma-what-if-you-drink-faster-than-you-read/#respond Thu, 01 Mar 2018 15:56:53 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1217782 https://www.euractiv.com/section/alcohol/news/the-brief-powered-by-platforma-what-if-you-drink-faster-than-you-read/feed/ 0 Plastics Strategy: challenges and opportunities of recycling https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/video/plastics-strategy-challenges-and-opportunities-of-recycling/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/video/plastics-strategy-challenges-and-opportunities-of-recycling/#respond Thu, 01 Mar 2018 10:44:02 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=video&p=1217631 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/video/plastics-strategy-challenges-and-opportunities-of-recycling/feed/ 0 EU official: ‘Growing consensus’ for fresh plastic recycling laws https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/interview/thurs-eu-official-growing-consensus-for-fresh-plastic-recycling-laws/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/interview/thurs-eu-official-growing-consensus-for-fresh-plastic-recycling-laws/#respond Thu, 01 Mar 2018 06:46:08 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=interview&p=1217105 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/interview/thurs-eu-official-growing-consensus-for-fresh-plastic-recycling-laws/feed/ 0 The Brief – Berlusconi’s puppet show https://www.euractiv.com/section/elections/news/the-brief-berlusconis-puppet-show/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/elections/news/the-brief-berlusconis-puppet-show/#respond Wed, 28 Feb 2018 15:57:32 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1216867 https://www.euractiv.com/section/elections/news/the-brief-berlusconis-puppet-show/feed/ 0 Karmenu Vella: ‘We were encouraged by EU ban on plastic bags’ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/video/karmenu-vella-we-were-encouraged-by-eu-ban-on-plastic-bags/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/video/karmenu-vella-we-were-encouraged-by-eu-ban-on-plastic-bags/#respond Wed, 28 Feb 2018 14:40:55 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=video&p=1217303 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/video/karmenu-vella-we-were-encouraged-by-eu-ban-on-plastic-bags/feed/ 0 EU’s carbon market update clears final hurdle https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy/news/eus-carbon-market-update-clears-final-hurdle/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy/news/eus-carbon-market-update-clears-final-hurdle/#respond Tue, 27 Feb 2018 09:59:02 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1216706 https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy/news/eus-carbon-market-update-clears-final-hurdle/feed/ 0 Benefits of EU carbon market reform for UK clouded by Brexit ‘uncertainty’ https://www.euractiv.com/section/emissions-trading-scheme/news/benefits-of-eu-carbon-market-reform-clouded-by-brexit-uncertainty/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/emissions-trading-scheme/news/benefits-of-eu-carbon-market-reform-clouded-by-brexit-uncertainty/#respond Tue, 13 Feb 2018 09:55:20 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1212830 https://www.euractiv.com/section/emissions-trading-scheme/news/benefits-of-eu-carbon-market-reform-clouded-by-brexit-uncertainty/feed/ 0 The future of packaging: It’s all about recyclability https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/the-future-of-packaging-its-all-about-recyclability/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/the-future-of-packaging-its-all-about-recyclability/#respond Fri, 09 Feb 2018 14:47:11 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1212255 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/the-future-of-packaging-its-all-about-recyclability/feed/ 0 The Brief – May muddles through… again https://www.euractiv.com/section/uk-europe/news/the-brief-may-muddles-through-again/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/uk-europe/news/the-brief-may-muddles-through-again/#comments Thu, 08 Feb 2018 16:05:16 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1211813 https://www.euractiv.com/section/uk-europe/news/the-brief-may-muddles-through-again/feed/ 4 Katainen: ‘We need to change the fundamentals of the plastics market’ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/interview/katainen-we-need-to-change-the-fundamentals-of-the-plastics-market/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/interview/katainen-we-need-to-change-the-fundamentals-of-the-plastics-market/#respond Thu, 08 Feb 2018 07:44:34 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=interview&p=1211612 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/interview/katainen-we-need-to-change-the-fundamentals-of-the-plastics-market/feed/ 