Circular economy – EURACTIV.com https://www.euractiv.com EU news and policy debates across languages Fri, 16 Feb 2018 10:58:53 +0000 en-GB hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.2 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 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 https://www.euractiv.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2018/02/shutterstock_37315624-150x150.jpg150150 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 https://www.euractiv.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2018/02/PlasticBottles_many-150x150.jpg150150 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 https://www.euractiv.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2018/02/Coca-Cola-World-without-Waste-Thumb-150x150.jpg150150 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 https://www.euractiv.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2018/02/shutterstock_241404481-150x150.jpg150150 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 https://www.euractiv.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2018/02/Katainen_WEF2018-150x150.jpg150150 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 https://www.euractiv.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2018/02/Drinking_water-150x150.jpg150150 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 https://www.euractiv.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2018/02/Katainen_Timmermans_Plastics-150x150.jpg150150 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 https://www.euractiv.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2018/02/Supermarket_shelves-150x150.jpg150150 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 https://www.euractiv.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2019/01/shutterstock_1016928322-150x150.jpg150150 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/#comments 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/ 1 https://www.euractiv.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2018/02/shutterstock_698172910_small-150x150.jpg150150 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 https://www.euractiv.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2018/02/P036209000701-194573-150x150.jpg150150 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 https://www.euractiv.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2018/01/Pollution_Paris_CREDITEPA-150x150.jpg150150 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 https://www.euractiv.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2018/01/Ellen-MacArthur_CREDITEPA-150x150.jpg150150 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 https://www.euractiv.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2018/01/shutterstock_285951260-150x150.jpg150150 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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Commission maps out plastics vision in new strategy https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/commission-maps-out-plastics-vision-in-new-strategy/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/commission-maps-out-plastics-vision-in-new-strategy/#respond Tue, 16 Jan 2018 15:43:54 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1204622 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/commission-maps-out-plastics-vision-in-new-strategy/feed/ 0 https://www.euractiv.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2018/01/s.-e-150x150.jpg150150 Karmenu Vella: ‘Well-designed’ plastics tax could help hit environment targets https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/interview/karmenu-vella-well-designed-plastics-tax-could-help-hit-environment-targets/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/interview/karmenu-vella-well-designed-plastics-tax-could-help-hit-environment-targets/#respond Tue, 16 Jan 2018 14:30:48 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=interview&p=1204342 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/interview/karmenu-vella-well-designed-plastics-tax-could-help-hit-environment-targets/feed/ 0 https://www.euractiv.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2018/01/P035311000801-68539-150x150.jpg150150 Durand: The debate on programmed obsolescence is not happening in the EU https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/interview/durand-the-debate-on-programmed-obsolescence-is-not-happening-in-the-eu/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/interview/durand-the-debate-on-programmed-obsolescence-is-not-happening-in-the-eu/#respond Fri, 12 Jan 2018 13:53:06 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=interview&p=1203812 EURACTIV France.]]> https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/interview/durand-the-debate-on-programmed-obsolescence-is-not-happening-in-the-eu/feed/ 0 https://www.euractiv.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2018/01/Pascal-durand-150x150.jpg150150 Plastic tax and ETS tinkering could plug Brexit hole, suggests EU budget chief https://www.euractiv.com/section/future-eu/news/plastic-tax-and-ets-tinkering-could-plug-brexit-hole-suggests-eu-budget-chief/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/future-eu/news/plastic-tax-and-ets-tinkering-could-plug-brexit-hole-suggests-eu-budget-chief/#respond Thu, 11 Jan 2018 05:15:52 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1203224 https://www.euractiv.com/section/future-eu/news/plastic-tax-and-ets-tinkering-could-plug-brexit-hole-suggests-eu-budget-chief/feed/ 0 https://www.euractiv.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2018/01/P036027001701-445033-150x150.jpg150150 Why the EU’s renewable energy proposal subverts the circular economy https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/why-the-eus-renewable-energy-proposal-subverts-the-circular-economy/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/why-the-eus-renewable-energy-proposal-subverts-the-circular-economy/#respond Thu, 11 Jan 2018 05:08:37 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=1203206 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/why-the-eus-renewable-energy-proposal-subverts-the-circular-economy/feed/ 0 https://www.euractiv.