Circular economy – EURACTIV.com https://www.euractiv.com EU news and policy debates across languages Tue, 04 Dec 2018 20:45:16 +0000 en-GB hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.5 https://www.euractiv.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2017/02/ea_favicon_16x16.png Circular economy – EURACTIV.com https://www.euractiv.com 32 32 The Sustainable Blue Economy: EU’s actions must match its words https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/the-sustainable-blue-economy-eus-actions-must-match-its-words/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/the-sustainable-blue-economy-eus-actions-must-match-its-words/#respond Fri, 30 Nov 2018 06:54:03 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=1295379 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/the-sustainable-blue-economy-eus-actions-must-match-its-words/feed/ 0 Waste incineration is waste incineration, no matter the classification https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/waste-incineration-is-waste-incineration-no-matter-the-classification/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/waste-incineration-is-waste-incineration-no-matter-the-classification/#respond Tue, 27 Nov 2018 08:00:31 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1294140 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/waste-incineration-is-waste-incineration-no-matter-the-classification/feed/ 0 Deposit-Return Schemes for single-use packaging: an unnecessary evolution? 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https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/whats-the-point-of-recycling/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/whats-the-point-of-recycling/#respond Thu, 22 Nov 2018 06:52:50 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1292508 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/whats-the-point-of-recycling/feed/ 0 Race for lithium illustrates EU drive for ‘strategic’ raw materials https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/race-for-lithium-illustrates-eu-drive-for-strategic-raw-materials/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/race-for-lithium-illustrates-eu-drive-for-strategic-raw-materials/#comments Wed, 21 Nov 2018 06:30:48 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1292104 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/race-for-lithium-illustrates-eu-drive-for-strategic-raw-materials/feed/ 1 Recycling’s powerful waste-fighting arsenal https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/recyclings-powerful-waste-fighting-arsenal/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/recyclings-powerful-waste-fighting-arsenal/#comments Wed, 21 Nov 2018 06:22:17 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1291829 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/recyclings-powerful-waste-fighting-arsenal/feed/ 1 EU’s Sefcovic: Real risk that ‘raw materials become the new oil’ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/interview/eus-sefcovic-raw-materials-could-become-the-new-oil/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/interview/eus-sefcovic-raw-materials-could-become-the-new-oil/#comments Tue, 20 Nov 2018 05:21:50 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=interview&p=1291531 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/interview/eus-sefcovic-raw-materials-could-become-the-new-oil/feed/ 1 Injecting responsibility into recycling https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/interview/injecting-responsibility-into-recycling/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/interview/injecting-responsibility-into-recycling/#respond Tue, 20 Nov 2018 05:09:04 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1290674 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/interview/injecting-responsibility-into-recycling/feed/ 0 Raw materials ‘megatrends’ point to looming supply risks in Europe https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/raw-materials-megatrends-point-to-looming-supply-risks-in-europe/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/raw-materials-megatrends-point-to-looming-supply-risks-in-europe/#respond Mon, 19 Nov 2018 06:20:16 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1291017 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/raw-materials-megatrends-point-to-looming-supply-risks-in-europe/feed/ 0 The global race for raw materials https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/special_report/the-global-race-for-raw-materials/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/special_report/the-global-race-for-raw-materials/#respond Mon, 19 Nov 2018 05:21:13 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=special_report&p=1291155 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/special_report/the-global-race-for-raw-materials/feed/ 0 Europe’s packaging headache https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/europes-packaging-headache/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/europes-packaging-headache/#respond Mon, 19 Nov 2018 05:05:40 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1291365 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/europes-packaging-headache/feed/ 0 The nitty-gritty of recycling https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/special_report/the-nitty-gritty-of-recycling/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/special_report/the-nitty-gritty-of-recycling/#respond Mon, 19 Nov 2018 04:57:55 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=special_report&p=1291150 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/special_report/the-nitty-gritty-of-recycling/feed/ 0 Urban mining: In search of Europe’s valuable waste https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/mining-for-waste/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/mining-for-waste/#respond Fri, 16 Nov 2018 06:07:17 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1290580 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/mining-for-waste/feed/ 0 Closing Europe’s raw materials loop: The case for copper [Promoted