Today EU public authorities and practitioners from the waste-recycling industry gather to discuss how to divert biowaste from landfills and use it to produce bio-energy and compost.
Encouraging businesses to adopt more sustainable practices is a key element in EU environment policy. This study looks at a range of factors that influence the uptake of such measures by small- to medium-sized enterprises across the EU.
District heating can provide an efficient solution to heating urban buildings, while waste-water treatment plants represent a potential source of renewable energy.
Reusing materials from existing buildings (or ‘urban mining’) has been proposed as a means to reduce demolition waste, raw material consumption and greenhouse gas emissions. This study models the opportunities for urban mining in the Netherlands under practical constraints, up to the year 2050.
The Commission welcomes the political agreement reached yesterday night between the European Parliament and EU Member States on the Commission’s proposal to protect human health and the environment from Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs).
The Commission is presenting today a package of European Green Deal proposals to make sustainable products the norm in the EU, boost circular business models and empower consumers for the green transition.
Questions and Answers on the Sustainable Products Initiative
Questions and Answers on EU Strategy for Sustainable and Circular Textiles
The fifth edition of the annual Circular Economy Stakeholder Conference will take place in hybrid format on 1 and 2 March 2022, with a focus on sustainable products for sustainable consumption.
Commission adopts Recommendation to help companies to calculate their environmental performance and manufacture more environmentally friendly products