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European Commission has commissioned Eumonia to study establishing a harmonised European deposit refund system for metal beverage cans

January 23rd, 2011 by Victor

The European Commission has recently commissioned a study that is being carried out by Eunomia, to investigate the feasibility of setting up a harmonized beverage can deposit scheme at European level. Even though Guernsey is outside the EU, an EU-wide metal beverage can deposit refund system would have implications for Guernsey’s purchase and recycling of […]

Reducing emissions from shipping: European Commission’s Joint Research Centre sets out options

December 21st, 2010 by European Commission Joint Research Centre

Maritime transport causes about four percent of global man-made CO2 emissions which makes its carbon footprint approximately as high as Germany’s. There is no regulation of international maritime transport emissions yet, but this is currently under discussion in the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). In […]