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2018/01/Incinerator_Detroit-150x150.jpg150150 Energy and environment in 2018: A preview https://www.euractiv.com/section/electricity/news/energy-and-environment-in-2018-a-preview/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/electricity/news/energy-and-environment-in-2018-a-preview/#respond Tue, 09 Jan 2018 05:27:11 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1202476 https://www.euractiv.com/section/electricity/news/energy-and-environment-in-2018-a-preview/feed/ 0 https://www.euractiv.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2018/01/Ribbon-eu2018-v3-1-150x150.png150150 Member states give themselves more time to cut emissions https://www.euractiv.com/section/climate-environment/news/member-states-give-themselves-more-time-to-cut-emissions-from-transport-buildings-farming-and-waste-sectors/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/climate-environment/news/member-states-give-themselves-more-time-to-cut-emissions-from-transport-buildings-farming-and-waste-sectors/#comments Thu, 21 Dec 2017 16:23:05 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1201241 https://www.euractiv.com/section/climate-environment/news/member-states-give-themselves-more-time-to-cut-emissions-from-transport-buildings-farming-and-waste-sectors/feed/ 2 https://www.euractiv.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2017/12/shutterstock_732642889-150x150.jpg150150 Plastics: The invisible oil spill https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/plastics-the-invisible-oil-spill/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/plastics-the-invisible-oil-spill/#respond Tue, 19 Dec 2017 08:40:40 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=1200708 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/plastics-the-invisible-oil-spill/feed/ 0 https://www.euractiv.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2017/12/Dead_bird_plastic-150x150.jpg150150 EU legislators strike early morning deal on waste https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/eu-legislators-strike-early-morning-deal-on-waste/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/eu-legislators-strike-early-morning-deal-on-waste/#respond Mon, 18 Dec 2017 15:44:10 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1200486 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/eu-legislators-strike-early-morning-deal-on-waste/feed/ 0 https://www.euractiv.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2017/12/shutterstock_704269702-150x150.jpg150150 Chinese waste ban ‘wake-up call’ for European recycling https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/httpwww-euractiv-comsectioncircular-economynewschinese-ban-on-plastic-waste-imports-could-see-uk-pollution-rise/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/httpwww-euractiv-comsectioncircular-economynewschinese-ban-on-plastic-waste-imports-could-see-uk-pollution-rise/#comments Mon, 18 Dec 2017 05:48:08 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1199992 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/httpwww-euractiv-comsectioncircular-economynewschinese-ban-on-plastic-waste-imports-could-see-uk-pollution-rise/feed/ 1 https://www.euractiv.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2017/12/shutterstock_619391711-150x150.jpg150150 Europe must look beyond the Circular Economy Package https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/europe-must-look-beyond-the-circular-economy-package/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/europe-must-look-beyond-the-circular-economy-package/#respond Thu, 14 Dec 2017 12:23:42 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=1199641 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/europe-must-look-beyond-the-circular-economy-package/feed/ 0 https://www.euractiv.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2017/12/shutterstock_139546226-150x150.jpg150150 Chinese ban on plastic waste imports could see UK pollution rise https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/chinese-ban-on-plastic-waste-imports-could-see-uk-pollution-rise/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/chinese-ban-on-plastic-waste-imports-could-see-uk-pollution-rise/#comments Thu, 14 Dec 2017 05:00:07 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1199563 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/chinese-ban-on-plastic-waste-imports-could-see-uk-pollution-rise/feed/ 2 https://www.euractiv.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2017/12/shutterstock_645862702-150x150.jpg150150 UN Environment chief: We shouldn’t wait for the oceans to turn into a plastic swamp https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/interview/un-environment-chief-we-cant-wait-for-the-oceans-to-turn-into-a-plastic-swamp/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/interview/un-environment-chief-we-cant-wait-for-the-oceans-to-turn-into-a-plastic-swamp/#respond Tue, 12 Dec 2017 06:45:22 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=interview&p=1198544 https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/interview/un-environment-chief-we-cant-wait-for-the-oceans-to-turn-into-a-plastic-swamp/feed/ 0 https://www.euractiv.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2017/12/Screen-Shot-2017-12-12-at-07.23.51-150x150.png150150 Europe’s love of roses sends ripples through Kenyan lake https://www.euractiv.com/section/africa/news/europes-love-of-roses-sends-ripples-through-kenyan-lake/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/africa/news/europes-love-of-roses-sends-ripples-through-kenyan-lake/#comments Mon, 04 Dec 2017 08:30:36 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1196435 https://www.euractiv.com/section/africa/news/europes-love-of-roses-sends-ripples-through-kenyan-lake/feed/ 1 https://www.euractiv.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2017/12/DSC_0102-e1512330899323-150x150.jpg150150 Greenland gets EU’s support for Inuit seal products https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/greenland-gets-eus-support-for-inuit-seal-products/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/greenland-gets-eus-support-for-inuit-seal-products/#comments Fri, 01 Dec 2017 15:12:08 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1196228 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/greenland-gets-eus-support-for-inuit-seal-products/feed/ 2 https://www.euractiv.