Toxic problem: ecologists call for European standards for pesticide control

“Are pesticides that are recognised as toxic in Europe  safe in Ukraine?”  This alarming question was the topic of a round table held in December by the international charitable organisation, Environment-People-Law, and the Reanimation Package of Reforms. Read more

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A made-in-Ukraine miracle house may change the construction industry

In November, seven outstanding Ukrainians made it into the annual “New Europe 100” rating published by Financial Times. The New Europe 100 is a list of 100 people from Central and Eastern Europe who, “are changing the region’s societies, politics or business environments.” Read more

Legislative changes in waste management in Ukraine are stalled

“How can the public help promote behaviour changes for waste management in Ukraine?” Workshops addressing this question were held in late September in Kyiv and Lviv in the context of the EU-funded project, “Ukrainian civil society for European-Style Waste Management”. The civil society organisations, “Environment-People-Law” (EPL) and “Ecological Initiatives” are implementing the project. Read more