0 A plan for plastics https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/a-plan-for-plastics/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/a-plan-for-plastics/#respond Wed, 07 Feb 2018 14:24:37 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1211267 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/a-plan-for-plastics/feed/ 0 Parliament rubber-stamps EU carbon market reform https://www.euractiv.com/section/emissions-trading-scheme/news/parliament-rubber-stamps-eu-carbon-market-reform/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/emissions-trading-scheme/news/parliament-rubber-stamps-eu-carbon-market-reform/#respond Wed, 07 Feb 2018 06:55:29 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1211008 https://www.euractiv.com/section/emissions-trading-scheme/news/parliament-rubber-stamps-eu-carbon-market-reform/feed/ 0 Circular economy? Not without the internal market! https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/circular-economy-not-without-the-internal-market/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/circular-economy-not-without-the-internal-market/#respond Tue, 06 Feb 2018 07:20:56 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=1210689 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/circular-economy-not-without-the-internal-market/feed/ 0 The Brief – Beware the clean energy counter-revolution https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy/news/the-brief-beware-the-clean-energy-counter-revolution/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy/news/the-brief-beware-the-clean-energy-counter-revolution/#comments Mon, 05 Feb 2018 15:59:21 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1210432 https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy/news/the-brief-beware-the-clean-energy-counter-revolution/feed/ 1 Life in plastic: Is it fantastic? https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/life-in-plastic-is-it-fantastic/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/life-in-plastic-is-it-fantastic/#respond Mon, 05 Feb 2018 06:16:49 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1210226 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/life-in-plastic-is-it-fantastic/feed/ 0 Packaging and the environment https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/special_report/packaging-and-the-environment/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/special_report/packaging-and-the-environment/#respond Mon, 05 Feb 2018 06:07:21 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=special_report&p=1209989 European countries are preparing to implement a brand new set of waste and recycling laws, following the conclusion of negotiations on the circular economy package in December. But there is more ahead, with the Plastics Strategy unveiled by the European Commission only one month later. ]]> https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/special_report/packaging-and-the-environment/feed/ 0 The Brief – Draghi’s herculean fight for transparency https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/the-brief-draghis-herculean-fight-for-transparency/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/the-brief-draghis-herculean-fight-for-transparency/#respond Fri, 02 Feb 2018 15:59:34 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1210070 https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/the-brief-draghis-herculean-fight-for-transparency/feed/ 0 Leaky drinking water rules tightened by EU https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/leaky-drinking-water-rules-tightened-by-eu/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/leaky-drinking-water-rules-tightened-by-eu/#respond Thu, 01 Feb 2018 14:39:49 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1209650 https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/leaky-drinking-water-rules-tightened-by-eu/feed/ 0 France to implement a new environmental tax? https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/france-to-implement-a-new-environmental-tax/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/france-to-implement-a-new-environmental-tax/#respond Tue, 30 Jan 2018 12:22:30 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1208775 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/france-to-implement-a-new-environmental-tax/feed/ 0 Tweets of the Week: EP plenary, UK takes all the credit, and the Minister for Loneliness https://www.euractiv.com/section/politics/video/tweets-of-the-week-ep-plenary-uk-takes-all-the-credit-and-the-minister-for-loneliness/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/politics/video/tweets-of-the-week-ep-plenary-uk-takes-all-the-credit-and-the-minister-for-loneliness/#respond Fri, 19 Jan 2018 05:42:29 