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Germany: Landbell becomes ERP shareholder

Online Published Date : 02 July 2014 | Appeared in issue: -

The Landbell Group, one of Germany’s leading compliance and packaging and waste disposal specialists, and the European Recycling Platform SAS (ERP) announced last Friday that the Landbell Group will become a shareholder of ERP. ERP offers..

Political groups grill Juncker

Online Published Date : 10 July 2014 | Appeared in issue: Issue 693 - 09 July 2014

The Council nominee for European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker was appearing before the European Parliament’s seven political groups for hearings this week ahead of the 15 July plenary vote on his candidacy.The hearings are a..

Food banks can cut food waste

Online Published Date : 10 July 2014 | Appeared in issue: Issue 693 - 09 July 2014

Food donation is an important lever for reducing food waste and food poverty across Europe. This was the key message delivered by the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) during its 7 July conference "Food donation. Fighting food..

Parliament gets to work on emissions trading

Online Published Date : 23 July 2014 | Appeared in issue: -

The newly-composed European Parliament (EP) will immediately tackle a number of legislative proposals that were started in the previous term, its biggest political group, the European People’s Party (EPP), announced last week.An..

Ministers debate green growth

Online Published Date : 23 July 2014 | Appeared in issue: Issue 394 - 16 July 2014

Environment ministers meet this week at the first main environmental meeting under the Italian Presidency – the 16-17 July Informal Environment Council – to debate the hot topic of green growth, an issue central to the highly..

Plea to Juncker to scrap Chief Scientific Advisor

Online Published Date : 30 July 2014 | Appeared in issue: -

A group of non-governmental organisations (NGOs) have written to European Commission President elect Jean-Claude Juncker urging him to drop the post of Chief Scientific Advisor (CSA) when he takes up office on 1 November.The NGOs are unhappy..

France: New head for Adelphe

Online Published Date : 30 July 2014 | Appeared in issue: Issue 396 - 28 July 2014

François Demeure Dit Latte has been appointed managing director of France’s packaging recovery scheme for glass Adelphe, its parent company packaging green dot scheme Eco-Emballages announced earlier this month.Demeure Dit Latte,..

More POPs to get EU limits for concentration in waste

Online Published Date : 30 July 2014 | Appeared in issue: -

The EU is about to add to the list of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) subject to concentration limits in waste that is set out in two annexes to a 2004 regulation (850/2004).The additions come in a draft European Commission regulation..

Winding down for summer

Online Published Date : 30 July 2014 | Appeared in issue: -

The European Parliament has already started its ‘summer holidays’ and the European Commission, which had its last Commission college meeting last Wednesday, commences its seasonal August break next week – with just a skeleton..

Forthcoming Meetings

Online Published Date : 30 July 2014 | Appeared in issue: Issue 396 - 28 July 2014

September 3-4European Parliament, Environment, Public Health and Food Safety Committee, Brussels September 24-25European Parliament, Environment, Public Health and Food Safety Committee, Brussels September 29-30European ..