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Plastics
May 29, 2018

Commission proposes new EU-wide rules to target single-use plastic products

First Vice-President Frans Timmermans, responsible for sustainable development said: "This Commission promised to be big…
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Plastics
May 29, 2018

Minister Denis Naughten welcomes EU action on plastic litter

The Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Denis Naughten has welcomed a proposal from…
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Plastics
April 27, 2018

SuperValu becomes Ireland’s First Grocery Retailer to Introduce Compostable Produce Bags

Initiative forms part of pledge to make 100% of SuperValu Own Brand and Fresh Produce…
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Plastics
April 25, 2018

Clarity needed on environmental impact of plastic waste for evidence-based policy

Plastic waste in the environment presents cause for concern, but scientific understanding of its exact…
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Plastics
April 24, 2018

SuperValu Becomes First Retailer To Introduce Compostable Bags

SuperValu has recently announced that it is the first grocery retailer in Ireland to introduce…
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Plastics
April 18, 2018

Research Team Engineers a Better Plastic-Degrading Enzyme

A breakthrough in enzyme research led by the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy…
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Plastics
April 16, 2018

Technology to tackle the plastic pollution threat to water ecosystems

Millions of tonnes of plastic waste enter the world's oceans each year, posing a threat…
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Plastics
March 12, 2018

Environment ministers discussed the Circular Economy and the Plastics Strategy

At today's Environment Council, ministers exchanged views on the package presented by the Commission on…
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