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24 Jan 2018

Reducing marine litter: action on single use plastics and fishing gear

16 Jan 2018

Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union, is launching a new website section dedicated to circular economy.

21 Dec 2017

The Commission's Plastic Strategy in early 2018 will address possible approaches to address some single-use plastic items and marine litter including lost or abandoned fishing gear.

13 Dec 2017

The roadmap for the Evaluation of legislation on Food Contact Materials - Regulation (EC) No 1935/2004 is now open for comments from stakeholders.

10 Nov 2017
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The European Commission has just launched the pilot phase of a new EU-wide framework for sustainable buildings called Level(s). The pilot phase is expected to last until 2019 and stakeholders are warmly invited to participate in the testing phase.