10 July 2017

Rethink Plastic - a new European alliance to cut plastic use, of which Friends of the Earth Europe is a member - has sent an open letter to the European Commission calling on them to propose strong and harmonised EU legislation within the EU Strategy on Plastics – due to be published at the end of 2017. Copies of this letter have been sent to Vice-Presidents Timmermans and Katainen, and Environment Commissioner Vella.

4 July 2017

Amigos de la Tierra/Friends of the Earth Spain undertook this report which looks at the separate collection of biowaste in six different cities and municipalities in Spain. A survey of 40 questions was carried out, including demographic characteristics, amounts and types of collected biowaste, collection and treatment options used, costs, products sold and production process, emissions and carbon footprint information and jobs created.

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