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=video&p=1205620 https://www.euractiv.com/section/politics/video/tweets-of-the-week-ep-plenary-uk-takes-all-the-credit-and-the-minister-for-loneliness/feed/ 0 Plastics Strategy: EU must heed example of best practices https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/plastics-strategy-eu-must-heed-example-of-best-practices/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/plastics-strategy-eu-must-heed-example-of-best-practices/#respond Wed, 17 Jan 2018 10:30:52 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=1204925 Now that the European Commission has finally published its Plastics Strategy, the EU institutions should take inspiration from the best practices out there to make the upcoming legislation on single-use plastics work for citizens, the planet and the economy.

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Commission advisor: EU needs bigger budget, and needs to start debating it now https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/wed-eu-needs-bigger-budget-and-needs-to-start-debating-it-now/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/wed-eu-needs-bigger-budget-and-needs-to-start-debating-it-now/#respond Wed, 17 Jan 2018 06:18:35 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1204592 https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/wed-eu-needs-bigger-budget-and-needs-to-start-debating-it-now/feed/ 0 The Brief – How to shoot down ambitious Balkan plans https://www.euractiv.com/section/enlargement/news/the-brief-how-to-shoot-down-ambitious-balkan-plans/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/enlargement/news/the-brief-how-to-shoot-down-ambitious-balkan-plans/#respond Tue, 16 Jan 2018 16:15:33 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1204635 https://www.euractiv.com/section/enlargement/news/the-brief-how-to-shoot-down-ambitious-balkan-plans/feed/ 0 Commission maps out plastics vision in new strategy https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/commission-maps-out-plastics-vision-in-new-strategy/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/commission-maps-out-plastics-vision-in-new-strategy/#respond Tue, 16 Jan 2018 15:43:54 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1204622 https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/commission-maps-out-plastics-vision-in-new-strategy/feed/ 0 Karmenu Vella: ‘Well-designed’ plastics tax could help hit environment targets https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/interview/karmenu-vella-well-designed-plastics-tax-could-help-hit-environment-targets/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/interview/karmenu-vella-well-designed-plastics-tax-could-help-hit-environment-targets/#respond Tue, 16 Jan 2018 14:30:48 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=interview&p=1204342 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/interview/karmenu-vella-well-designed-plastics-tax-could-help-hit-environment-targets/feed/ 0 EU should harness economic recovery to push structural reforms, economists say https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/eu-should-harness-economic-recovery-to-push-structural-reforms-economists-say/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/eu-should-harness-economic-recovery-to-push-structural-reforms-economists-say/#respond Mon, 15 Jan 2018 06:33:51 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1204097 https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/eu-should-harness-economic-recovery-to-push-structural-reforms-economists-say/feed/ 0 The Brief – Europe’s ‘Make the Planet Great Again’ pledge gets first acid test https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/the-brief-europes-make-the-planet-great-again-pledge-gets-first-acid-test/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/the-brief-europes-make-the-planet-great-again-pledge-gets-first-acid-test/#respond Fri, 12 Jan 2018 16:05:27 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1203938 https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/the-brief-europes-make-the-planet-great-again-pledge-gets-first-acid-test/feed/ 0 The Brief – Kaczynski can relax, the EU won’t bite https://www.euractiv.com/section/politics/news/the-brief-kaczynski-can-relax-the-eu-wont-bite/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/politics/news/the-brief-kaczynski-can-relax-the-eu-wont-bite/#comments Thu, 11 Jan 2018 15:59:02 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1203555 https://www.euractiv.com/section/politics/news/the-brief-kaczynski-can-relax-the-eu-wont-bite/feed/ 1 Plastic tax and ETS tinkering could plug Brexit hole, suggests EU budget chief