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Image for Circular economy plastics design conference to be centre stage at London Design Festival
Designing plastics for the circular economy is the theme of a conference taking place in London later this month.
Image for Industry leaders, MEPs and NGOs write to Jean Claude-Juncker over concern about “lower priority” for resource efficiency
Unilever chief executive Paul Polman, Ellen MacArthur and former Irish Prime Minister John Bruton have written to Jean Claude-Juncker to outline the importance of the circular economy.
Image for Global report published ahead of UN meeting shows resource productivity benefits
The Global Commission on the Economy and Climate has published a report ahead of the United Nations Climate Summit 2014 that shows climate change can be fought while still growing the global economy.
Image for Karmenu Vella is new European Environment Commissioner
The replacement to Janez Potočnik as European Environment Commissioner is likely to be Maltese politician Karmenu Vella.
Image for European Commissioner Janez Potočnik calls for resource productivity target in final speech
In his final speech to the European Parliament, European Environment Commissioner Janez Potočnik has called on it to introduce a resource productivity target.
Image for Green groups propose Office of Resource Risk
A coalition of the UK’s leading environmental groups has called for the creation of an Office for Resource Risk as part of a series of environmental recommendations.
Image for Dunbar becomes Scotland’s first Zero Waste Town
A pilot project has made Dunbar in East Lothian the first Scottish Zero Waste Town.
Image for More focus needed on preventing waste, says WRAP chief executive Liz Goodwin
WRAP chief executive Liz Goodwin has said that there needs to be more focus on the top end of the waste hierarchy.
Image for Government correct in maintaining fourth carbon budget due to climate threat, say MPs
MPs on the Energy and Climate Change Committee have said that the decision by the Government to continue to support the fourth carbon budget is vital due to the threat from climate change.
Image for New Italian EU presidency to prioritise plastic bag reduction
Italy has taken over the presidency of the European Union and one of its priorities will be to reduce plastic bag consumption.
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