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Euractiv.pl: The place for plastics in a zero-emission economy

Euractiv.pl: The place for plastics in a zero-emission economy

Recycling of plastic packaging must improve in the EU. Still, the real problem is not plastics themselves, but their appropriate use and waste management. This is the conclusion from the discussion at the webinar organized by EURACTIV Poland titled “A New Paradigm for Plastics and Their Role in the EU’s Zero-Emission Economy Plans”.


Navigating the latest changes in waste legislation

Navigating the latest changes in waste legislation

Tom Eng, Senior Vice President and Head of Tomra Recycling, provides an overview of some of the recent changes in European and international waste legislation and highlights the implications of these changes for waste operators.


Stadler takes part in EU-funded New-Mine research project

Stadler takes part in EU-funded New-Mine research project

Older sites predating the introduction of government regulations, which tend to be filled with municipal solid waste and lack modern landfill technology, will soon require costly remediation measures to avoid future environmental and health problems.


UK expected to break away from ECHA and EU Reach

UK expected to break away from ECHA and EU Reach

The UK is no longer seeking associate membership of the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) after it departs the EU customs union umbrella next year, meaning that the country will have its own regulatory framework post-Brexit.


Celanese files anti-dumping petition with the European Commission against KPIC

Celanese files anti-dumping petition with the European Commission against KPIC

Celanese Corporation (NYSE: CE), a global chemical and specialty materials company, today announces it has filed a petition with the European Commission’s Directorate-General For Trade seeking Anti-Dumping duties on imports of Ultra-High Molecular Weight Polyethylene (UHMWPE) from Korea Petrochemical Industry Co., Ltd. (KPIC) of Seoul, South Korea, into the European Union.


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