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2017/12/pippi-150x150.jpg150150 Upgrade the plastic, don’t ban or tax it https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/upgrade-the-plastic-dont-ban-or-tax-it/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/upgrade-the-plastic-dont-ban-or-tax-it/#respond Fri, 01 Dec 2017 05:35:38 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=1195991 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/upgrade-the-plastic-dont-ban-or-tax-it/feed/ 0 https://www.euractiv.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2017/11/shutterstock_634625348-150x150.jpg150150 Wasted opportunity: EU stalemate on food waste reduction https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/wasted-opportunity-eu-stalemate-on-food-waste-reduction/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/wasted-opportunity-eu-stalemate-on-food-waste-reduction/#comments Thu, 23 Nov 2017 11:43:57 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1193896 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/wasted-opportunity-eu-stalemate-on-food-waste-reduction/feed/ 2 https://www.euractiv.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2017/11/fw-150x150.jpeg150150 Microplastics, macro problems https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/microplastics-macro-problems/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/microplastics-macro-problems/#respond Tue, 21 Nov 2017 06:04:25 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=1192695 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/microplastics-macro-problems/feed/ 0 https://www.euractiv.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2017/11/Microplastics-150x150.jpg150150 Lithuania plans to burn more waste – but does it have enough? https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/lithuania-plans-to-burn-more-waste-but-does-it-have-enough/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/lithuania-plans-to-burn-more-waste-but-does-it-have-enough/#respond Wed, 08 Nov 2017 14:07:56 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1189865 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/lithuania-plans-to-burn-more-waste-but-does-it-have-enough/feed/ 0 https://www.euractiv.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2017/11/shutterstock_365190539-150x150.jpg150150 Putting words into action: Join forces to drive circular economy https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/putting-words-into-action-join-forces-to-drive-circular-economy/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/putting-words-into-action-join-forces-to-drive-circular-economy/#respond Wed, 08 Nov 2017 13:42:38 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=1189875 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/putting-words-into-action-join-forces-to-drive-circular-economy/feed/ 0 https://www.euractiv.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2017/11/shutterstock_416906110-150x150.jpg150150 China is no longer the EU’s plastic dumping ground: What’s next? https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/china-is-no-longer-the-eus-plastic-dumping-ground-whats-next/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/china-is-no-longer-the-eus-plastic-dumping-ground-whats-next/#comments Thu, 02 Nov 2017 13:30:48 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=1188406 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/china-is-no-longer-the-eus-plastic-dumping-ground-whats-next/feed/ 1 https://www.euractiv.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2017/11/containers-on-ship-150x150.jpeg150150 Circular economy success needs more than ambitious policies https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/circular-economy-success-needs-more-than-ambitious-policies/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/circular-economy-success-needs-more-than-ambitious-policies/#respond Wed, 25 Oct 2017 09:40:43 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=1186765 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/circular-economy-success-needs-more-than-ambitious-policies/feed/ 0 https://www.euractiv.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2017/10/shutterstock_633162356-150x150.jpg150150 Recyclers claim EU carbon quotas from saved energy, CO2 emissions https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/recyclers-claim-eu-carbon-quotas-from-saved-energy-co2-emissions/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/recyclers-claim-eu-carbon-quotas-from-saved-energy-co2-emissions/#respond Wed, 25 Oct 2017 05:41:02 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1186675 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/recyclers-claim-eu-carbon-quotas-from-saved-energy-co2-emissions/feed/ 0 https://www.euractiv.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2017/10/Recycled_cans-150x150.jpg150150 Recycling industry and circular economy – Up to the challenge https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/video/recycling-industry-and-circular-economy-up-to-the-challenge/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/video/recycling-industry-and-circular-economy-up-to-the-challenge/#respond Mon, 23 Oct 2017 05:42:31 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=video&p=1184619 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/video/recycling-industry-and-circular-economy-up-to-the-challenge/feed/ 0 https://www.euractiv.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2017/10/2017-10-17-FEDEREC-Workshop-thumb-150x150.jpg150150 Pollution racks up 9 million deaths a year worldwide https://www.euractiv.com/section/air-pollution/news/pollution-racks-up-9-million-deaths-a-year-worldwide/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/air-pollution/news/pollution-racks-up-9-million-deaths-a-year-worldwide/#comments Fri, 20 Oct 2017 05:02:00 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1184784 https://www.euractiv.com/section/air-pollution/news/pollution-racks-up-9-million-deaths-a-year-worldwide/feed/ 1 https://www.euractiv.