| The global apparel industry has long lamented the need to transition to a circular economy – and a new set of proposals for EU policymakers may be the golden ticket in helping foster the change, writes Global Data.

Finalists announced for Plastics Recycling Awards Europe 2020

| The winners of the seven award categories will be announced on 26 March, the second day of the Plastics Recycling Show Europe.
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FEAD welcomes parliament’s resolution on Green Deal

| Following Wednesday’s plenary vote at the European Parliament, FEAD greatly welcomes the resolution of the European Parliament on the European Green Deal.

Construction sector needs to improve circular practices

| Construction and demolition waste makes up just over one third of total waste generation in the EU.

New chief technical officer for Steinert

| Markus Reinhold will follow Uwe Habich, who has held the position of CTO for many years

NGOs demand EPR for carpets

| Two years ago, the European Carpet and Rug Association (ECRA) announced actions to strengthen the reuse and recycling of carpets in Europe.
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BIR unveils redesigned website

| Today, the Bureau of International Recycling (BIR) has launched its new website www.bir.org after a major redesign in order to enhance its information services for its members, the public, the media and political decisionmakers.