European Week for Waste Reduction 2019 – Register your action!

The European Week for Waste Reduction (EWWR) is the biggest Europe-wide initiative promoting since 2009 the implementation of awareness-raising actions about sustainable resource and waste management during a single week.

"Circular economy" and "non-toxic environment" – How should we deal with the interfaces between chemicals, product and waste legislation?

In its 7th Environmental Action Programme, the European Commission aims at two essential goals in the handling of substances and materials known under the buzzwords "non-toxic environment" and "circular economy".

ERPA statement on the critical situation faced by the European paper recycling sector

ERPA, the recovered paper branch of the European Recycling Industries’ Confederation (EuRIC), is concerned about the developments on the global recovered paper market which negatively impacts paper recycling in Europe.

'Let's put an end to the era of plastic in Europe' – European citizens' initiative

The European Commission decided to register 3 new European citizens' initiatives, one of which is 'Let's put an end to the era of plastic in Europe'.

High-level event of the Circular Plastics Alliance – Co-signers may still join

On 20 September 2019 in Brussels, the Circular Plastics Alliance will present and adopt its declaration.

EU Raw Materials Week 2019

The fourth edition of the EU "Raw Materials Week" will take place from Monday 18 to Friday 22 November 2019, in Brussels.

Earth Overshoot Day 2019 is July 29, the earliest ever

Global Footprint Network promotes real-world solutions that #MoveTheDate, accelerating the transition to one-planet prosperity

Single-use plastics directive published

The single-use plastics directive was published in the Official Journal of the European Union on 12 June 2019.