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2017/10/shutterstock_736396168-150x150.jpg150150 Packagers warn against EU waste policies eroding single market https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/packagers-warn-against-eu-waste-policies-eroding-single-market/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/packagers-warn-against-eu-waste-policies-eroding-single-market/#respond Thu, 19 Oct 2017 12:41:03 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1185037 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/packagers-warn-against-eu-waste-policies-eroding-single-market/feed/ 0 https://www.euractiv.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2017/10/Packaging_waste-150x150.jpg150150 Waste: Subsidies make it cheaper to burn than recycle https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/waste-subsidies-make-it-cheaper-to-burn-than-recycle/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/waste-subsidies-make-it-cheaper-to-burn-than-recycle/#comments Mon, 16 Oct 2017 14:25:00 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1183346 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/waste-subsidies-make-it-cheaper-to-burn-than-recycle/feed/ 1 https://www.euractiv.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2017/10/shutterstock_591166076-1-150x150.jpg150150 Renewable Energy Directive: Keep molasses for food and feed [Promoted content] https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/renewable-energy-directive-keep-molasses-for-food-and-feed/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/renewable-energy-directive-keep-molasses-for-food-and-feed/#respond Mon, 16 Oct 2017 12:33:10 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=1183798 according to several European food and feed associations.]]> https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/renewable-energy-directive-keep-molasses-for-food-and-feed/feed/ 0 https://www.euractiv.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2017/10/shutterstock_89237719-150x150.jpg150150 Member states have no real plan for the circular economy, they are secretly sabotaging it https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/member-states-have-no-real-plan-for-the-circular-economy-they-are-secretly-sabotaging-it/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/member-states-have-no-real-plan-for-the-circular-economy-they-are-secretly-sabotaging-it/#respond Mon, 16 Oct 2017 12:12:41 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=1183864 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/member-states-have-no-real-plan-for-the-circular-economy-they-are-secretly-sabotaging-it/feed/ 0 https://www.euractiv.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2017/10/shutterstock_480471415-150x150.jpg150150 Renewable gas: 5G Energy [Promoted content] https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy/video/renewable-gas-5g-energy/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy/video/renewable-gas-5g-energy/#respond Mon, 16 Oct 2017 05:30:25 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=video&p=1183258 https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy/video/renewable-gas-5g-energy/feed/ 0 https://www.euractiv.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2017/10/5G-energy-thumb-150x150.jpg150150 EU rules out tax on plastic products to reduce waste https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/eu-rules-out-tax-on-plastic-products-to-reduce-waste/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/eu-rules-out-tax-on-plastic-products-to-reduce-waste/#respond Fri, 13 Oct 2017 04:05:37 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1183229 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/eu-rules-out-tax-on-plastic-products-to-reduce-waste/feed/ 0 https://www.euractiv.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2017/10/Plastic_bottle-150x150.jpg150150 Make or break time: Will the Commission make Europe a true industrial and climate leader? https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/make-or-break-time-will-the-commission-make-europe-a-true-industrial-and-climate-leader/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/make-or-break-time-will-the-commission-make-europe-a-true-industrial-and-climate-leader/#respond Tue, 03 Oct 2017 06:43:09 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=1180181 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/make-or-break-time-will-the-commission-make-europe-a-true-industrial-and-climate-leader/feed/ 0 https://www.euractiv.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2017/10/shutterstock_529228804-150x150.jpg150150 Circular Economy: From solar panels to bicycle handlebars https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/circular-economy-from-solar-panels-to-bicycle-handlebars/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/circular-economy-from-solar-panels-to-bicycle-handlebars/#respond Fri, 29 Sep 2017 12:51:44 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=1179241 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/circular-economy-from-solar-panels-to-bicycle-handlebars/feed/ 0 https://www.euractiv.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2017/09/shutterstock_659636302-150x150.jpg150150 Squaring the circle of plastics recycling https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/squaring-the-circle-of-plastics-recycling/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/squaring-the-circle-of-plastics-recycling/#respond Wed, 27 Sep 2017 04:02:13 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=1178623 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/squaring-the-circle-of-plastics-recycling/feed/ 0 https://www.euractiv.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2017/09/Plastic-for-recycling-150x150.jpg150150 Member states seek to water down food waste proposal https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/member-states-seek-to-water-down-food-waste-proposal/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/member-states-seek-to-water-down-food-waste-proposal/#comments Mon, 25 Sep 2017 09:20:02 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1177881 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/member-states-seek-to-water-down-food-waste-proposal/feed/ 1 https://www.euractiv.