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News | 28 Apr 2023

Zero pollution: EU advocates for sound management of chemicals and waste at UN environmental conventions meeting

From 1 to 12 May at the meeting of the Conferences of the Parties (COPs) to the Basel, Rotterdam, and Stockholm Conventions in Geneva, the EU will join the international efforts to reduce hazardous wastes, eliminate persistent organic pollutants, and control trade and illegal trafficking of toxic chemicals and wastes. This is in line with its Green Deal ambitions to achieve a carbon-neutral, circular and toxic-free economy and society by 2030.

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