Transform Magazine December 2015
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Samantha Lyster finds that the fashion world is finally waking up to the environmental nightmare it has created
Responsibility for monitoring the environmental impacts of developments under new European rules should be decided case by case, according to the civil servant leading the UK's transposition of the revised EIA Directive.
The European commission wants sustainable development, labour and environment provisions included the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) agreement it is negotiating with the US.
Retrofitting buses with emissions control technology, restricting emissions from construction site machinery and a scrappage scheme for owners of old diesel vehicles to replace them with new models are among the recommendations in a report on improving air quality in the UK.
Clothing companies representing more than half the UK retail market have reduced water impacts by 12.5% per tonne of clothing in two years.
Countries that signed the Montreal protocol have now agreed to discussing phasing out hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs).
Voluntary approaches to protect the environment have failed, according to the RSPB after a review of more than 150 schemes across several business sectors.
The UK Chemicals Stakeholder Forum has produced new guidance on the REACH 2018 registration deadline and a revised guide on REACH authorisation.
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