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Marine Litter continues to dominate the media, now the European Commission is responding to the discussion. To tackle the plastic waste in the oceans and seas, the Commision proposes new regulations for the reduction of plastic waste.
On 7 and 8 February, more than 200 delegates from the entire PET value chain from Europe and beyond gathered in Brussels for the annual Petcore Europe Conference 2018.
The EU-funded INCOM project has used cellulosic nanofiber to reinforce composite sandwich structures, thus reducing their weight and increasing their sustainability.
The first-ever Europe-wide strategy on plastics, adopted yesterday, is a part of the transition towards a more circular economy. It will protect the environment from plastic pollution whilst fostering growth and innovation, turning a challenge into a positive agenda for the Future of Europe.
Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström and Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono today announced the successful conclusion of the final discussions on the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA).
The BRIGIT project has produced new tailor-made biopolymers produced from lignocellulosic sugar waste for highly-demanding fire-resistant applications
The Plenary of the European Parliament voted in favour of supporting biodegradable mulch films in the revision of the EU Fertilizers Regulation.
In an Aug. 24 report, Cefic said chemicals output within the EU was up by 3.1 percent during first half of 2017, compared to the same period last year.
The European Commission has started antidumping investigation proceedings concerning imports of new and retreaded truck and bus tires from China.
13 July 2017, the European Parliament’s Committee on Internal Market and Consumer Protection (IMCO) adopted its report amending the European Commission's proposal for a revision of the Fertilisers Regulation.
VinylPlus announces exciting expert speaker line-up for VinylPlus Sustainability Forum 2017
European Bioplastics welcomes the decision as it recognises the benefits of compostable bags.