Italy’s plastic tax proposal angers ‘packaging valley’ before crucial regional vote

By |november 4th, 2019|ban on plastics, Luigi Di Maio, Matteo Renzi, News, packaging, plastic tax, plastics, Roberto Gualtieri, single-use plastics, Waste and recycling|

The government is open to rediscuss a proposed tax on single-use plastics, out of concern for the country's world-leading packaging sector based in Emilia-Romagna where regional elections are scheduled in January.

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French professional League and WWF join forces to boost sustainability in football

By |april 26th, 2019|ban on plastics, ecological footprint, environment, football, France, LFP, News, WWF|

The French professional football governing body and the environmental NGO WWF signed a partnership in April to reduce the ecological footprint of football clubs.

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French professional League and WWF join forces to boost sustainability in football

By |april 26th, 2019|ban on plastics, ecological footprint, environment, football, France, LFP, News, WWF|

The French professional football governing body and the environmental NGO WWF signed a partnership in April to reduce the ecological footprint of football clubs.

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Big brands pledge to turn tide on global plastic waste

By |oktober 29th, 2018|ban on plastics, environmental concerns, European Parliament, News, plastic pollution|

Big brands - from Coca Cola to Kellogg - pledged on Monday (29 October) to cut all plastic waste from their operations in what the United Nations called the most ambitious effort yet to fight plastic pollution.

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Karmenu Vella: ‘We were encouraged by EU ban on plastic bags’

By |februar 28th, 2018|ban on plastics, Karmenu Vella, News, plastics, Plastics Strategy|

Single-use plastics like cutlery could be banned under new EU proposals due out in May, said Karmenu Vella, the EU’s Environment Commissioner, in an interview with EURACTIV.com.

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Katainen: ‘We need to change the fundamentals of the plastics market’

By |februar 8th, 2018|ban on plastics, News, Plastic recycling, plastic tax, Plastics Strategy|

The European Commission is looking at different types of fiscal incentives to increase demand for recycled plastics, which are currently more costly than virgin materials, Jyrki Katainen told EURACTIV in an interview.

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A plan for plastics

By |februar 7th, 2018|ban on plastics, Circular Economy Package, Frans Timmermans, Jyrki Katainen, Karmenu Vella, Microplastics, News, Plastic Strategy, plastic tax, Plastics Strategy, PlasticsEurope|

The EU is losing 95% of the value of the plastics it produces. But the European Commission has a strategy to make plastic packaging more sustainable, both environmentally and economically.

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Plastics: The invisible oil spill

By |december 19th, 2017|ban on plastics, Microplastics, News, oceans, Plastic recycling, plastics, Plastics Strategy|

Plastic is everywhere, polluting our waters, choking marine wildlife, and even in our food and water. It is a problem of global proportions but an ambitious EU Plastics Strategy can create vital momentum, writes Pierre-Yves Cousteau.

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Upgrade the plastic, don’t ban or tax it

By |december 1st, 2017|ban on plastics, EU Commission, marine litter, Microplastics, News, Plastic Strategy, plastic tax, plastics|

A tax or ban on plastics won't solve pollution problems, but it would deprive the world od a cheap and valuable material. The solution is to make it biodegradable and recyclable, writes Michael Stephen.

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