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7 December 2016

A number of existing and emerging EU policies and initiatives to green plastics, packaging, fuels and more through plant-based sources are at risk of backfiring with big social and environmental impacts, according to a new report from Friends of the Earth Europe.

30 November 2016

Beacons of hope shine out from amongst an otherwise gloomy 'winter package' according to Friends of the Earth Europe, as the European Commission announced its proposals for energy efficiency and renewable energy today.

29 November 2016

As Black Friday rolled around again, Friends of the Earth groups from across Europe locked down their wallets and took to the streets to promote the radical act of not shopping.

Buy Nothing Day – an "international day of protest against consumerism" – invites people around the world to abstain from spending for 24 hours as a personal experiment or public statement.

Austria, Belgium (Wallonia and Brussels), Cyprus, England, Wales and Northern Ireland, Hungary, Latvia
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