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Commission called to task on circular economy plan

The European Parliament’s Environment Committee has called on the EU executive to table a new, ambitious proposal on the circular economy, following the controversial withdrawal of a draft package by the European Commission last year.
Health 17-04-2014

Parliament votes for compulsory ‘made-in’ labels

The European Parliament voted on Tuesday (15 April) to oblige manufacturers to label all non-food goods with their country of origin, a step designed to help consumers know what they are buying, but one that has divided industry.