With the proposals for “Fit for 55”, the European Commission has released a package of both new and revised directives. But this is just the beginning: We are still waiting for the Textiles Strategy and the revised packaging directive. A large number of stakeholders already have ideas regarding how both of these should look like.
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Price excl. VAT, incl. postage Germany EUR 5,00 | International EUR 5,00 Order now Topics Source: Andreas Lischka, pixabay.com A change has to comeWith the upcoming Textiles Strategy of the European Commission, a range of NGOs are demanding a fundamental change for the textiles sector. Source: Gerd Altmann; pixabay.com A different way of thinkingA current report sees cross-industry collaboration as a key enabler for the transition to a circular economy. Source: Bessi; pixabay.com A little helper for carbon neutralityScientists offer some insights regarding how and how much carbon dioxide could be removed through carbon capture. Source: Here-and-now_unfortunately_ends-my-journey-on-Pixabay; pixabay.com Better to use it more than onceEspecially when it comes to packaging, reuse still has a great deal of untapped potential. Rethink Plastic makes suggestions to change that. Source: Thomas B.; pixabay.com Building back greenerThe role of the circular economy in combatting widespread shortages of materials in the supply chain. Source: kalhh; pixabay.com Getting closer to climate neutralityThe European Commission has delivered proposals to support the next step on its way to reducing net emissions by 55 per cent by 2030. Source: Pexels; pixabay.com Growing out of the old clothesA current report explicitly focuses on the job creation potential of the circular economy for the textiles and clothing sector. Source: HeungSoon; pixabay.com Harvesting a forest that goes to landfillTimber from the “urban forest” can reduce the world’s reliance on timber as a primary building material. Source: Carola68 Die Welt ist bunt...; pixabay.com Make reuse the standard optionWith its current report, the World Economic Forum in collaboration with Kearney wants to give reuse a more important role. Source: Gerd Altmann; pixabay.com Pricing the true cause of global warmingWhy a tax on fossil carbon is more efficient than a tax on CO2 emissions. Source: Arek Socha; pixabay.com Removing barriersAlthough critical raw materials are needed in many applications, recycling rates are still low. A new voluntary certification scheme wants to change that. Source: Andreas-Lischka; pixabay.com Responsibility needs the right circumstancesA current study points out the strenghts and weaknesses of EPR and gives recommendations for improvement. Source: RecyClass Thou shalt not bare false witnessGetting more transparent claims about recyclability and recycled content onto packaging. Source: Gordon Johnson; pixabay.com Unique approaches to waste management and circular economy Green City Accord signatory cities are dedicated to fostering significant progress in the areas of waste management and circular economy. Source: alefonte; pixabay.com What does recyclability really mean?Some NGOs see the danger that technologies other than mechanical recycling get more attention than they deserve.
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