content] https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/closing-europes-raw-materials-loop-the-case-for-copper/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/closing-europes-raw-materials-loop-the-case-for-copper/#respond Thu, 15 Nov 2018 06:05:12 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=1290320 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/closing-europes-raw-materials-loop-the-case-for-copper/feed/ 0 Metals: Friend or foe of the green economy? https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/metals-friend-or-foe-of-the-green-economy/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/metals-friend-or-foe-of-the-green-economy/#respond Wed, 14 Nov 2018 06:41:50 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1289373 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/metals-friend-or-foe-of-the-green-economy/feed/ 0 Researcher: ‘The greatest bottlenecks can be expected for lithium and cobalt’ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/interview/researcher-the-greatest-bottlenecks-can-be-expected-for-lithium-and-cobalt/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/interview/researcher-the-greatest-bottlenecks-can-be-expected-for-lithium-and-cobalt/#respond Tue, 13 Nov 2018 05:39:40 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1288411 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/interview/researcher-the-greatest-bottlenecks-can-be-expected-for-lithium-and-cobalt/feed/ 0 Raw power https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/raw-power/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/raw-power/#respond Mon, 12 Nov 2018 05:03:09 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1287872 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/raw-power/feed/ 0 Metals in the circular economy https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/special_report/metals-in-the-circular-economy/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/special_report/metals-in-the-circular-economy/#respond Mon, 12 Nov 2018 05:00:43 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=special_report&p=1287684 Metals are essential components in the manufacturing of smart phones, electric car batteries and other green technologies. In this special report, EURACTIV looks at how the EU's circular economy strategy can help secure Europe's supply of critical raw materials in a sustainable way.]]> https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/special_report/metals-in-the-circular-economy/feed/ 0 Swiss researchers chart path to zero-emission cement https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy/news/swiss-researchers-chart-path-to-zero-emission-cement/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy/news/swiss-researchers-chart-path-to-zero-emission-cement/#comments Wed, 31 Oct 2018 06:58:17 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1285762 https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy/news/swiss-researchers-chart-path-to-zero-emission-cement/feed/ 1 Big brands pledge to turn tide on global plastic waste https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/big-brands-pledge-to-turn-tide-on-global-plastic-waste/ 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https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/eu-emphasises-ecological-limitations-of-new-bioeconomy-plan/#comments Thu, 11 Oct 2018 14:24:27 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1279441 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/eu-emphasises-ecological-limitations-of-new-bioeconomy-plan/feed/ 1 Fashion industry ‘playing catch-up’ with the circular economy https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/fashion-industry-playing-catch-up-with-the-circular-economy/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/fashion-industry-playing-catch-up-with-the-circular-economy/#respond Thu, 11 Oct 2018 04:40:36 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1279189 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/fashion-industry-playing-catch-up-with-the-circular-economy/feed/ 0 Time to shift responsibility on plastics https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/time-to-shift-responsibility-on-plastics/ 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Wed, 03 Oct 2018 04:39:32 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=1276153 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/how-the-eus-cohesion-fund-can-support-the-circular-economy/feed/ 1 Half of Europe not on track with waste recycling https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/la-moitie-de-leurope-mal-partie-pour-recycler-ses-dechets/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/la-moitie-de-leurope-mal-partie-pour-recycler-ses-dechets/#respond Thu, 27 Sep 2018 08:58:49 +0000 https://www.euractiv.fr/?post_type=news&p=400120 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/la-moitie-de-leurope-mal-partie-pour-recycler-ses-dechets/feed/ 0 Bottles becoming bottles: Let’s go full circle! [Promoted content] https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/bottles-becoming-bottles-lets-go-full-circle/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/bottles-becoming-bottles-lets-go-full-circle/#respond Wed, 26 Sep 2018 10:30:30 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=1273717 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/bottles-becoming-bottles-lets-go-full-circle/feed/ 0 Time to banish wet wipes from our sewers https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/opinion/time-to-banish-wet-wipes-from-our-sewers/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/opinion/time-to-banish-wet-wipes-from-our-sewers/#respond Mon, 24 Sep 2018 09:00:32 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=1273490 https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/opinion/time-to-banish-wet-wipes-from-our-sewers/feed/ 0 Coca-Cola, Walmart sign pledge to cut plastic pollution in oceans https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/coca-cola-walmart-sign-pledge-to-cut-plastic-pollution-in-oceans/ Fri, 21 Sep 2018 06:40:18 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?p=1272957 ‘Impossible’ recycling in the real world https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/impossible-recycling-in-the-real-world/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/impossible-recycling-in-the-real-world/#comments Wed, 19 Sep 2018 09:43:54 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1271836 https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/impossible-recycling-in-the-real-world/feed/ 1 MEPs vote to turn ‘plastic wastelands into fields of gold’ https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/meps-vote-to-turn-plastic-wastelands-into-fields-of-gold/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/meps-vote-to-turn-plastic-wastelands-into-fields-of-gold/#respond Fri, 14 Sep 2018 05:51:06 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1270606 https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/meps-vote-to-turn-plastic-wastelands-into-fields-of-gold/feed/ 0 ‘Scientifically right’: Juncker backs deeper carbon cuts in SOTEU speech https://www.euractiv.com/section/climate-environment/news/scientifically-right-juncker-backs-deeper-carbon-cuts-in-soteu-speech/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/climate-environment/news/scientifically-right-juncker-backs-deeper-carbon-cuts-in-soteu-speech/#respond Wed, 12 Sep 2018 09:30:41 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1270058 https://www.euractiv.com/section/climate-environment/news/scientifically-right-juncker-backs-deeper-carbon-cuts-in-soteu-speech/feed/ 0 Can we tax our way out of the plastic pollution crisis? https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/can-we-tax-our-way-out-of-the-plastic-pollution-crisis/ 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2018 05:23:15 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1256724 https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/norways-crusade-against-plastic-waste-one-bottle-at-a-time/feed/ 0 Death-knell for microplastics? https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/death-knell-for-microplastics/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/death-knell-for-microplastics/#respond Fri, 13 Jul 2018 09:44:58 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1256376 https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/death-knell-for-microplastics/feed/ 0 Beer-loving Belgium continues shift to wine-making superpower https://www.euractiv.com/section/agriculture-food/news/beer-loving-belgium-continues-shift-to-wine-making-superpower/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/agriculture-food/news/beer-loving-belgium-continues-shift-to-wine-making-superpower/#respond Mon, 09 Jul 2018 09:21:46 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1254990 https://www.euractiv.com/section/agriculture-food/news/beer-loving-belgium-continues-shift-to-wine-making-superpower/feed/ 0 Plastic pollution is solvable without global treaty, says UN environment boss https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/plastic-pollution-is-solvable-without-global-treaty-says-un-environment-boss/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/plastic-pollution-is-solvable-without-global-treaty-says-un-environment-boss/#respond Thu, 05 Jul 2018 11:41:07 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1254153 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/plastic-pollution-is-solvable-without-global-treaty-says-un-environment-boss/feed/ 0 Slovakia down in the dumps at €1m EU fine https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/slovakia-down-in-the-dumps-at-e1m-eu-fine/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/slovakia-down-in-the-dumps-at-e1m-eu-fine/#respond Thu, 05 Jul 2018 10:35:00 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1254118 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/slovakia-down-in-the-dumps-at-e1m-eu-fine/feed/ 0 Thailand: The rich world’s new dumpsite for e-waste https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/thailand-new-dumpsite-for-western-e-waste/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/thailand-new-dumpsite-for-western-e-waste/#respond Tue, 03 Jul 2018 05:18:25 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1253213 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/thailand-new-dumpsite-for-western-e-waste/feed/ 0 Tackling food waste: turning nemesis into a saviour https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/opinion/tackling-food-waste-turning-nemesis-into-a-saviour/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/opinion/tackling-food-waste-turning-nemesis-into-a-saviour/#respond Thu, 28 Jun 2018 04:00:54 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=1251750 https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/opinion/tackling-food-waste-turning-nemesis-into-a-saviour/feed/ 0 EU countries call for strict health rules on ‘water contact materials’ https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/eu-countries-call-for-strict-health-rules-on-water-contact-materials/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/eu-countries-call-for-strict-health-rules-on-water-contact-materials/#respond Tue, 26 Jun 2018 05:45:15 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1251225 https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/eu-countries-call-for-strict-health-rules-on-water-contact-materials/feed/ 0 EU’s proposed tax on burning plastic waste is counter-productive https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/opinion/eus-proposed-tax-on-burning-plastic-waste-is-counter-productive/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/opinion/eus-proposed-tax-on-burning-plastic-waste-is-counter-productive/#respond Tue, 19 Jun 2018 04:55:39 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=1248868 https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/opinion/eus-proposed-tax-on-burning-plastic-waste-is-counter-productive/feed/ 0 Why tracking the movement of plastic litter in the oceans is crucial https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/opinion/why-tracking-the-movement-of-plastic-litter-in-the-oceans-is-crucial/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/opinion/why-tracking-the-movement-of-plastic-litter-in-the-oceans-is-crucial/#respond Tue, 12 Jun 2018 04:15:31 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=1246575 Plastics Charter, recognising the need to speed up global action on marine plastics pollution. An IPCC-type framework is now needed to address the issue, writes Dr. Erik van Sebille.]]