Tag Archives: land fill

Environment

EU plans to ban certain plastic bags by 2020

15 Jan 2014

Tesco shopping eco bag

The most hazardous plastics and certain plastic bags should be banned by 2020, as part of an EU strategy to reduce plastic waste in the environment, says the European Parliament in a resolution voted on 14 January 2014. The EU should also introduce binding plastic waste recycling targets, MEPs add.
In its call for action further [...]

Environment

EU to revise packaging ordinance next year

6 May 2013

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Since 1994, store the EU Packaging & Packaging Waste Directive places responsibility for ensuring that ?packaging is not excessive for the purpose intended and is suitable for recycling, purchase energy recovery or composting? firmly with the packaging producer. In 2014, help the ordinance will be revised. The emphasis ? as announced by the European [...]