Scavengers at Bantargebang Garbage Dump

EU unveils revised recycling targets

Strategy to move to a ‘circular economy’ sets target to reduce landfill, but does not contain full resource efficiency indicators.

A small boat with fishermen aboard arrives to a fishing boat in Matosinhos

Ministers to discuss EU rules on discards

Fisheries ministers will next week discuss a proposal that aims at adjusting EU law to eliminate the practice of throwing unwanted fish back into the sea.  The EU earlier this year agreed …


Italy's environment policy

The Italian government has a lot of work to do to improve its environmental record.


Member states reach compromise on biofuel

The compromise would limit the use of biofuel to meet EU targets, but would provide member states with a long list of exceptions.