> https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/opinion/why-tracking-the-movement-of-plastic-litter-in-the-oceans-is-crucial/feed/ 0 Waste in the Visegrad Four: Poland leading the way https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/waste-in-the-visegrad-four-poland-leading-the-way/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/waste-in-the-visegrad-four-poland-leading-the-way/#respond Thu, 07 Jun 2018 10:06:39 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1245332 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/waste-in-the-visegrad-four-poland-leading-the-way/feed/ 0 Plastic bans among ‘most effective’ ways to beat pollution, says UN https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/plastic-bans-among-most-effective-ways-to-beat-pollution-says-un/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/plastic-bans-among-most-effective-ways-to-beat-pollution-says-un/#comments Tue, 05 Jun 2018 12:30:13 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1244461 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/plastic-bans-among-most-effective-ways-to-beat-pollution-says-un/feed/ 1 Circular economy vital to EU’s quest to kill emissions: study https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/circular-economy-vital-to-eus-quest-to-kill-emissions-study/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/circular-economy-vital-to-eus-quest-to-kill-emissions-study/#comments Tue, 05 Jun 2018 04:53:38 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1244258 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/circular-economy-vital-to-eus-quest-to-kill-emissions-study/feed/ 2 Plastic recycling dilemma in the EU https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/plastic-recycling-dilemma-in-the-eu/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/plastic-recycling-dilemma-in-the-eu/#respond Thu, 31 May 2018 05:17:50 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1242260 https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/plastic-recycling-dilemma-in-the-eu/feed/ 0 EU-funded eco market becomes symbol of circular economy in Brussels https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/eu-funded-eco-market-becomes-symbol-of-circular-economy-in-brussels/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/eu-funded-eco-market-becomes-symbol-of-circular-economy-in-brussels/#respond Tue, 29 May 2018 04:32:49 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1241785 https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/eu-funded-eco-market-becomes-symbol-of-circular-economy-in-brussels/feed/ 0 Commission targets end to throwaway plastic culture https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/commission-targets-end-to-throwaway-plastic-culture/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/commission-targets-end-to-throwaway-plastic-culture/#respond Mon, 28 May 2018 10:07:27 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1241830 https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/commission-targets-end-to-throwaway-plastic-culture/feed/ 0 New OECD report shows recycling’s Herculean task https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/new-oecd-report-shows-recyclings-herculean-task/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/new-oecd-report-shows-recyclings-herculean-task/#comments Fri, 25 May 2018 14:14:13 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1241382 https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/new-oecd-report-shows-recyclings-herculean-task/feed/ 1 Blossoming batteries boosted by EU plan https://www.euractiv.com/section/electric-cars/news/blossoming-batteries-boosted-by-eu-plan/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/electric-cars/news/blossoming-batteries-boosted-by-eu-plan/#respond Wed, 23 May 2018 04:43:36 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1239566 https://www.euractiv.com/section/electric-cars/news/blossoming-batteries-boosted-by-eu-plan/feed/ 0 Packaging industry calls for policy reform to boost plastics recycling https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/packaging-industry-calls-for-policy-reform-to-boost-plastics-recycling/ Tue, 22 May 2018 04:30:20 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?p=1239523 EU prepares to say adieu to single-use plastics https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/eu-prepares-to-say-adieu-to-single-use-plastics/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/eu-prepares-to-say-adieu-to-single-use-plastics/#respond Wed, 16 May 2018 04:36:52 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1237833 https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/eu-prepares-to-say-adieu-to-single-use-plastics/feed/ 0 Why the Commission’s new plastic ban threatens to fall flat https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/why-the-new-commission-plastic-ban-threatens-to-fall-flat/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/why-the-new-commission-plastic-ban-threatens-to-fall-flat/#respond Tue, 15 May 2018 10:42:26 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1237654 https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/why-the-new-commission-plastic-ban-threatens-to-fall-flat/feed/ 0 Ecolabels have lost all credibility, report claims https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/ecolabels-hold-back-sustainability/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/ecolabels-hold-back-sustainability/#respond Mon, 07 May 2018 04:19:17 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1235514 https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/ecolabels-hold-back-sustainability/feed/ 0 Worries mount over waste incineration as ‘renewable