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Petition calls on Taunton Deane Borough Council to go single-use plastic free

A council has been accused of dragging its feet over calls for it to lead the fight against plastic items that cannot be re-used. An on-line petition created by Wivey Action on Climate and Environment urging Taunton Deane Borough Council to become single-use plastic free has more than 800 signatures… 

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CEWEP welcomes EU Communication’s Focus on Decontamination of Materials « Waste to Energy « Waste Management World

The Confederation of European Waste-to-Energy Plants (CEWEP) has welcomed the Commission’s Communication on the interface between chemical, product and waste legislation. According to CEWEP, while the Plastics Strategy, which represents the Commission’s vision for plastics in a Circular Economy was prominently noticed by the media and stakeholders, there was little or no attention paid to the Commission’s Communication on the interface between chemical, product and waste legislation (Interface Communication) and the accompanying staff document.