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2017/09/This-Is-Rubbish-EU-food-pic-2-150x150.jpg150150 EU warned against renewables law ‘subverting’ the circular economy https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy/news/eu-warned-against-renewables-law-subverting-the-circular-economy/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy/news/eu-warned-against-renewables-law-subverting-the-circular-economy/#respond Tue, 12 Sep 2017 10:28:07 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1174050 https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy/news/eu-warned-against-renewables-law-subverting-the-circular-economy/feed/ 0 https://www.euractiv.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2017/09/Waste_incineration_plant_Germany-150x150.jpg150150 Silicones: Enabling the construction revolution [Promoted content] https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/silicones-enabling-the-construction-revolution/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/silicones-enabling-the-construction-revolution/#respond Tue, 05 Sep 2017 08:53:03 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=1172114 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/silicones-enabling-the-construction-revolution/feed/ 0 https://www.euractiv.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2017/09/Burj_Khalifa-2-150x150.jpg150150 Hard Brexit a ‘disaster scenario’ for waste treatment capacity, warns Suez https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/hard-brexit-a-disaster-scenario-for-waste-treatment-capacity-warns-suez/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/hard-brexit-a-disaster-scenario-for-waste-treatment-capacity-warns-suez/#comments Tue, 22 Aug 2017 04:30:19 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1168802 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/hard-brexit-a-disaster-scenario-for-waste-treatment-capacity-warns-suez/feed/ 1 https://www.euractiv.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2017/08/Waste-shipment-150x150.jpg150150 Moscow reaches landfill tipping point https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/moscow-reaches-landfill-tipping-point/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/moscow-reaches-landfill-tipping-point/#respond Wed, 02 Aug 2017 05:20:25 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1165712 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/moscow-reaches-landfill-tipping-point/feed/ 0 https://www.euractiv.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2017/08/shutterstock_340577915-150x150.jpg150150 Planet’s addiction to plastic bottles ‘as dangerous as climate change’ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/planets-addiction-to-plastic-bottles-as-dangerous-as-climate-change/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/planets-addiction-to-plastic-bottles-as-dangerous-as-climate-change/#comments Mon, 31 Jul 2017 05:50:22 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1165460 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/planets-addiction-to-plastic-bottles-as-dangerous-as-climate-change/feed/ 1 https://www.euractiv.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2017/07/shutterstock_556842991-150x150.jpg150150 France raises its environmental game with ambitious new climate package https://www.euractiv.com/section/climate-environment/news/france-raises-its-environmental-game-with-ambitious-new-climate-package/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/climate-environment/news/france-raises-its-environmental-game-with-ambitious-new-climate-package/#comments Fri, 07 Jul 2017 11:41:12 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1160353 https://www.euractiv.com/section/climate-environment/news/france-raises-its-environmental-game-with-ambitious-new-climate-package/feed/ 1 https://www.euractiv.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2017/07/Nicolas_Hulot_Segolene_Royal_CREDITEtienne-Laurent_EPA-150x150.jpg150150 Parliament calls for legislation against Europe’s throwaway society https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/parliament-calls-for-legislation-against-europes-throwaway-society/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/parliament-calls-for-legislation-against-europes-throwaway-society/#comments Wed, 05 Jul 2017 10:59:56 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1159495 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/parliament-calls-for-legislation-against-europes-throwaway-society/feed/ 1 https://www.euractiv.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2017/07/phones_tablets_programmes_obsolescence_CREDITtribehut_Flickr-150x150.jpg150150 A sustainable Europe through business unusual https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/opinion/a-sustainable-europe-through-business-unusual/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/opinion/a-sustainable-europe-through-business-unusual/#comments Fri, 30 Jun 2017 08:30:43 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=1158307 https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/opinion/a-sustainable-europe-through-business-unusual/feed/ 1 https://www.euractiv.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2017/06/Estonia-150x150.jpg150150 Greens table action against programmed obsolescence https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/greens-table-action-against-programmed-obsolescence/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/greens-table-action-against-programmed-obsolescence/#respond Tue, 23 May 2017 14:06:28 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1147700 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/greens-table-action-against-programmed-obsolescence/feed/ 0 https://www.euractiv.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2017/05/Pascal_Durand_green_mep_CREDITEuropean-Parliament-150x150.jpg150150 Report: British consumers mistakenly claim they recycle every day https://www.euractiv.com/section/agriculture-food/news/report-british-consumers-claim-to-recycle-every-day-but-dont/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/agriculture-food/news/report-british-consumers-claim-to-recycle-every-day-but-dont/#respond Wed, 17 May 2017 12:45:59 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1146289 https://www.euractiv.com/section/agriculture-food/news/report-british-consumers-claim-to-recycle-every-day-but-dont/feed/ 0 https://www.euractiv.