energy’ https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy/news/worries-mount-over-waste-incineration-as-renewable-energy/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy/news/worries-mount-over-waste-incineration-as-renewable-energy/#comments Fri, 04 May 2018 09:27:48 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1235412 https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy/news/worries-mount-over-waste-incineration-as-renewable-energy/feed/ 2 Plastic-to-fuel, only fuelling fantasy https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/plastic-to-fuel-only-fuelling-fantasy/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/plastic-to-fuel-only-fuelling-fantasy/#respond Fri, 27 Apr 2018 11:03:57 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=1233843 In light of the challenges that countries are facing due to China’s new standards on plastic recyclables imports, some controversial disposal methods have been getting increased attention, despite the myriad of concerns surrounding them, write Claire Arkin and Janek Vahk.]]> https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/plastic-to-fuel-only-fuelling-fantasy/feed/ 0 Time for an eco-design revolution on carpets and mattresses https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/time-for-an-eco-design-revolution-on-carpets-and-mattresses/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/time-for-an-eco-design-revolution-on-carpets-and-mattresses/#respond Wed, 25 Apr 2018 04:26:14 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=1232689 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/time-for-an-eco-design-revolution-on-carpets-and-mattresses/feed/ 0 Circular bio-economy supports growth and mitigates climate change impact https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/circular-bio-economy-supports-growth-and-mitigates-climate-change-impact/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/circular-bio-economy-supports-growth-and-mitigates-climate-change-impact/#respond Fri, 20 Apr 2018 11:31:20 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=1231668 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/circular-bio-economy-supports-growth-and-mitigates-climate-change-impact/feed/ 0 Europeans will have to recycle half of their waste by 2025 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/europeans-will-have-to-recycle-half-of-their-waste-by-2025/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/europeans-will-have-to-recycle-half-of-their-waste-by-2025/#respond Wed, 18 Apr 2018 15:40:03 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1230941 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/europeans-will-have-to-recycle-half-of-their-waste-by-2025/feed/ 0 Renewables law could lock EU into costly burning technologies https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy/opinion/renewables-law-could-lock-eu-into-costly-burning-technologies/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy/opinion/renewables-law-could-lock-eu-into-costly-burning-technologies/#comments Mon, 09 Apr 2018 05:52:36 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=1227843 https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy/opinion/renewables-law-could-lock-eu-into-costly-burning-technologies/feed/ 5 Safety first: Food packers shun recycled plastics, for now https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/safety-first-food-packers-shun-recycled-plastics-for-now/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/safety-first-food-packers-shun-recycled-plastics-for-now/#comments Mon, 09 Apr 2018 05:36:44 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1227814 https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/safety-first-food-packers-shun-recycled-plastics-for-now/feed/ 1 Dumping garbage overseas is not the right way to go [Promoted content] https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/dumping-garbage-overseas-is-not-the-right-way-to-go/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/dumping-garbage-overseas-is-not-the-right-way-to-go/#comments Tue, 03 Apr 2018 12:04:03 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=1226952 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/dumping-garbage-overseas-is-not-the-right-way-to-go/feed/ 1 Poland makes headway on new EU recycling targets https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/poland-makes-headway-on-new-eu-recycling-targets/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/poland-makes-headway-on-new-eu-recycling-targets/#respond Tue, 03 Apr 2018 03:26:59 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1226783 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/poland-makes-headway-on-new-eu-recycling-targets/feed/ 0 Bottle and can deposit return scheme gets green light in England https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/bottle-and-can-deposit-return-scheme-gets-green-light-in-england/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/bottle-and-can-deposit-return-scheme-gets-green-light-in-england/#respond Wed, 28 Mar 2018 04:20:20 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1225670 https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/bottle-and-can-deposit-return-scheme-gets-green-light-in-england/feed/ 0 There’s no escape from the ‘economics of enough’ https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/opinion/theres-no-escape-from-the-economics-of-enough/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/opinion/theres-no-escape-from-the-economics-of-enough/#respond Wed, 28 Mar 2018 04:09:09 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=1225344 https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/opinion/theres-no-escape-from-the-economics-of-enough/feed/ 0 Fidget spinners named on EU danger list https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/fidget-spinners-named-on-eu-danger-list/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/fidget-spinners-named-on-eu-danger-list/#respond Tue, 13 Mar 2018 06:35:24 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1220742 