Sun. May 29th, 2022
fabric, cloth, textile
The EU promotes circular economy models for the textile industry. Photo by DWilliam on Pixabay
CIRCULAR ECONOMY
  • Green Deal: New proposals to make sustainable products the norm and boost Europe’s resource independence
  • Opening remarks by EVP Timmermans at the press conference on making sustainable products the norm in the EU
  • EU Commissioner Sinkevičius on the adoption Circular Economy package (Ecodesign for Sustainable Products and Textiles)
  • EU Commission Q&A on the Sustainable Products Initiative
  • EU Commission Q&A on the Strategy for Sustainable and Circular Textiles
  • EU Commission Q&A: Revision of the Construction Products Regulation
  • Circular Economy: EU Commission proposes new consumer rights and a ban on greenwashing
CIRCULAR ECONOMY – MEMBER STATES
  • Bundesregierung unterstützt Initiative der EU-Kommission für nachhaltige Produkte
CIRCULAR ECONOMY – MEPS
  • Statements der EU-Abgerodneten Bentele (CDU) und Doleschal (CSU) zur Kreislaufwirtschaft
  • Markus Ferber (CSU) warnt vor unnötiger Bürokratie und Belastungen: Kreislaufwirtschaft – keine Staatswirtschaft
  • Grüne/EFA: Nachhaltige Produkte by Design – ein Meilenstein im Übergang zur Kreislaufwirtschaft
CIRCULAR ECONOMY – STAKEHOLDERS
  • New Circular Economy package set to be a game-changer – EEB
  • New consumer rights and product requirements pave the way for more sustainable consumption
  • BusinessEurope: EU Commission’s Sustainable Product Initiative is an opportunity for more circularity”
  • Eurocommerce: Sustainable Products Initiative: the right approach – but legislators must keep it workable
  • Eurocommerce: A successful EU Textile Strategy needs close involvement of supply chain
  • Agora: A circular economy accelerates EU industry’s path to independence from fossil fuels
OECD
  • EU Commissioner Sinkevičius: Speech at the OECD’s Ministerial Environment Policy Committee (EPOC) meeting (online) Ensuring a Resilient and Healthy Environment for All
  • EU Commissioner Sinkevičius: 2nd speech at the OECD’s Ministerial Environment Policy Committee (EPOC) – online
ORGANIC POLLUTANTS
  • Vote on organic pollutants, debate with Commissioner Sinkevičius, and Food Security
REACH
  • BDI: Industrie sieht breite PFAS-Beschränkung mit Sorge
THE ROTTERDAM CONVENTION
  • APAC preparatory meetings held in the lead-up to the triple COPs
PESTICIDES
  • EFSA: Pesticides in food: latest report published
SILICA BRIEFS
  • Feed Additive Silica Market Outlook 2022 Analysis By Leading Keyplayers | Solvay, Evonik Industries, Quechen Silicon Chemical, PPG – Business Merseyside
  • Silica sand mine concerns
  • Perpetual Resources” analysis of Beharra Silica Sand Project data suggests material reduction in impurity profile
  • Silica-based Matting Agents Market Size, Growth Drivers And Forecast | Leading Players – Evonik Industries, PPG Industries, Huntsman, WR Grace, The Lubrizol, PQ Corporation, Imerys, Quantum Silicones – FortBendNow
  • Global Silica Flour Filler Market Rising Trends, Industry Analysis and Demands 2022 to 2028 – FortBendNow
  • Proposed silica sand mine on First Nation territory still opposed by advocates
  • Global Hollow Silica Market Growth, Trends and Forecast 2022 to 2028 – Nanoshel, Materium, KAUST Catalysis Center Sukgyung AT – FortBendNow
  • Silica for Oral Care Sales Market Outlook 2022 Analysis By Leading Keyplayers | Solvay, Evonik Industries, Quechen Silicon Chemical, PPG – FortBendNow
  • ‘Particulate matter,’ silica and iron oxide pieces, get a cancer drug recalled
  • Global Column-Layer Chromatographic Silica Gel Market Industry Growth Analysis | ACME Synthetic Chemicals, Sorbead India, Maharashtra Chemical Products, SANPONT – FortBendNow
  • Improving asphalt road pavement using engineered nano mineral composites
  • Silica Gel Desiccant Market Outlook 2022 Analysis By Leading Keyplayers | Clariant, Shanghai Gongshi, Grace, OhE Chemicals – FortBendNow
  • High Silica Zeolite Market Size, Growth Drivers And Forecast | Leading Players – UOP (Honeywell), CECA (Arkema), BASF, Zeochem AG, Tosoh Corporation, WR Grace, Zeolyst International, Clariant, CWK Chemiewerk Bad Köstritz GmbH, KNT Group – Busi
  • Suvo Strategic Minerals : Presentation – NWR Near Term Producers Conference
  • Global Fumed Silica Market Analysis Report by Product Type, Industry Application and Future Technology 2028 Industry Updates – Fushite, Blackcat, Changtai – Business Merseyside
