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11 September 2014

The line-up of new European Commissioners nominated to be the European Union's most senior civil servants for the next five years was announced yesterday.

9 September 2014

Today was the first date on Friends of the Earth's 'Trojan Treaty' tour – a European tour of a giant Trojan horse to raise awareness of the threats posed by the secret EU-US trade talks.

The first stop on the tour was Copenhagen. Friends of the Earth Denmark/NOAH inflated the eight metre high Trojan Horse in the city centre to draw attention to the hidden dangers of the EU-US deal (known as TTIP or the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership).

3 September 2014

'Zero waste' is becoming a reality in Europe according to three case studies published today by the Zero Waste Europe network, of which Friends of the Earth Europe is a member.

The successful development and implementation of 'Zero waste' is set to inspire further communities, towns and cities to transform our relationship with resources and adopt zero waste goals.

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