https://www.euractiv.com/section/future-eu/news/plastic-tax-and-ets-tinkering-could-plug-brexit-hole-suggests-eu-budget-chief/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/future-eu/news/plastic-tax-and-ets-tinkering-could-plug-brexit-hole-suggests-eu-budget-chief/#respond Thu, 11 Jan 2018 05:15:52 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1203224 https://www.euractiv.com/section/future-eu/news/plastic-tax-and-ets-tinkering-could-plug-brexit-hole-suggests-eu-budget-chief/feed/ 0 Plastics: The invisible oil spill https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/plastics-the-invisible-oil-spill/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/plastics-the-invisible-oil-spill/#respond Tue, 19 Dec 2017 08:40:40 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=1200708 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/plastics-the-invisible-oil-spill/feed/ 0 EU legislators strike early morning deal on waste https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/eu-legislators-strike-early-morning-deal-on-waste/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/eu-legislators-strike-early-morning-deal-on-waste/#respond Mon, 18 Dec 2017 15:44:10 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1200486 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/eu-legislators-strike-early-morning-deal-on-waste/feed/ 0 Chinese waste ban ‘wake-up call’ for European recycling https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/httpwww-euractiv-comsectioncircular-economynewschinese-ban-on-plastic-waste-imports-could-see-uk-pollution-rise/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/httpwww-euractiv-comsectioncircular-economynewschinese-ban-on-plastic-waste-imports-could-see-uk-pollution-rise/#comments Mon, 18 Dec 2017 05:48:08 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1199992 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/httpwww-euractiv-comsectioncircular-economynewschinese-ban-on-plastic-waste-imports-could-see-uk-pollution-rise/feed/ 1 Upgrade the plastic, don’t ban or tax it https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/upgrade-the-plastic-dont-ban-or-tax-it/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/upgrade-the-plastic-dont-ban-or-tax-it/#respond Fri, 01 Dec 2017 05:35:38 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=1195991 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/upgrade-the-plastic-dont-ban-or-tax-it/feed/ 0 China is no longer the EU’s plastic dumping ground: What’s next? https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/china-is-no-longer-the-eus-plastic-dumping-ground-whats-next/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/china-is-no-longer-the-eus-plastic-dumping-ground-whats-next/#comments Thu, 02 Nov 2017 13:30:48 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=1188406 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/china-is-no-longer-the-eus-plastic-dumping-ground-whats-next/feed/ 1 Circular economy success needs more than ambitious policies https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/circular-economy-success-needs-more-than-ambitious-policies/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/circular-economy-success-needs-more-than-ambitious-policies/#respond Wed, 25 Oct 2017 09:40:43 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=1186765 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/circular-economy-success-needs-more-than-ambitious-policies/feed/ 0 EU rules out tax on plastic products to reduce waste https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/eu-rules-out-tax-on-plastic-products-to-reduce-waste/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/eu-rules-out-tax-on-plastic-products-to-reduce-waste/#respond Fri, 13 Oct 2017 04:05:37 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1183229 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/eu-rules-out-tax-on-plastic-products-to-reduce-waste/feed/ 0 Squaring the circle of plastics recycling https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/squaring-the-circle-of-plastics-recycling/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/squaring-the-circle-of-plastics-recycling/#respond Wed, 27 Sep 2017 04:02:13 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=1178623 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/squaring-the-circle-of-plastics-recycling/feed/ 0 Planet’s addiction to plastic bottles ‘as dangerous as climate change’ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/planets-addiction-to-plastic-bottles-as-dangerous-as-climate-change/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/planets-addiction-to-plastic-bottles-as-dangerous-as-climate-change/#comments Mon, 31 Jul 2017 05:50:22 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1165460 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/planets-addiction-to-plastic-bottles-as-dangerous-as-climate-change/feed/ 