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Zero Pollution Stakeholder Platform - Get involved

You can get involved in the Zero Pollution Stakeholder Forum in several ways.

Become a member

Many members of the Platform have already been selected, and the first meeting took place on 16 December 2021. A re-publication of the call for applications took place in February and March 2022 but this call is now closed.

All members and observers of the Platform are listed in the section ’Members’ in the Register of Commission Expert Groups.

For any questions, please contact: ENV-ZERO-POLLUTION@ec.europa.eu.

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Make a ‘zero pollution pledge’

The pledges will promote the best available, ‘near-zero waste’ options. This means products and services that are proven to be less polluting over their whole life cycle, especially those awarded the EU Ecolabel. The aim is to provide people with more options, and clearer information on cleaner options.

There are two options:

  1. Through making a Sustainable Consumption Pledge which is a voluntary cooperation with businesses to increase the sustainability of production and consumption, thereby complementing other regulatory actions.

Companies are invited to make a voluntary pledge including a ‘zero pollution pledge’ to support sustainable consumption, beyond what is required by law. This initiative is part of the New Consumer Agenda.

Through the Sustainable Consumer Pledges, companies are invited to make a voluntary pledge including a ‘zero pollution pledge’.

2. Through the Climate Pact, you can also register pledges to prevent or reduce pollution. These options should also contribute to the EU’s net-zero greenhouse gas emission target by 2050.

Interested in making a pledge? The European Climate Pact can help you!