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2017/05/14697399369_7afb318fbc_z-150x150.jpg150150 Southerners back stricter EU waste rules, unlike Nordic countries 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https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/greek-startup-turns-to-e-solutions-to-address-low-recycling-rates/feed/ 0 https://www.euractiv.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2017/05/14129456825_336009a6c2_z-150x150.jpg150150 Member states need to agree on a strong Circular Economy Package https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/member-states-need-to-agree-on-a-strong-circular-economy-package/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/member-states-need-to-agree-on-a-strong-circular-economy-package/#respond Thu, 27 Apr 2017 10:34:57 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=1141086 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/opinion/member-states-need-to-agree-on-a-strong-circular-economy-package/feed/ 0 https://www.euractiv.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2017/04/shutterstock_625429940-150x150.jpg150150 French presidential candidates’ environmentalism often misses the point https://www.euractiv.com/section/climate-environment/news/presidential-candidates-environmentalism-often-misses-the-point/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/climate-environment/news/presidential-candidates-environmentalism-often-misses-the-point/#respond Wed, 19 Apr 2017 13:55:57 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1138799 https://www.euractiv.com/section/climate-environment/news/presidential-candidates-environmentalism-often-misses-the-point/feed/ 0 https://www.euractiv.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2017/04/cycling_Paris_CREDITDelpixel_Shutterstock-150x150.jpg150150 Recyclables must be collected separately for circular economy to succeed, says panel https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/thursday-recyclables-must-be-collected-separately-for-circular-economy-to-succeed-says-panel/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/thursday-recyclables-must-be-collected-separately-for-circular-economy-to-succeed-says-panel/#comments Thu, 23 Mar 2017 05:19:32 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1130717 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/thursday-recyclables-must-be-collected-separately-for-circular-economy-to-succeed-says-panel/feed/ 2 https://www.euractiv.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2017/03/33415111271_e170482168_z-150x150.jpg150150 Packaging in the circular economy: A sustainable business ? https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/video/packaging-in-the-circular-economy-a-sustainable-business/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/video/packaging-in-the-circular-economy-a-sustainable-business/#respond Wed, 22 Mar 2017 12:13:40 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=video&p=1130653 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/video/packaging-in-the-circular-economy-a-sustainable-business/feed/ 0 https://www.euractiv.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2017/03/2017-03-21-FEFCO-workshop-THUMBNAIL-150x150.jpg150150 Opinion leaders identify seven pillars for ‘better’ EU action https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/opinion-leaders-identify-seven-pillars-for-better-eu-action/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/opinion-leaders-identify-seven-pillars-for-better-eu-action/#comments Mon, 20 Mar 2017 14:55:25 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1129549 https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/opinion-leaders-identify-seven-pillars-for-better-eu-action/feed/ 1 https://www.euractiv.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2016/11/shutterstock_444525553-150x150.jpg150150 Better resource efficiency could be worth trillions, UN says https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/better-resource-efficiency-could-be-worth-trillions/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/better-resource-efficiency-could-be-worth-trillions/#respond Fri, 17 Mar 2017 05:22:24 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1128104 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/better-resource-efficiency-could-be-worth-trillions/feed/ 0 https://www.euractiv.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2017/03/3609172860_eb1be07e7e_z-150x150.jpg150150 MEPs vote to boost recycling rates and limit food waste https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/meps-vote-to-boost-recycling-rates-and-limit-food-waste/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/meps-vote-to-boost-recycling-rates-and-limit-food-waste/#respond Tue, 14 Mar 2017 15:32:13 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1127178 https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/news/meps-vote-to-boost-recycling-rates-and-limit-food-waste/feed/ 0 https://www.euractiv.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2017/03/2628752330_6d3b34af0e_z-150x150.jpg150150 Cleaning up the oceans is no solution to our plastic problem https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/opinion/cleaning-up-the-oceans-is-no-solution-to-our-plastic-problem/ 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https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/interview/paper-boss-eus-circular-economy-package-could-have-been-more-ambitious/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/interview/paper-boss-eus-circular-economy-package-could-have-been-more-ambitious/#respond Wed, 01 Mar 2017 05:22:37 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=interview&p=1095773 https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/interview/paper-boss-eus-circular-economy-package-could-have-been-more-ambitious/feed/ 0 https://www.euractiv.