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  • 24 November 2020 European Council on Farm-to-Fork: harmonize FCM rules, mandatory declaration of compliance

    The EU Council published a set of conclusions on the Farm-to-Fork Strategy, encouraging the harmonization of FCM rules and calling for a mandatory declaration of compliance for all...

    food-contact-materials Sustainability & Regulations news  
  • 24 November 2020 Circular Plastic Alliance: first actions

    The first deliverables of the Circular Plastics Alliance were released: a work plan on design-for-recycling of plastic products, and state-of-play on collected and sorted plastic waste,...

    recycling | circular-economy Sustainability & Regulations news  
  • 24 November 2020 LCA of single-use beverage packaging materials

    Life cycle analysis of beverage materials revealed highest environmental impact for glass bottles; lowest impact for recycled aluminium containers for pressurized drinks, Tetra Paks...

    life-cycle-assessment | recycling Sustainability & Regulations news  
  • 24 November 2020 Upstream innovation guide from Ellen MacArthur Foundation

    A new guide for packaging innovation introduces strategies to eliminate, reuse and recirculate packaging materials, including an extensive example database, and provides resources for...

    circular-economy | sustainability | guidance Sustainability & Regulations news  
  • 27 October 2020 Self-adhesive label companies launch a broad-based industry recycling initiative

    FINAT, the European self-adhesive labelling industry association, is pleased to formally announce the launch of ‘CELAB-Europe’, a significant new initiative designed to create a circular...

    Sustainability & Regulations news  
  • 15 October 2020 Green Deal: Commission adopts new Chemicals Strategy towards a toxic-free environment

    Today, the European Commission adopted the EU Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability. The Strategy is the first step towards a zero pollution ambition for a toxic-free environment announced...

    green-deal | reach | chemical-strategy-for-sustainability Sustainability & Regulations news  
  • 9 October 2020 Concerns over EU’s ability to meet set recycling targets

    European Court of Auditors reviews EU response to growing plastic waste and regulation enacted to address it; warns EU member states not to underestimate challenge of achieving 50%...

    Sustainability & Regulations news  
  • 2 October 2020 Green Deal - Chemicals for Sustainability

    The upcoming Chemicals for Sustainability strategy, part of the Green Deal, will be presented on October 14. It will most likely tackle several relevant challenges in risk assessment,...

    Sustainability & Regulations news  
  • 2 October 2020 Brexit: How to comply with UK REACH

    Following the current path, the transition period will end at the end of the year, and the UK will become officially separated form the EU-27 on 1/1/2021. The regime for UK chemical...

    Sustainability & Regulations news  
  • 1 October 2020 Germany announces intention to restrict bisphenols

    Restriction intention submitted to European Chemicals Agency (ECHA); aims to limit bisphenol A (BPA) and structurally similar bisphenols to maximum concentration of 0.02% by weight...

    Sustainability & Regulations news  
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