Presentation at the World Circular Economy Forum

| Blendhub's business model has been selected because it tackles the issue of food waste by enabling smarter nutritional supply chains and local production and distribution of food.

Local response to the European Green Deal

| Mayors and decision-makers around Europe commit to co-create and implement the European Green Deal together with national governments and the European Union. Cities, regions, organisations and individuals are welcome to endorse the Mannheim Message, a call to involve local governments as real dialogue partners for policy development.

European Green Deal call is open

| The European Commission has launched a €1 billion call for research and innovation projects that respond to the climate crisis and help protect Europe's unique ecosystems and biodiversity. The projects funded under this call are expected to deliver results in ten areas.

Support for EU’s quest for resilience in supply of raw materials

| The EU has published its communication around “Critical Raw Materials Resilience: Charting a Path towards greater Security and Sustainability”. WEEE Forum supports the EU's quest for resilience in supply of raw materials.

Joint efforts needed to achieve cleaner Mediterranean

| Achieving a cleaner Mediterranean Sea requires better implementation of policies and enhanced environmental data and information, according to a joint report by the European Environment Agency (EEA) and United Nations Environment Programme’s Mediterranean Action Plan (UNEP/MAP), published today.

EuRIC Statement in support of the State of the Union 2020

| Today, Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission, delivered a landmark speech on the State of the Union 2020.

A Just Transition has to be circular, Members of the European Parliament agree

| The European Parliament’s plenary vote yesterday made clear that a circular economy is a precondition for a just energy transition in Europe - a positive step that couples climate solutions with zero waste solutions and points towards stronger circularity in the future. 

Single use plastics directive guidance poses a challenge to circularity

| The European Paper Packaging Alliance has warned that new guidance from the European Commission Services, which makes no distinction between paper and plastic cups, poses a major challenge to recycling and a circular economy.

Reusable foodservice packaging: Science review highlights need for robust hygiene measures

| EPPA calls for national food agencies to review policy options and publish hygiene-guidance.

New European Green Capital Network toolkit

| A new toolkit launched by the European Green Capital Network (EGCN) contains tips, guidance and inspiring stories from experts, to encourage cities to transition to a circular economy and improve waste prevention practices.

Europe’s strategy for critical raw materials “a double-edged sword”

| From electric vehicles to solar panels, energy storage products are Europe’s way out of fossil fuels.

9th European Conference on Sustainable Cities & Towns

| The 9th European Conference on Sustainable Cities & Towns – “Mannheim2020”, taking place online from 30th September – 2nd October, will address the socio-economic and socio-cultural challenges associated with accelerating the transformation to sustainability and climate neutrality.

Battery Materials: Europe must be bolder on the international stage

| Upfront the 25th International Congress for Battery Recycling, organizer ICM has talked to Roman Stiftner, Managing Director of the Austrian Non-Ferrous Metals Federation.

ISRI adopts position on minimum recycled plastic content

| The use of recycled plastic in new products is an environmentally responsible activity that also strengthens the economy by creating jobs and investment opportunities.
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