Roadmap of new Circular Economy Action Plan still open for feedback

The European Commission has published the Roadmap of the new Circular Economy Action Plan and is awaiting feedback from stakeholders until 20 January 2020:

https://ec.europa.eu/info/law/better-regulation/initiatives/ares-2019-7907872_en

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New ecodesign measures for electronic appliances

In a continued effort to reduce Europe's carbon footprint and to make energy bills cheaper for European consumers, the Commission adopted new eco-design measures for products such as refrigerators, washing machines, dishwashers and televisions.

EuRIC Updated statement on the critical situation faced by the European paper recycling sector

Urgent need to reconcile circular economy in paper with market realities as paper recycling industry faces difficult situation

EuRIC welcomes the European Green Deal

The European Recycling Industries’ Confederation (EuRIC) welcomes the publication of the European Green Deal by the European Commission on 11 December 2019.

Top 5 Priorities of the Recycling Industry for the Period 2019–2024

By turning waste into secondary raw materials and reducing Europe’s dependency on primary materials, the recycling industry plays a vital role in the circular economy.

Textiles in Europe's circular economy

Textiles are fundamental to our society, providing us with clothing, shoes, carpets, curtains, furniture, etc. for homes, offices and public buildings.

Reducing loss of resources from waste management is key to strengthening the circular economy in Europe

Europe relies heavily on material resources for almost all of society’s activities.

The plastic waste trade in the circular economy

Europe is at crossroads regarding its management of plastic, plastic waste and the plastic waste trade.