1 EU takes the helm in a year of ocean mobilisation https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/opinion/eu-takes-the-helm-in-a-year-of-ocean-mobilisation/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/opinion/eu-takes-the-helm-in-a-year-of-ocean-mobilisation/#respond Fri, 02 Jun 2017 03:24:43 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=1149996 https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/opinion/eu-takes-the-helm-in-a-year-of-ocean-mobilisation/feed/ 0 Cleaning up the oceans is no solution to our plastic problem https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/opinion/cleaning-up-the-oceans-is-no-solution-to-our-plastic-problem/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/opinion/cleaning-up-the-oceans-is-no-solution-to-our-plastic-problem/#respond Mon, 13 Mar 2017 14:42:55 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=1126723 https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/opinion/cleaning-up-the-oceans-is-no-solution-to-our-plastic-problem/feed/ 0 Belgium and France join war on plastics https://www.euractiv.com/section/climate-environment/news/belgium-and-france-join-war-on-plastics/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/climate-environment/news/belgium-and-france-join-war-on-plastics/#respond Tue, 28 Feb 2017 08:19:08 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1094380 https://www.euractiv.com/section/climate-environment/news/belgium-and-france-join-war-on-plastics/feed/ 0 Will bioplastics repeat the biofuels saga? https://www.euractiv.com/section/agriculture-food/opinion/will-bioplastics-repeat-the-biofuels-saga/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/agriculture-food/opinion/will-bioplastics-repeat-the-biofuels-saga/#respond Thu, 09 Feb 2017 09:46:12 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=1089124 It took years for politicians to wake up to the destructive impact of biofuels, in no small part because of their green-sounding name. With bioplastics we risk falling into the same trap, argues Meadhbh Bolger.]]> https://www.euractiv.com/section/agriculture-food/opinion/will-bioplastics-repeat-the-biofuels-saga/feed/ 0 Commission announces investment boost for circular economy https://www.euractiv.com/section/climate-environment/news/commission-announces-guidance-on-waste-to-energy-investment-boost-for-circular-economy/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/climate-environment/news/commission-announces-guidance-on-waste-to-energy-investment-boost-for-circular-economy/#respond Thu, 26 Jan 2017 11:59:05 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=syndicated&p=1083643 https://www.euractiv.com/section/climate-environment/news/commission-announces-guidance-on-waste-to-energy-investment-boost-for-circular-economy/feed/ 0 From green bonds to solar roads: France’s low-carbon revolution is taking shape https://www.euractiv.com/section/climate-environment/news/from-green-bonds-to-solar-roads-frances-low-carbon-revolution-is-taking-shape/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/climate-environment/news/from-green-bonds-to-solar-roads-frances-low-carbon-revolution-is-taking-shape/#comments Fri, 13 Jan 2017 05:28:33 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1078868 EURACTIV's media partner edie.net reports.]]> https://www.euractiv.com/section/climate-environment/news/from-green-bonds-to-solar-roads-frances-low-carbon-revolution-is-taking-shape/feed/ 2 Professor: What the EU got right – and wrong – about the 2015 ebola epidemic https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/interview/professor-what-the-eu-got-right-and-wrong-about-the-2015-ebola-epidemic/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/interview/professor-what-the-eu-got-right-and-wrong-about-the-2015-ebola-epidemic/#comments Wed, 26 Oct 2016 15:00:24 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=interview&p=1055796 https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/interview/professor-what-the-eu-got-right-and-wrong-about-the-2015-ebola-epidemic/feed/ 1 Clegg: May making ‘huge mistake’ with hard Brexit https://www.euractiv.com/section/uk-europe/news/clegg-may-making-huge-mistake-with-hard-brexit/ Tue, 04 Oct 2016 12:00:56 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?p=1045684 PVC boss: ‘We will not change our reputation in one day’ https://www.euractiv.com/section/sustainable-dev/interview/vinyplus-boss-we-will-not-change-our-reputation-in-one-day/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/sustainable-dev/interview/vinyplus-boss-we-will-not-change-our-reputation-in-one-day/#respond Fri, 16 Sep 2016 05:01:25 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=interview&p=1039107 