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EU to probe Chinese tire dumping

The European Commission has started antidumping investigation proceedings concerning imports of new and retreaded truck and bus tires from China.

Biodegradable mulch films supported in revision of EU Fertilisers Regulation

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.

MEPs pave the way for bioplastics in vote on waste legislation

European Bioplastics (EUBP), welcomes the positive outcome of the European Parliament’s plenary vote today on the waste legislation proposal.


EuPC comments new Circular Economy proposal

On December 2nd the European Commission published its long awaited Circular Economy package.

MEPs against recycling of plastics that contain DEHP

The EU Commission should not authorise the recycling of plastics that contain the banned softener diethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP), MEPs say.

French law introduces measures to strengthen bioplastics market

Biobased, biodegradable fruit and vegetable bags will be mandatory in France as of January 2017.

European Bioplastics backs EP's decision on plastic bags

European Bioplastics welcomes the decision as it recognises the benefits of compostable bags.

MEP's adopt EU legislation on lightweight plastic carrier bags

European Parliament adopted EU legislation on lightweight plastic carrier bags.

Plastic converters on MEP's voting on plastic carrier bags

EuPC commented the European Parliament's plenary vote on plastic carrier bags.

MEPs voted to reduce plastic bags use

EU countries would have to reduce the use of the most common plastic bags by at at least 80% by 2019.

Ineos sues Sinopec for breaches of intellectual rights

Ineos is taking legal action against a number of Sinopec and Sinopec subsidiaries for breach of contract and misuse of trade secrets.

MEPs back the proposal on plastic carrier bags

EU states would have to reduce the consumption of most common and polluting plastic bags by 80% by 2019.

EC opens in-depth investigation into a Solvay-Ineos joint venture

Preliminary investigation had expressed competition concerns in the market of suspension polyvinyl chloride, says European Commission.

EU to reduce plastic bag consumption

Member states will choose the most appropriate measures to reduce their use of plastic carrier bags.

EuBP: Ban or tax oil-based plastic shopping bags

Bioplastics association publishes position paper on shopping bags.