Category Archives: Politics

Europe bans single-use plastics to reduce marine litter

Single use plastics often end up in the sea, causing a threat to nature. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

The European Council has agreed to tackle marine litter coming from 10 single-use plastic products, abandoned fishing gear and oxo-degradable plastics. The leaders of the European Member States...

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European Elections: What should a water professional vote?

Live debate European Elections 2019. Photo: EU

Between 23 and 26 May the EU citizens will choose a new European Parliament. For the water professional, these are important elections because legislation and regulations about water are mostly made in Europe. A vote for Members of the European...

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