July 2015

FULL APPLICATION OF THE RULES OF THE CLASSIFICATION, LABELLING AND PACKAGING REGULATION

As of 1 June the Classification, Labelling and Packaging (CLP) Regulation has become fully applicable across the EU. Whilst the CLP had already replaced the old rules on the classification, labelling and packaging of substances in December 2010 it now also applies to...

RESOURCE EFFICIENCY AMONG THE CHAPTERS OF NEW G7 DECLARATION

When the G7 Leaders convened in Elmau, Germany, on 7-8 June they discussed the global economy, as well as foreign, security and development policy issues, but also climate/energy and resource efficiency. On resource efficiency, the final declaration includes a...

A SECOND EC PUBLIC CONSULTATION ON THE DISTORTION OF THE WASTE MARKET STARTED

The European Commission has launched a second public consultation within the work on the Circular Economy. To recap, the consultation is organised in the context of a Commission study looking into obstacles to the functioning of waste markets, which was launched in...

COMMISSION LAUNCHES PUBLIC CONSULTATION ON CIRCULAR ECONOMY

The European Commission opened its Public Consultation on the Circular Economy on 28 May. The deadline for contributions from stakeholders has been set for 20 August 2015. The consultation aims to collect stakeholder views on the best policy options for putting...
ENVI COMMITTEE ADOPTS PIETIKAINEN DRAFT REPORT, JUNE 17, BRUSSELS

EXPRA EPR GLOSSARY UPDATED

As there were several developments during the last year, we updated the EXPRA EPR glossary. It is a collection of terms that are commonly used in the field of...

CONAI (ITALY) FOR EXPO MILANO 2015

CONAI (ITALY) FOR EXPO MILANO 2015

Conai is the official supporter of the Circular Economy Program for Expo Milano 2015, which provides the enhancement of waste recycling in the exhibition site during the italian six months event....

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