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                Regions need to recycle better

                Regions need to recycle better

                The conference debated on waste management targets and some key economic instruments helping to improve waste prevention and recycling performances

                Waste, Commission reforms

                Waste, Commission reforms

                EEB welcomes the waste policy proposals published by the European Commission which set bold targets for recycling in Europe

                New technology turns waste into biogas

                New technology turns waste into biogas

                A new research by Wong et al. in Biotechnology for Biofuels presents a new method to improve renewable energy production from waste thanks to a simple pretreatment.

                Metal recycling needs better technologies

                Metal recycling needs better technologies

                According to an analysis by the European Commission (EC), current metal recycling rates are too low, so new recycling tecnologies and imporved policies are requirred.

                Pharmaceuticals pollute European water

                Pharmaceuticals pollute European water

                The European Parliament has voted to weaken European Commission legislation by allowing water pollution from pharmaceuticals to continue.

                Waste transportation: the new EU scourge

                Waste transportation: the new EU scourge

                According to a report by the European Environmental Agency, EU member states exports more and more waste, among them but also outside Europe.

                Water in Europe is overexploited

                Water in Europe is overexploited

                Europe needs to redouble efforts in using water more efficiently to avoid undermining its economy, according to a new report from the European Environment Agency (EEA)

                Banks invest in green transport

                Banks invest in green transport

                A new initiative that will promote buses, trains and cycling as a means of reducing greenhouse gas emissions from the transport sector, was announced during Rio +20 Earth Summit.

                International trade impacts global ecosystems

                International trade impacts global ecosystems

                According to a new report by EEA, International trade allows EU consumption and production to impact ecosystems and human health across the globe.

                Wasted milk boosts carbon emissions

                Wasted milk boosts carbon emissions

                According to a new scientific study by Dr David Reay of Edinburgh University, wasted milk creates every year a carbon footprint equivalent to thousands of car exhausts.

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