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Plans progress for first polystyrene recycling plants in Europe

INEOS Styrolution, Recycling Technologies and Trinseo have announced that they have reached a significant milestone in their plans to build commercial polystyrene (PS) recycling plants…

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European associations seek 100 percent UBC recycling rate

Two Brussels-based trade groups say thorough aluminum can recycling process is achievable. European Aluminium and Metal Packaging Europe, two Brussels-based trade associations, have launched what they…

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Safe and resilient forests: Commission works for wildfire prevention in Europe and globally

On Monday, following the International Day of Forests, the Commission has published new guidelines to facilitate a better understanding of land-based wildfire prevention and effective…

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Future of Europe: Engaging with citizens to build a more resilient Europe

On Wednesday, EP President Sassoli, Prime Minister of Portugal Costa and Commission President von der Leyen signed the Joint Declaration on the Conference on the…

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Europe’s Digital Decade: Commission sets the course towards a digitally empowered Europe by 2030

On Tuesday, the Commission presents a vision, targets and avenues for a successful digital transformation of Europe by 2030. This is also critical to achieve…

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Violence and harassment across Europe much higher than official records

More than one in four Europeans were victims of harassment and 22 million were physically attacked in one year. But crime victims typically do not…

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As Big Energy Gains, Can Europe’s Community Renewables Compete?

In the old medieval market town of Heilbronn, perched on the Neckar River in southwestern Germany, the zeal of the city’s award-winning renewable energy cooperative…

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Tomra equips Borealis European recycling effort

Austria-based plastics producer Borealis and European sorting equipment maker Tomra have opened what they call a “state-of-the-art” plant for postconsumer plastic scrap sorting and mechanical…

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Brussels consults on EU targets to restore Europe’s biodiversity

The EU Commission made a bid Monday to restore Europe’s damaged ecosystems and help tackle climate change, as it launched a public consultation on legally…

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PepsiCo commits to 100 percent recycled plastic for its bottles in Europe

  PepsiCo is committing to eliminate all virgin plastic from its Pepsi brand beverage bottles sold in nine European Union markets by 2022. The company…

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