Tag Archives: Europe

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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Romania: Europe supports waterworks in two regions

Public water company Aries will manage the project in Cluj and Salaj. Photo: Aries Apa. 

Improving the water and wastewater infrastructure in 189 localities in Romania. In the counties of Cluj and Salaj European will invest 355 million euro. The work will start this spring and will be completed in 2023, reports the Read more

Tourists in Europe are swimming in raw sewage despite ‘Blue Flags’

Due to summer peaks, illegal discharges and bad functioning wastewater treatment plants (WWTP’s) tourists on several European coasts are swimming in raw sewage. Brown foam, bandages, condoms and toilet paper are washing upon the shores in different European Member States, causing health risks for holiday makers.

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