European bio-based industries leading the green transition
Nicoló Giacomuzzi-Moore, Executive Director ad interim at CBE JU – Circular Bio‐based Europe Joint Undertaking, explains how European bio-based industries are leading the green transition.
Making European consumers a lever for the green transition
Thierry Libaert from the European Economic and Social Committee states the case for making European consumers a lever for the green transition.
Climate change efforts in Denmark’s Ministry of Environment
Denmark’s Ministry of Environment is leading the nation’s efforts on climate change mitigation and developing a circular economy.
How the government’s Critical Minerals Strategy will impact tech supply chains
The circular economy must be at the heart of the government’s Critical Minerals Strategy in order for it to be successful, says Steve Haskew.
What is reclaimed water and why is it dangerous?
Health risks are associated with reclaimed water that is used for road cleaning, greenfield irrigation and landscape fountains.
Greenland’s Indigenous population supports sand extraction
Greenland's Indigenous population supports sand extraction and exports amid a rapidly growing global demand for these resources.
Oceans and the circular economy
Open Access Government charts the priorities of Virginijus Sinkevičius, European Commissioner for Environment, Oceans and Fisheries, particularly concerning the role of oceans and the circular economy.
EU Green Deal: Transformation towards a climate-neutral economy by 2050
The European Commission is modernising the Industrial Emissions Directive by updating the rules to transition towards a climate-neutral economy and fostering innovation against emissions.
Europe’s ambitions to protect people and the planet through sustainable resources
Open Access Government map out some of European Commissioner for Environment, Oceans and Fisheries, Virginijus Sinkevičius’ priorities towards a Circular Economy Action Plan, promoting the use of sustainable resources
NHS carbon emissions set to miss 2040 net zero goal
The NHS has pledged Net Zero carbon emissions by 2040, yet annual reports indicate the NHS are to miss this goal – adaption to necessary circular economy models is crucial.
Borja Izaola, Project Manager from GBCe (Green Building Council España), tells us what we need to know about sustainable buildings.
Sustainable design for absorbent hygiene products
Can single-use absorbent hygiene products gain sustainability? The answer is: Yes. Cagda Biasutti & Dr Stefanie Glathe, from Procter & Gamble explain more.
Critical raw materials: The Biorecover project
Pablo Martínez Rodríguez & Cristina Martínez García from CETIM Technological Centre, chart the advances and achievements of the Biorecover project that concerns critical raw...
Why do businesses still not use reusable packaging?
Researchers suggest a digital track and trace system to encourage businesses to adopt reusable packaging and reduce waste, suggesting reasons why they may not have adopted them already.
Emerging role of the F&B industry in the circular economy
Aarthi JanakiRaman, Research Director at Frost & Sullivan, explores the emerging role of the food and beverage industry in the circular economy
Circular economy will help prevent climate damage and bring societal benefits
Wayne Hubbard, Chief Executive Officer, ReLondon, highlights the benefits of accelerating the transition to a circular economy and calls for policymakers to make it a priority in the build-up to COP26.
Tackling plastic pollution for a greener future
Gert-Jan Gruter, Chief Technology Officer, Avantium, discusses how the chemical industry can become more sustainable, reduce plastic pollution and achieve net-zero.
To scale the circular economy, we must unite and work towards common policy goals
Miranda Schnitger, Government Lead at the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, discusses the importance of the Universal circular economy policy goals to deliver the circular economy, particularly as we enter the year of COP26.
Biotechnological circular solutions
The BIORECOVER project is developing biotechnological circular solutions to tackle the supply of some critical raw materials in the EU.
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).