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2017/02/image2-1-150x150.jpg150150 Czech regional council member: Waste-to-energy brings us closer to developed countries https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy/news/czech-regional-council-member-recycling-brings-us-closer-to-developed-countries/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy/news/czech-regional-council-member-recycling-brings-us-closer-to-developed-countries/#respond Tue, 28 Feb 2017 12:12:48 +0000 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A Canadian circular economy reality https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy/opinion/a-canadian-circular-economy-reality/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy/opinion/a-canadian-circular-economy-reality/#comments Fri, 17 Feb 2017 05:30:12 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=1091591 https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy/opinion/a-canadian-circular-economy-reality/feed/ 2 https://www.euractiv.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2017/02/waste-management-150x150.jpg150150 Experts: Circular economy targets should be adapted to each member state https://www.euractiv.com/section/sustainable-dev/news/experts-circular-economy-targets-should-be-adapted-to-each-member-state/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/sustainable-dev/news/experts-circular-economy-targets-should-be-adapted-to-each-member-state/#comments Fri, 10 Feb 2017 13:07:40 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1089605 EURACTIV Czech Republic.]]> https://www.euractiv.com/section/sustainable-dev/news/experts-circular-economy-targets-should-be-adapted-to-each-member-state/feed/ 1 https://www.euractiv.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2017/01/landfill_waste_CREDITShutterstock-150x150.jpg150150 Using sewage to make Europe’s economy truly circular https://www.euractiv.com/section/sustainable-dev/opinion/using-sewage-to-make-europes-economy-truly-circular/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/sustainable-dev/opinion/using-sewage-to-make-europes-economy-truly-circular/#comments Fri, 10 Feb 2017 07:55:46 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=1089581 Sewage sludge is a potentially vast source of nutrients for fertilisers. The Commission is missing a golden opportunity by excluding it from the Fertiliser Regulation, writes Arne Haarr.

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23 EU countries are breaking European air quality laws https://www.euractiv.com/section/sustainable-dev/news/23-eu-countries-are-breaking-european-air-quality-laws/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/sustainable-dev/news/23-eu-countries-are-breaking-european-air-quality-laws/#comments Tue, 07 Feb 2017 05:11:34 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1087944 https://www.euractiv.com/section/sustainable-dev/news/23-eu-countries-are-breaking-european-air-quality-laws/feed/ 2 https://www.euractiv.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2017/02/P033617001001-911647-150x150.jpg150150 New remanufacturing trade body launched to advise EU policy https://www.euractiv.com/section/public-affairs/news/new-remanufacturing-trade-body-launched-to-advise-eu-policy/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/public-affairs/news/new-remanufacturing-trade-body-launched-to-advise-eu-policy/#comments Wed, 01 Feb 2017 10:47:01 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1085885 Euractiv's media partner edie.net reports.]]> https://www.euractiv.com/section/public-affairs/news/new-remanufacturing-trade-body-launched-to-advise-eu-policy/feed/ 2 https://www.euractiv.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2017/02/Old-Ford-150x150.jpg150150 MEPs bolster EU recycling and landfill targets https://www.euractiv.com/section/sustainable-dev/news/meps-bolster-eu-recycling-and-landfill-targets/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/sustainable-dev/news/meps-bolster-eu-recycling-and-landfill-targets/#respond Wed, 25 Jan 2017 05:23:35 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1082908 https://www.euractiv.com/section/sustainable-dev/news/meps-bolster-eu-recycling-and-landfill-targets/feed/ 0 https://www.euractiv.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2017/01/3963508804_a8238199e5_z-150x150.jpg150150 The Brief: Schulz springboards from Brussels to Berlin https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/the-brief-schulz-springboards-from-brussels-to-berlin/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/the-brief-schulz-springboards-from-brussels-to-berlin/#respond Tue, 24 Jan 2017 16:05:41 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1082869 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/the-brief-schulz-springboards-from-brussels-to-berlin/feed/ 0 https://www.euractiv.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2017/01/picture-thebrief-150x150.png150150 Brexit will cost British businesses ‘billions’ unless Circular Economy Package is replaced https://www.euractiv.com/section/sustainable-dev/news/brexit-will-cost-british-businesses-billions-unless-circular-economy-package-is-replaced/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/sustainable-dev/news/brexit-will-cost-british-businesses-billions-unless-circular-economy-package-is-replaced/#comments Mon, 23 Jan 2017 14:11:03 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=syndicated&p=1082361 https://www.euractiv.com/section/sustainable-dev/news/brexit-will-cost-british-businesses-billions-unless-circular-economy-package-is-replaced/feed/ 3 https://www.euractiv.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2017/01/shutterstock_456468121-150x150.jpg150150 EU proposes to halve food waste in Europe by 2030 https://www.euractiv.com/section/agriculture-food/news/eu-proposes-to-halve-food-waste-in-europe-by-2030/ Wed, 18 Jan 2017 05:20:46 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?p=1080566 food waste in Europe by 2030, on the eve of a landmark vote later this month. 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Commission official: ‘Bioeconomy is a unique opportunity to address societal challenges’ https://www.euractiv.com/section/climate-environment/interview/commission-official-bioeconomy-is-a-unique-opportunity-to-address-societal-challenges/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/climate-environment/interview/commission-official-bioeconomy-is-a-unique-opportunity-to-address-societal-challenges/#comments Thu, 24 Nov 2016 10:26:38 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=interview&p=1064492 EURACTIV Slovakia talked to the Commission’s John Bell about the issue.]]