Tag Archives: Microplastics

Europe: Deal on Drinking Water Directive

Public water dispensers will be available to all European citizens. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

The European Parliament and the European Council agreed in Strasbourg on a revised Drinking Water Directive on Wednesday 18 December. The European Commission welcomes their decision to improve the quality of drinking water...

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European Parliament calls for ban on micro-plastics

European Parliament calls for ban on micro-plastics. Photo: European Parliament, YouTube.

Intentionally added micro-plastics in cosmetics, personal care products, detergents and cleaning products should be forbidden by 2020. The Committee on Environment, Public Health and Food Safety wants to ban micro-plastics as soon as possible. During a plenary meeting on Thursday 13 September the...
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