https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/fidget-spinners-named-on-eu-danger-list/feed/ 0 EU Bioeconomy 2.0– Cultivating a home grown success https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/opinion/eu-bioeconomy-2-0-cultivating-a-home-grown-success/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/opinion/eu-bioeconomy-2-0-cultivating-a-home-grown-success/#respond Thu, 08 Mar 2018 13:08:00 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=1219754 https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/opinion/eu-bioeconomy-2-0-cultivating-a-home-grown-success/feed/ 0 EU circular economy’s REACH for the stars https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/eu-circular-economys-reach-for-the-stars/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/eu-circular-economys-reach-for-the-stars/#comments Thu, 08 Mar 2018 05:16:19 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1219564 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/eu-circular-economys-reach-for-the-stars/feed/ 1 Is deep-sea mining worth the risk? https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/is-deep-sea-mining-worth-the-risk/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/is-deep-sea-mining-worth-the-risk/#respond Wed, 07 Mar 2018 06:20:31 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=1218941 There is no evidence that deep-sea mining will reduce our dependency on land-based mining. We need to end business as usual and act to reduce the demand for these raw materials by making the transition towards a circular economy, write a group of Greens/EFA MEPs.]]> https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/is-deep-sea-mining-worth-the-risk/feed/ 0 French councillor pushes Commission to act on food waste https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/french-councillor-pushes-commission-to-act-on-food-waste/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/french-councillor-pushes-commission-to-act-on-food-waste/#respond Fri, 02 Mar 2018 13:13:56 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1218104 https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/french-councillor-pushes-commission-to-act-on-food-waste/feed/ 0 Single-use plastics in the Commission’s crosshairs https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/fri-single-use-plastics-in-the-commissions-crosshairs/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/fri-single-use-plastics-in-the-commissions-crosshairs/#respond Fri, 02 Mar 2018 06:17:49 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1217719 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/fri-single-use-plastics-in-the-commissions-crosshairs/feed/ 0 Plastics Strategy: challenges and opportunities of recycling https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/video/plastics-strategy-challenges-and-opportunities-of-recycling/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/video/plastics-strategy-challenges-and-opportunities-of-recycling/#respond Thu, 01 Mar 2018 10:44:02 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=video&p=1217631 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/video/plastics-strategy-challenges-and-opportunities-of-recycling/feed/ 0 EU official: ‘Growing consensus’ for fresh plastic recycling laws https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/interview/thurs-eu-official-growing-consensus-for-fresh-plastic-recycling-laws/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/interview/thurs-eu-official-growing-consensus-for-fresh-plastic-recycling-laws/#respond Thu, 01 Mar 2018 06:46:08 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=interview&p=1217105 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/interview/thurs-eu-official-growing-consensus-for-fresh-plastic-recycling-laws/feed/ 0 Closing loops for a circular economy https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/special_report/closing-loops-for-a-circular-economy/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/special_report/closing-loops-for-a-circular-economy/#respond Thu, 01 Mar 2018 06:46:08 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=special_report&p=1217365 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/special_report/closing-loops-for-a-circular-economy/feed/ 0 Karmenu Vella: ‘We were encouraged by EU ban on plastic bags’ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/video/karmenu-vella-we-were-encouraged-by-eu-ban-on-plastic-bags/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/video/karmenu-vella-we-were-encouraged-by-eu-ban-on-plastic-bags/#respond Wed, 28 Feb 2018 14:40:55 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=video&p=1217303 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/video/karmenu-vella-we-were-encouraged-by-eu-ban-on-plastic-bags/feed/ 0 France pushes for product ‘lifetime’ labelling https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/france-pushes-for-product-lifetime-labelling/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/france-pushes-for-product-lifetime-labelling/#respond Thu, 15 Feb 2018 14:01:59 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1213641 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/france-pushes-for-product-lifetime-labelling/feed/ 0 The future of packaging: It’s all about recyclability https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/the-future-of-packaging-its-all-about-recyclability/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/the-future-of-packaging-its-all-about-recyclability/#respond Fri, 09 Feb 2018 14:47:11 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1212255 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/the-future-of-packaging-its-all-about-recyclability/feed/ 0 Working towards a World Without Waste [Promoted content] https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/video/working-towards-a-world-without-waste/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/video/working-towards-a-world-without-waste/#respond Fri, 09 Feb 2018 06:30:30 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=video&p=1211734 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/video/working-towards-a-world-without-waste/feed/ 