Category Archives: Waste and producer responsibility

Climate strategy is a welfare issue

Europe is facing a shift political agendas. This transition will place greater focus on welfare, in both the short- and long-term, and in both policy and action. The organizations and individuals involved in social dialogue feel that the political leadership … Continue reading

Waste, waste, waste…

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

Electronics in the end of life policy

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

Cities show the way out of the crises

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

PhD Student developed a new method for the Clothing industries most dangerous chemicals

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

Toxic Wastes to Developing Countries to Become Law.

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