The European Green Deal: Biodiversity can’t wait
President of the Study Group on The sustainable economy we need at EESC, Josep Puxeu Rocamora, argues that when it comes to the European Green Deal, biodiversity cannot wait.
The environment: A focus on deposit return schemes to increase recycling
Rebecca Pow MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs in the UK, states the case for real change when it comes to the environment, including introducing deposit return schemes to increase recycling and clamp down on litter.
Recycling and waste in Scotland: Leading the UK on a deposit return scheme
Scotland’s Deposit Return Scheme is charted here by Zero Waste Scotland’s Deposit Return Programme Manager, David Barnes in this recycling focus.
A Green New Deal for Europe
Here, Raimund Bleischwitz from University College London, Bartlett School of Environment, Energy and Resources (UCL BSEER), proposes a Green New Deal for Europe.
The importance of building a sustainable brand
Here, we explore the importance of building a sustainable brand and what you have to know to achieve one.
New report shows global progress towards eliminating plastic pollution
The scale of global efforts to eliminate plastic pollution has been revealed in a new report published by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, in collaboration with the UN Environment Programme.
Renewable energy is not enough: Paper highlights what more is needed to reach climate...
The Ellen MacArthur Foundation has launched a new paper, in collaboration with Material Economics, revealing the need for a fundamental shift in the global approach to reach climate targets.
Transitioning to a green economy: Is carbon offsetting the answer?
When it comes to transitioning to a green economy and carbon offsetting, William Richardson, Founder and Managing Director of Green Element provides his thoughts.
Environmental approaches to regional security
Juri Martin from EuroAcademy offers his expert thoughts on environmental approaches to regional security
Why championing recycling can help to combat climate change
Ranjit Baxi, comments on the link between recycling and climate change, as well as the success of the celebrated Global Recycling Day 2019 on 18th March in cities globally.
Planting the seeds of sustainable growth in our cities
In this article, George Adams discusses how cities are the engines powering the development of the human race: How does sustainable growth factor into this vision?
The environment: Diversified waste treatment in Taiwan
The Environmental Protection Administration (Taiwan) charts their efforts when it comes to diversified waste treatment.
A new era of resource focused waste management policy
The Government’s resources and waste strategy provides a clear framework for long-awaited resource and waste management policy in the UK.
Green technologies gearing up globally in East and West
The EU has been a pioneer in green technologies for decades, but China is rapidly catching up in eco-innovation, explains Prof Dr Raimund Bleischwitz.
Commission welcomes ambitious agreement to reduce marine litter
The European Parliament and the Council of the European Union have reached a provisional agreement on the new measures proposed to tackle marine litter
Deposit-return and Scotland’s circular economy
Iain Gulland, Chief Executive of Zero Waste Scotland shares his thoughts on Scotland’s planned deposit-return scheme for beverage containers and on the circular economy
The future of circular economies: Achieving zero waste to landfill
Richard Walker, Marketing Manager at Reconomy shares the benefits of setting a 0% landfill target and explains why it is an achievable goal for businesses
EU Green Week 2017: Coming together for the environment
The environment gets its spot in the limelight as EU Green Week 2017 gets underway, bringing policy issues to the forefront of discussions
Circling around business waste
Liz Allen, environment consultant at Hosking Associates, explains why a circular approach to business waste could benefit the environment and your bottom line We have...
The circular economy – an investment with a triple win
Karmenu Vella, EU Commissioner for the Environment highlights why Europe needs a circular economy. Everyone who looks closely at the economic and environmental realities of...