You can‘t do it without waste incineration, but that causes problems. Chemical recycling also causes problems – at least compared to mechanical recycling. And the food sector also causes a lot of problems.
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A new hierarchy
A British institution suggests changing the waste hierarchy.
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A transition for single-use glass
Current barriers on the way to a circular economy.
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Beyond short-term vision
In the EU, close to 12 million tonnes are still going to waste-to-energy.
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Binding targets are needed
Zero Waste Europe has developed proposals to advance the circular economy.
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Climate change governance in South Asia
Can other Asian countries learn from China?
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EU needs to cut plastic production
Reducing the dependency on fossil fuels and Russian oil and gas.
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Headed for incineration overcapacity
An explanation why England is in danger of a large overcapacity by 2042.
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GHG emissions are nine times higher from chemical than from mechanical recycling.
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Poland‘s path to circularity
A circularity rate of 10.2% still leaves a lot of room for improvement.
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Reducing waste to cut emissions
A new report shows where the potential lies and how it can be raised.
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Food production needs a profound rethink.
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Sorting is the key
For the fashion industry to become circular, a lot depends on the correct sorting of the material.
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The dust under the carpet
The incineration of waste produces both hazardous and non-hazardous residues.
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Use the existing potential
An approach to making sustainable textile production a success in India.