Microplastics – EURACTIV.com https://www.euractiv.com EU news and policy debates across languages Fri, 12 Apr 2019 10:42:01 +0000 en-GB hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.9 https://www.euractiv.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2017/02/ea_favicon_16x16.png Microplastics – EURACTIV.com https://www.euractiv.com 32 32 Time to banish wet wipes from our sewers https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/opinion/time-to-banish-wet-wipes-from-our-sewers/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/opinion/time-to-banish-wet-wipes-from-our-sewers/#respond Mon, 24 Sep 2018 09:00:32 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=1273490 https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/opinion/time-to-banish-wet-wipes-from-our-sewers/feed/ 0 MEPs vote to turn ‘plastic wastelands into fields of gold’ https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/meps-vote-to-turn-plastic-wastelands-into-fields-of-gold/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/meps-vote-to-turn-plastic-wastelands-into-fields-of-gold/#respond Fri, 14 Sep 2018 05:51:06 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1270606 https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/meps-vote-to-turn-plastic-wastelands-into-fields-of-gold/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 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 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 UN agrees on resolution to combat ‘planetary crisis’ of ocean plastics https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/un-agrees-on-resolution-to-combat-planetary-crisis-of-ocean-plastics/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/un-agrees-on-resolution-to-combat-planetary-crisis-of-ocean-plastics/#respond Thu, 07 Dec 2017 05:53:34 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1197454 https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/un-agrees-on-resolution-to-combat-planetary-crisis-of-ocean-plastics/feed/ 0 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 Microplastics, macro problems https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/microplastics-macro-problems/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/microplastics-macro-problems/#respond Tue, 21 Nov 2017 06:04:25 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=1192695 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/microplastics-macro-problems/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 Plastic fibres found in tap water around the world, study reveals https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/plastic-fibres-found-in-tap-water-around-the-world-study-reveals/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/plastic-fibres-found-in-tap-water-around-the-world-study-reveals/#respond Thu, 07 Sep 2017 12:12:58 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1172870 https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/plastic-fibres-found-in-tap-water-around-the-world-study-reveals/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 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 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