Category Archives: Waste and producer responsibility
It is always pleasing when you look below the surface and see real change in a market, city or organization. No more so than with the low-carbon economy, a market that is growing rapidly and creating a more sustainable model … Continue reading
More of the EU’s broken fridges, phones and gadgets are set to be collected and recycled, following MEPs’ approval on Thursday of new targets agreed with Council. The update to Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) legislation offers consumers new … Continue reading
Once a year, European Mayors gather to confirm their commitment at the Covenant of Mayors annual ceremony. Yesterday ceremony was the third year - and now the signatories exceeded 3000 with a commitment to go beyond the EU 2020 energy targets. … Continue reading
The new recipes will hopefully take away the clothing industry’s most dangerous chemicals. Mary Jonstrups, a PhD Student in biotechnology at the Faculty of Engineering in the Swedish University city Lund have developed a new method to purify dyed textile … Continue reading
Toxic Wastes to Developing Countries to Become Law.
In a major breakthrough decision at the 10th Conference of the Parties of the Basel Convention, 178 Parties agreed to allow an early entry into force of law of the Basel Ban Amendment which prohibits all exports of hazardous wastes, … Continue reading