> https://www.euractiv.com/section/climate-environment/interview/commission-official-bioeconomy-is-a-unique-opportunity-to-address-societal-challenges/feed/ 1 https://www.euractiv.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2016/11/P021023001001-570322-e1479983165674-150x150.jpg150150 Steel for packaging: Model material for a circular economy [Promoted content] https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/video/steel-for-packaging-model-material-for-a-circular-economy/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/video/steel-for-packaging-model-material-for-a-circular-economy/#respond Mon, 14 Nov 2016 09:41:59 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=video&p=1060412 https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy-environment/video/steel-for-packaging-model-material-for-a-circular-economy/feed/ 0 https://www.euractiv.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2016/11/Steel-Thumb-150x150.jpg150150 Commission won’t regulate toasters or hairdryers after Hoovergate scandal https://www.euractiv.com/section/climate-environment/news/commission-wont-regulate-toasters-or-hairdryers-after-hoovergate-scandal/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/climate-environment/news/commission-wont-regulate-toasters-or-hairdryers-after-hoovergate-scandal/#comments Tue, 08 Nov 2016 14:54:51 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1058764 https://www.euractiv.com/section/climate-environment/news/commission-wont-regulate-toasters-or-hairdryers-after-hoovergate-scandal/feed/ 2 https://www.euractiv.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2016/11/3558810758_f72f9586ea_z-150x150.jpg150150 Study: Recycling scrap steel offers environmental and competitive benefits https://www.euractiv.com/section/sustainable-dev/news/study-recycling-scrap-steel-offers-environmental-and-competitive-benefits/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/sustainable-dev/news/study-recycling-scrap-steel-offers-environmental-and-competitive-benefits/#respond Tue, 08 Nov 2016 14:11:12 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1058728 The market for scrap steel is weakening, but the circular economy may offer a ray of hope. A new study claims that old steel products will become increasingly important to the industry. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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The Brief: Is ‘better regulation’ getting better? https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/the-brief-is-better-regulation-getting-better/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/the-brief-is-better-regulation-getting-better/#respond Fri, 14 Oct 2016 15:11:55 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1049844 https://www.euractiv.com/section/circular-economy/news/the-brief-is-better-regulation-getting-better/feed/ 0 Steel in the Circular Economy [Promoted content] https://www.euractiv.com/section/climate-environment/video/steel-in-the-circular-economy/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/climate-environment/video/steel-in-the-circular-economy/#respond Mon, 03 Oct 2016 14:02:31 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=video&p=1045340 https://www.euractiv.com/section/climate-environment/video/steel-in-the-circular-economy/feed/ 0 https://www.euractiv.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2016/10/Screen-Shot-2016-10-03-at-15.55.16-150x150.png150150 A missed opportunity for sustainability https://www.euractiv.com/section/sustainable-dev/opinion/a-missed-opportunity-for-sustainability/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/sustainable-dev/opinion/a-missed-opportunity-for-sustainability/#respond Tue, 27 Sep 2016 15:14:26 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=1043181 https://www.euractiv.com/section/sustainable-dev/opinion/a-missed-opportunity-for-sustainability/feed/ 0 https://www.euractiv.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2015/04/un_development_goals_sdg_entwicklungspolitik_0_0-150x150.jpeg150150 Gerbrandy: Europe’s car industry risks being outfoxed like Nokia https://www.euractiv.com/section/transport/interview/gerbrandy-europes-car-industry-risks-being-outfoxed-like-nokia/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/transport/interview/gerbrandy-europes-car-industry-risks-being-outfoxed-like-nokia/#comments Mon, 19 Sep 2016 04:55:51 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=interview&p=1039576 https://www.euractiv.com/section/transport/interview/gerbrandy-europes-car-industry-risks-being-outfoxed-like-nokia/feed/ 1 https://www.euractiv.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2016/01/596px-googles_lexus_rx_450h_self-driving_car-150x150.jpeg150150 Germany wants to scrap EU recycling targets https://www.euractiv.com/section/sustainable-dev/news/germany-wants-to-scrap-eu-recycling-targets/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/sustainable-dev/news/germany-wants-to-scrap-eu-recycling-targets/#comments Fri, 16 Sep 2016 05:12:22 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1039222 https://www.euractiv.com/section/sustainable-dev/news/germany-wants-to-scrap-eu-recycling-targets/feed/ 3 https://www.euractiv.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2016/09/bins-1-150x150.jpg150150 PVC boss: ‘We will not change our reputation in one day’ https://www.euractiv.com/section/sustainable-dev/interview/vinyplus-boss-we-will-not-change-our-reputation-in-one-day/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/sustainable-dev/interview/vinyplus-boss-we-will-not-change-our-reputation-in-one-day/#respond Fri, 16 Sep 2016 05:01:25 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=interview&p=1039107 https://www.euractiv.com/section/sustainable-dev/interview/vinyplus-boss-we-will-not-change-our-reputation-in-one-day/feed/ 0 https://www.euractiv.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2016/09/Brigitte-Dero-150x150.jpg150150