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In this category, Open Access Government holds the latest Circular Economy News for you to read. Providing insights into climate change, the newest green investments and sustainability ideas from across the globe.

We offer articles highlighting up to date policies along with the global steps being taken to halt climate change and promote economical growth. With information on the newest bio-based technology, research and industries, whilst also touching on popular topics such as plastic pollution and offering in depth information on global Circular ideals.

In addition you will find articles on the latest international climate agreements and green deals within this category.

Biotechnological circular solutions

Biotechnological circular solutions

The BIORECOVER project is developing biotechnological circular solutions to tackle the supply of some critical raw materials in the EU.
bio-based industries

European bio-based industries: New opportunities in 2021

Executive Director at Bio-based Industries Joint Undertaking (BBI JU) Philippe Mengal discusses the new priorities and opportunities for bio-based industries in Europe, including new partnership, Circular Bio-based Europe Joint Undertaking (CBE JU).
going circular

Going circular is now more important than ever

Open Access Government charts the recent policy priorities of Virginijus Sinkevičius, the European Commissioner for the Environment, Oceans and Fisheries, as Europe works towards a circular economy.
Date palm

The heart of a bio-circular economy: Date palm

Dr Zaid, Secretary-General of Khalifa International Award for Date Palm & Agricultural Innovation and Dr Sandra Piesik, Founder of 3 Ideas B.V., tells us how date palm is the secret ingredient for a bio-circular economy.
mushroom industry

The circular economy in the mushroom industry

Here, we learn about the circular economy when it comes to the mushroom industry, including the research of the Mushroom Research Technological Center of La Rioja (CTICH).
bio based industries consortium, eu

New partnership between EU and Bio-based Industries Consortium

The European Commission has announced a new partnership with Bio-based Industries Consortium, which is expected to be finalised toward the end of the year.
aquaculture sector

Technology solutions for the aquaculture sector

Carlos Mazorra, Director of Innovation and Enrique Amaré, CEO of SMARTWATER PLANET share with us their thoughts on affordable technology solutions for the aquaculture sector.
the green economy

The green economy & green investments

Gavriel Landau, Founder and CEO of Charm Impact, speaks to Open Access Government about the green economy, including the enabling of green investments.
National Interdisciplinary Circular Economy Hub

UKRI funds National Interdisciplinary Circular Economy Hub

The National Interdisciplinary Circular Economy Hub (CE-Hub) will coordinate the national research effort to deliver a circular economy.
sustainability in taiwan

Working towards sustainability in Taiwan

As sustainability becomes more and more vital to achieving a circular economy, Open Access Government discusses the work of Taiwan’s Environmental Protection Administration (EPA).
SmartMushroom Project

Smart Management of spent mushroom substrate to lead the MUSHROOM sector towards a circular...

The project aims to obtain a pelletized organic fertilizer from Spent Mushroom Substrate by implementing circular economy process.

Bio-based smart packaging for enhanced preservation of food quality

The Biosmart project aims to reduce the food that is thrown away, developing biobased compostable or recyclable packaging, including sensors to monitor food shelf-life plus functional and barrier coatings, as Dr Amaya Igartua from Fundación TEKNIKER explains.
circular economy, green deal

The circular economy: A recipe for success

Maria Nikolopoulou, Member of the European Economic and Social Committee, details why the circular economy is a recipe for success.
public and private

In the service of climate: SSEC works with public and private actors

Here, SSEC detail their work with public and private actors in the service of climate, including comment on circular sustainable systems for the production of both food and feed.
fish side streams

Nutritional and health benefits of dietary products made from fish side streams

Katerina Kousoulaki, Christos Tsatsanis, Tone-Kari K. Østbye and Francisco J. Barba of the AQUABIOPRO-FIT project discuss the health benefits of dietary products made from fish side streams.
bio-based fertilisers

Bio-based fertilisers: A potential move towards the circular economy?

Aarthi Janakiraman, Research Manager, Chemicals and Advanced Materials at TechVision, Frost & Sullivan, analyses bio-based fertilisers and ponders if they are a potential move towards the circular economy.
bio-based

Circular bio‐based industries: Driving Europe’s green recovery

Here, Executive Director at Bio-based Industries Joint Undertaking (BBI JU) Philippe Mengal maps out what the future holds for the bio-based sector, explaining the numerous benefits of a circular bioeconomy for Europe.
circular economy framework

A circular economy framework could aid financial recovery from COVID-19

A group of researchers led by WMG, University of Warwick believe that adopting a circular economy framework would help the world’s economy to recover from the effects of COVID-19.
green deal covid, European Green Deal Call

The Green Deal: Using the COVID-19 crisis as an innovation opportunity

The European Green Deal Call has opened for registrations to spur Europe’s recovery from the COVID-19 crisis by turning green challenges into innovation opportunities.
a green recovery

The Race to Zero – Triggering a Green Recovery

The race to net-zero carbon and a green recovery is on, and here, Prof. Dr. Raimund Bleischwitz explains how this will require systems thinking.

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