Sustainability Outlook European Union: Key Developments In EU Sustainability Law and Policy

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    Our European Public Policy team is pleased to share with you our monthly newsletter, which looks at key developments in EU sustainability law and policy.

    This month’s edition includes the following:

    • European Commission Discusses Implementation of the EU Single-use Plastics Directive With Member States
    • Member States Vote on Rules on Separate Collection of Single-use Plastic Beverage Bottles
    • European Commission Registers Citizen Initiative on Plastic Bottle Deposit System
    • European Commission Sets Up Plastic Expert Group on Packaging Waste Statistics
    • Commission Platform on Sustainable Finance Issues Draft Recommendations on Taxonomy Criteria
    • European Commission Consults on Pollutants in Surface and Ground Waters
    • European Commission Looks Into the Energy Use of Cryptocurrencies
    • European Commission Grants Exemption for the Use of Phthalates in Medical Devices
    • Commission Seeks Views on Endocrine Disruptors
    • Commission Launches Consultation on the Revision of Classification and Labelling Rules for Chemicals
    • ECHA Updates Guidance on REACH Registrations
    • European Commission Reports on Nanomaterials in Cosmetic Products
    • EFSA Guidance on Nanoparticles and Nanomaterial in Food Products
    • EFSA Deems Silver Nanoparticles Used as FCM Additive Safe
    • Renewal Procedure for Glyphosate as Active Substance for Pesticides Moves Forward