0 We need more durable and reparable products to build a circular economy https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/we-need-more-durable-and-reparable-products-to-build-a-circular-economy/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/we-need-more-durable-and-reparable-products-to-build-a-circular-economy/#respond Thu, 08 Feb 2018 12:48:13 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=1211730 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/we-need-more-durable-and-reparable-products-to-build-a-circular-economy/feed/ 0 Katainen: ‘We need to change the fundamentals of the plastics market’ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/interview/katainen-we-need-to-change-the-fundamentals-of-the-plastics-market/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/interview/katainen-we-need-to-change-the-fundamentals-of-the-plastics-market/#respond Thu, 08 Feb 2018 07:44:34 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=interview&p=1211612 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/interview/katainen-we-need-to-change-the-fundamentals-of-the-plastics-market/feed/ 0 How Europe can make its water sector energy neutral https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/opinion/how-europe-can-make-its-water-sector-energy-neutral/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/opinion/how-europe-can-make-its-water-sector-energy-neutral/#respond Thu, 08 Feb 2018 05:39:39 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=1211403 https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/opinion/how-europe-can-make-its-water-sector-energy-neutral/feed/ 0 A plan for plastics https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/a-plan-for-plastics/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/a-plan-for-plastics/#respond Wed, 07 Feb 2018 14:24:37 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1211267 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/a-plan-for-plastics/feed/ 0 Circular economy? Not without the internal market! https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/circular-economy-not-without-the-internal-market/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/circular-economy-not-without-the-internal-market/#respond Tue, 06 Feb 2018 07:20:56 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=1210689 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/circular-economy-not-without-the-internal-market/feed/ 0 Life in plastic: Is it fantastic? https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/life-in-plastic-is-it-fantastic/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/life-in-plastic-is-it-fantastic/#respond Mon, 05 Feb 2018 06:16:49 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1210226 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/life-in-plastic-is-it-fantastic/feed/ 0 Packaging and the environment https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/special_report/packaging-and-the-environment/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/special_report/packaging-and-the-environment/#respond Mon, 05 Feb 2018 06:07:21 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=special_report&p=1209989 European countries are preparing to implement a brand new set of waste and recycling laws, following the conclusion of negotiations on the circular economy package in December. But there is more ahead, with the Plastics Strategy unveiled by the European Commission only one month later. ]]> https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/special_report/packaging-and-the-environment/feed/ 0 Leaky drinking water rules tightened by EU https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/leaky-drinking-water-rules-tightened-by-eu/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/leaky-drinking-water-rules-tightened-by-eu/#respond Thu, 01 Feb 2018 14:39:49 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1209650 https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/leaky-drinking-water-rules-tightened-by-eu/feed/ 0 France to implement a new environmental tax? https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/france-to-implement-a-new-environmental-tax/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/france-to-implement-a-new-environmental-tax/#respond Tue, 30 Jan 2018 12:22:30 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1208775 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/france-to-implement-a-new-environmental-tax/feed/ 0 Circular economy in the limelight in Davos https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/circular-economy-in-the-limelight-in-davos/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/circular-economy-in-the-limelight-in-davos/#respond Fri, 26 Jan 2018 15:56:39 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1208002 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/circular-economy-in-the-limelight-in-davos/feed/ 0 UK opposes strong EU recycling targets despite plastics pledge https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/uk-opposes-strong-eu-recycling-targets-despite-plastics-pledge/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/uk-opposes-strong-eu-recycling-targets-despite-plastics-pledge/#respond Thu, 25 Jan 2018 13:21:30 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1207566 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/uk-opposes-strong-eu-recycling-targets-despite-plastics-pledge/feed/ 0 Plastics Strategy: EU must heed example of best practices https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/plastics-strategy-eu-must-heed-example-of-best-practices/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/plastics-strategy-eu-must-heed-example-of-best-practices/#respond Wed, 17 Jan 2018 10:30:52 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=1204925 Now that the European Commission has finally published its Plastics Strategy, the EU institutions should take inspiration from the best practices out there to make the upcoming legislation on single-use plastics work for citizens, the planet and the economy.

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