"Circular economy" and "non-toxic environment" – How should we deal with the interfaces between chemicals, product and waste legislation?

In its 7th Environmental Action Programme, the European Commission aims at two essential goals in the handling of substances and materials known under the buzzwords "non-toxic environment" and "circular economy".

These target areas have numerous interfaces in waste, chemicals and product legislation. This leads to several conflicting objectives. These are explained in more detail in a new publication. A total of five experts with many years of experience in this field have dealt intensively with this topic and present some solutions.

The article is available here:

https://enveurope.springeropen.com/articles/10.1186/s12302-019-0236-7


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