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How to reuse treated urban wastewater for agricultural irrigation

The Commission published some guidelines to help Member States and stakeholders apply the rules on the safe reuse of treated urban wastewater for agricultural irrigation.

Over half of human pathogenic diseases can be aggravated by climate change

A recent study published in Nature magazine looked into the impacts of climatic hazards on each known human pathogenic disease, revealing an urgent need to tackle GHG emissions.

Summer reading: 5 books to help us make sustainable and conscious choices

I always promise to read more books and to take more care of the environment and the planet. Let's combine these two. Here's my summer list, not of books that I have read but of those that I would like to read.

Low emission zones in Europe nearly doubled in the past years

Polluting cars are forced off the roads as low emission zones across Europe have risen by 40 per cent since 2019, a recent report found.

Czech hospital launches major energy-saving project

The Thomayer University Hospital in Prague launched a major energy-saving project as part of its modernisation that will cut back the facility's gas and electricity consumption by 30 per cent at least and save 2,500 tonnes of CO2 emissions.

The vast majority of the EU’s bathing waters are of excellent quality

Whether our destination is a Greek beach, a Hungarian Lake or a French river, we can be sure that the vast majority of bathing waters are of excellent quality, finds the annual Bathing Water report.

22 actions for biodiversity

The slogan of this year’s International Biodiversity Day is "building a shared future for all life", which highlights how important is to take action today.

Bulgaria signs the Declaration on Children, Youth and Climate Action

Bulgaria’s Deputy Prime Minister for Climate Policy and Minister of Environment and Water Borislav Sandov signed the intergovernmental Declaration on Children, Youth and Climate Action, becoming the tenth country in Europe to sign the document.

IEA and EU outline simple steps that people can take to reduce their energy use

The IEA and the European Commission outlined a range of simple steps that people can take to reduce their energy use and save money.

CEE leads the way in collecting Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment

CEE countries like Bulgaria, Croatia, Poland and Estonia lead the way in collecting Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment.

Earth Hour 2022: CEE bets on the young generation

Every year, at 8.30 pm on the last Saturday of March, it is Earth Hour! Let's discover the many initiatives taking place in CEE.

Green is the new red: also Valentine’s Day can be sustainable

It is nice to feel cared for, to be thought of, to receive a card, a present, an invitation for a night out. But Valentine's Day can also be sustainable.

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