  • Industrial Silica Sand Market 2022 | Scope of Current and Future Industry 2028 – FortBendNow
  • Rice Husk Ash Market Status, Leading Key Players, Growth Opportunities and Future Forecasts 2022-2028 – Business Merseyside
PHARMA MERGERS
  • Mergers: Commission partially refers acquisition of a part of McKesson by Phoenix to France’s competition authority and clears proposed merger outside France
ECHA BRIEFS
  1. Farewell letter to Bjorn Hansen from Management Board
  2. Latest ECHA Weekly published
  3. Highlights from March RAC and SEAC meetings
  4. Mapping of potentially harmful chemicals on target to meet 2027 goal
  5. Highlights from March BPC meeting
EFSA BRIEFS
  • Have you registered to the ONE Conference 2022 yet?
  • Safety of the extension of use of galacto‐oligosaccharides (GOS) as a novel food in food for special medical purposes pursuant to Regulation (EU) 2015/2283
  • MSCA Staff Exchanges 2022
  • Pesticides in food: latest report published
  • National summary reports on pesticide residue analysis performed in 2020
  • The 2020 European Union report on pesticide residues in food
EU COMMISSION REGISTER
  • Making sustainable products the norm
  • COMMUNICATION FROM THE COMMISSION Ecodesign and Energy Labelling Working Plan 2022-2024
  • Ecodesign for Sustainable Products Regulation  – Proposal for a regulation
  • Ecodesign for Sustainable Products Regulation – Summary of impact assessment
  • Proposal for a REGULATION OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL laying down harmonised conditions for the marketing of construction products, amending Regulation (EU) 2019/1020 and repealing Regulation (EU) 305/2011
  • COMMISSION STAFF WORKING DOCUMENT EXECUTIVE SUMMARY OF THE IMPACT ASSESSMENT REPORT […] Accompanying the document Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down harmonised conditions for the marketing of construction products, , amending Regulation (EU) 2019/1020 and repealing Regulation (EU) 305/2011
  • COMMISSION STAFF WORKING DOCUMENT IMPACT ASSESSMENT REPORT […] Accompanying the document Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down harmonised conditions for the marketing of construction products, , amending Regulation (EU) 2019/1020 and repealing Regulation (EU) 305/2011
  • Proposal for a DIRECTIVE OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL amending Directives 2005/29/EC and 2011/83/EU as regards empowering consumers for the green transition through better protection against unfair practices and better information
  • COMMISSION STAFF WORKING DOCUMENT Scenarios towards co-creation of a transition pathway for a more resilient, sustainable and digital textiles ecosystem
  • COMMISSION STAFF WORKING DOCUMENT EXECUTIVE SUMMARY OF THE IMPACT ASSESSMENT REPORT Accompanying the document Proposal for a DIRECTIVE OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL amending Directives 2005/29/EC and 2011/83/EU as regards empowering consumers for the green transition through better protection against unfair practices and better information
  • COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DECISION terminating the procedure for authorising the placing on the market within the Union of the novel food Terminalia catappa without updating the Union list of novel foods pursuant to Regulation (EU) 2015/2283 of the European Parliament and of the Council
  • COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DECISION terminating the procedure for authorising the placing on the market within the Union of the novel food whole and ground Tenebrio molitor larvae without updating the Union list of novel foods pursuant to Regulation (EU) 2015/2283 of the European Parliament and of the Council
  • COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DECISION terminating the procedure for authorising the placing on the market within the Union of Ampelopsin (Dihydromyricetin) as a traditional food from a third country without updating the Union list pursuant to Regulation (EU) 2015/2283 of the European Parliament and of the Council
  • COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DECISION terminating the procedure for authorising the placing on the market within the Union of Castanea mollissima as a traditional food from a third country without updating the Union list pursuant to Regulation (EU) 2015/2283 of the European Parliament and of the Council

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