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MEPs to vote on new EU strategy for plastics

An advisory report from the European Parliament’s environment committee on the European Union’s strategy for reducing plastic waste will be put to a vote...

Interview: Commissioner Vella opens sails for sustainability

From the increasing threat of marine litter to the cruise industry – Europe boasts a booming year-round cruise destination, it is no wonder the...

EU to lay off cancer-causing chemicals

To protect workers in the European Union from workplace-related cancer as well as other health problems, the European Commission has proposed to limit exposure...

Plans to boost recycling in Europe

The share of municipal waste, which includes garbage from households and businesses, that is being recycled is only 44% today. It could rise to...

New EU strategy to eliminate plastic waste

The first-ever Europe-wide strategy on plastics was adopted on January 16 to protect the environment from plastic pollution, turning a challenge into a positive...

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Environmental crime is the fourth largest criminal activity worldwide

On Tuesday, Parliament approved new rules on environmental crimes...

Parliament adopts new transparency rules for political advertising

On Tuesday, Parliament adopted new rules on transparency and...

European Commission offers ways to ease farmers’ burden

The European Commission (EC) is taking steps to cut...

UK and EU to jointly tackle illegal immigration

The UK and its former EU partners have agreed...

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