https://www.euractiv.com/section/sustainable-dev/interview/vinyplus-boss-we-will-not-change-our-reputation-in-one-day/feed/ 0 Microplastics should be banned in cosmetics to save oceans, British MPs say https://www.euractiv.com/section/climate-environment/news/microplastics-should-be-banned-in-cosmetics-to-save-oceans-british-mps-say/ Wed, 24 Aug 2016 03:30:06 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?p=1031280 Ukrainian protesters accuse prosecutors of abetting corruption https://www.euractiv.com/section/europe-s-east/news/ukrainian-protesters-accuse-prosecutors-of-abetting-corruption/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/europe-s-east/news/ukrainian-protesters-accuse-prosecutors-of-abetting-corruption/#respond Wed, 17 Aug 2016 14:01:33 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1029926 https://www.euractiv.com/section/europe-s-east/news/ukrainian-protesters-accuse-prosecutors-of-abetting-corruption/feed/ 0 TEPPFA Forum 2016 – 25th Anniversary Edition [Promoted content] https://www.euractiv.com/section/climate-environment/video/teppfa-forum-2016-25th-anniversary-edition/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/climate-environment/video/teppfa-forum-2016-25th-anniversary-edition/#respond Mon, 13 Jun 2016 13:23:30 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=video&p=996210 https://www.euractiv.com/section/climate-environment/video/teppfa-forum-2016-25th-anniversary-edition/feed/ 0 The EU needs to raise its climate ambition to secure investment in the future https://www.euractiv.com/section/climate-environment/opinion/the-eu-needs-to-raise-its-climate-ambition-to-secure-investment-in-the-future/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/climate-environment/opinion/the-eu-needs-to-raise-its-climate-ambition-to-secure-investment-in-the-future/#respond Fri, 22 Apr 2016 09:43:41 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=968137 https://www.euractiv.com/section/climate-environment/opinion/the-eu-needs-to-raise-its-climate-ambition-to-secure-investment-in-the-future/feed/ 0 Commission vows tough enforcement of Circular Economy Package https://www.euractiv.com/section/climate-environment/news/commission-vows-tough-enforcement-of-circular-economy-package/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/climate-environment/news/commission-vows-tough-enforcement-of-circular-economy-package/#respond Wed, 06 Apr 2016 05:28:13 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=959370 https://www.euractiv.com/section/climate-environment/news/commission-vows-tough-enforcement-of-circular-economy-package/feed/ 0 The hidden economic benefits of banning plastic bags https://www.euractiv.com/section/climate-environment/news/the-hidden-economic-benefits-of-the-banning-plastic-bags/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/climate-environment/news/the-hidden-economic-benefits-of-the-banning-plastic-bags/#respond Mon, 04 Apr 2016 04:06:15 +0000 http://www.euractiv.fr/?post_type=news&p=278233 EURACTIV's partner Journal de l'Environnement reports.]]> https://www.euractiv.com/section/climate-environment/news/the-hidden-economic-benefits-of-the-banning-plastic-bags/feed/ 0 Not so bad: 5 laws the EU nailed down in 2015 https://www.euractiv.com/section/eu-priorities-2020/news/not-so-bad-5-laws-the-eu-nailed-down-in-2015/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/eu-priorities-2020/news/not-so-bad-5-laws-the-eu-nailed-down-in-2015/#respond Fri, 29 Jan 2016 12:11:42 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?p=890046 EURACTIV Germany reports. ]]> https://www.euractiv.com/section/eu-priorities-2020/news/not-so-bad-5-laws-the-eu-nailed-down-in-2015/feed/ 0 France postpones plastic bag ban for six months https://www.euractiv.com/section/sustainable-dev/news/france-postpones-plastic-bag-ban-for-six-months/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/sustainable-dev/news/france-postpones-plastic-bag-ban-for-six-months/#respond Thu, 19 Nov 2015 07:48:04 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?p=884803 EURACTIV France reports.  ]]> https://www.euractiv.com/section/sustainable-dev/news/france-postpones-plastic-bag-ban-for-six-months/feed/ 0 German checkouts to charge for plastic bags https://www.euractiv.com/section/climate-environment/news/german-checkouts-to-charge-for-plastic-bags/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/climate-environment/news/german-checkouts-to-charge-for-plastic-bags/#respond Fri, 23 Oct 2015 13:20:15 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?p=882627 EURACTIV Germany reports. ]]> https://www.euractiv.com/section/climate-environment/news/german-checkouts-to-charge-for-plastic-bags/feed/ 0 France prepares to unleash a barrage of waste regulation https://www.euractiv.com/section/climate-environment/news/france-prepares-to-unleash-a-barrage-of-waste-regulation/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/climate-environment/news/france-prepares-to-unleash-a-barrage-of-waste-regulation/#respond Thu, 01 Oct 2015 06:21:47 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?p=880605 Journal de l'Environnement reports.  ]]> https://www.euractiv.com/section/climate-environment/news/france-prepares-to-unleash-a-barrage-of-waste-regulation/feed/ 0 ‘Transit’ countries get tough on refugees https://www.euractiv.com/section/justice-home-affairs/news/transit-countries-get-tough-on-refugees/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/justice-home-affairs/news/transit-countries-get-tough-on-refugees/#respond Fri, 11 Sep 2015 08:55:20 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?p=879134 https://www.euractiv.com/section/justice-home-affairs/news/transit-countries-get-tough-on-refugees/feed/ 0 Fabius calls Eastern Europe’s reluctance to receive migrants ‘scandalous’ https://www.euractiv.com/section/justice-home-affairs/news/fabius-calls-eastern-europe-s-reluctance-to-receive-migrants-scandalous/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/justice-home-affairs/news/fabius-calls-eastern-europe-s-reluctance-to-receive-migrants-scandalous/#respond Mon, 31 Aug 2015 08:51:41 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?p=878139 https://www.euractiv.com/section/justice-home-affairs/news/fabius-calls-eastern-europe-s-reluctance-to-receive-migrants-scandalous/feed/ 0 Thailand blast exposes the country’s divisions https://www.euractiv.com/section/global-europe/news/thailand-blast-exposes-the-country-s-divisions/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/global-europe/news/thailand-blast-exposes-the-country-s-divisions/#respond Tue, 18 Aug 2015 07:41:19 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?p=877437 https://www.euractiv.com/section/global-europe/news/thailand-blast-exposes-the-country-s-divisions/feed/ 0 Waste key to global climate protection, German study says https://www.euractiv.com/section/sustainable-dev/news/waste-key-to-global-climate-protection-german-study-says/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/sustainable-dev/news/waste-key-to-global-climate-protection-german-study-says/#respond Tue, 30 Jun 2015 07:58:59 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?p=874940 EURACTIV.de reports ]]> https://www.euractiv.com/section/sustainable-dev/news/waste-key-to-global-climate-protection-german-study-says/feed/ 0 EU to halve plastic bag use by 2019 https://www.euractiv.com/section/sustainable-dev/news/eu-to-halve-plastic-bag-use-by-2019/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/sustainable-dev/news/eu-to-halve-plastic-bag-use-by-2019/#respond Wed, 29 Apr 2015 08:56:35 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?p=870522 EURACTIV France reports.  ]]> https://www.euractiv.com/section/sustainable-dev/news/eu-to-halve-plastic-bag-use-by-2019/feed/ 0 Timmermans’ wise decision to bin EU recycling target https://www.euractiv.com/section/sustainable-dev/opinion/timmermans-wise-decision-to-bin-eu-recycling-target/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/sustainable-dev/opinion/timmermans-wise-decision-to-bin-eu-recycling-target/#respond Tue, 03 Feb 2015 11:52:46 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?p=863921 https://www.euractiv.com/section/sustainable-dev/opinion/timmermans-wise-decision-to-bin-eu-recycling-target/feed/ 0 Council of Ministers signals support for threatened Circular Economy package https://www.euractiv.com/section/sustainable-dev/news/council-of-ministers-signals-support-for-threatened-circular-economy-package/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/sustainable-dev/news/council-of-ministers-signals-support-for-threatened-circular-economy-package/#respond Tue, 16 Dec 2014 14:53:49 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?p=861342 https://www.euractiv.com/section/sustainable-dev/news/council-of-ministers-signals-support-for-threatened-circular-economy-package/feed/ 0 Plastics to be banned from European landfill https://www.euractiv.com/section/sustainable-dev/news/plastics-to-be-banned-from-european-landfill/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/sustainable-dev/news/plastics-to-be-banned-from-european-landfill/#respond Thu, 27 Nov 2014 07:04:57 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?p=860058 EURACTIV France reports.  ]]> https://www.euractiv.com/section/sustainable-dev/news/plastics-to-be-banned-from-european-landfill/feed/ 0 Why President Juncker got it wrong on the environment https://www.euractiv.com/section/climate-environment/opinion/why-president-juncker-got-it-wrong-on-the-environment/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/climate-environment/opinion/why-president-juncker-got-it-wrong-on-the-environment/#respond Wed, 26 Nov 2014 13:14:39 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?p=860029 https://www.euractiv.com/section/climate-environment/opinion/why-president-juncker-got-it-wrong-on-the-environment/feed/ 0 Europe’s ‘historic moment’ on plastics bags contested by industry advocates https://www.euractiv.com/section/sustainable-dev/news/europe-s-historic-moment-on-plastics-bags-contested-by-industry-advocates/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/sustainable-dev/news/europe-s-historic-moment-on-plastics-bags-contested-by-industry-advocates/#respond Wed, 26 Nov 2014 07:50:09 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?p=860006 https://www.euractiv.com/section/sustainable-dev/news/europe-s-historic-moment-on-plastics-bags-contested-by-industry-advocates/feed/ 0 Timmermans overruled on plastic bags deal https://www.euractiv.com/section/sustainable-dev/news/timmermans-overruled-on-plastic-bags-deal/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/sustainable-dev/news/timmermans-overruled-on-plastic-bags-deal/#respond Thu, 20 Nov 2014 07:18:13 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?p=859509 https://www.euractiv.com/section/sustainable-dev/news/timmermans-overruled-on-plastic-bags-deal/feed/ 0 Germany’s Development Minister tables 8-point plan for a better world https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/germany-s-development-minister-tables-8-point-plan-for-a-better-world/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/germany-s-development-minister-tables-8-point-plan-for-a-better-world/#respond Wed, 19 Nov 2014 07:15:17 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?p=859434 EURACTIV Germany reports. ]]> https://www.euractiv.com/section/development-policy/news/germany-s-development-minister-tables-8-point-plan-for-a-better-world/feed/ 0 New Commission floats first ‘kill list’ of green EU laws https://www.euractiv.com/section/sustainable-dev/news/new-commission-floats-first-kill-list-of-green-eu-laws/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/sustainable-dev/news/new-commission-floats-first-kill-list-of-green-eu-laws/#respond Fri, 14 Nov 2014 08:12:28 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?p=859144 https://www.euractiv.com/section/sustainable-dev/news/new-commission-floats-first-kill-list-of-green-eu-laws/feed/ 0 Ex-Tory MP entangled in EU plastic bag lobbying row https://www.euractiv.com/section/sustainable-dev/news/ex-tory-mp-entangled-in-eu-plastic-bag-lobbying-row/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/sustainable-dev/news/ex-tory-mp-entangled-in-eu-plastic-bag-lobbying-row/#respond Fri, 14 Nov 2014 07:05:14 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?p=859105 https://www.euractiv.com/section/sustainable-dev/news/ex-tory-mp-entangled-in-eu-plastic-bag-lobbying-row/feed/ 0 Campaign highlights biodiversity cost of plastic bags https://www.euractiv.com/section/sustainable-dev/news/campaign-highlights-biodiversity-cost-of-plastic-bags/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/sustainable-dev/news/campaign-highlights-biodiversity-cost-of-plastic-bags/#respond Fri, 04 Jul 2014 08:19:57 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?p=849736 https://www.euractiv.com/section/sustainable-dev/news/campaign-highlights-biodiversity-cost-of-plastic-bags/feed/ 0 Qualms over France’s move to ban plastic bags https://www.euractiv.com/section/science-policymaking/news/qualms-over-france-s-move-to-ban-plastic-bags/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/science-policymaking/news/qualms-over-france-s-move-to-ban-plastic-bags/#respond Fri, 27 Jun 2014 14:24:20 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?p=849201 EURACTIV France reports.]]> https://www.euractiv.com/section/science-policymaking/news/qualms-over-france-s-move-to-ban-plastic-bags/feed/ 0 Poto?nik: ‘Subsidies to energy and water use raise barriers to a circular economy’ https://www.euractiv.com/section/sustainable-dev/interview/poto-nik-subsidies-to-energy-and-water-use-raise-barriers-to-a-circular-economy/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/sustainable-dev/interview/poto-nik-subsidies-to-energy-and-water-use-raise-barriers-to-a-circular-economy/#respond Tue, 03 Jun 2014 08:05:42 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?p=847556 SPECIAL REPORT / EU environment commissioner Janez Poto?nik contends that a circular economy model is not just a realistic goal for the EU, but is “inevitable”. Reducing Europe’s waste using “tried and tested” methods is going to be a key issue for the next Parliament's mandate.]]> https://www.euractiv.com/section/sustainable-dev/interview/poto-nik-subsidies-to-energy-and-water-use-raise-barriers-to-a-circular-economy/feed/ 0