Ministers ‘unanimous’ against ditching of Circular Economy

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Series Details 17.12.14
Publication Date 17/12/2014
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During the Environment Council which took place in Brussels on 17 December 2014, EU member states showed their concern over the European Commission's intention to scrap a pending Circular Economy package which was announced during the presentation of the EC's 2015 Work Programme [click here for more information].

EC Vice-President Frans Timmermans had then stated that the Circular Economy package would be re-tabled with a 'more ambitious' legislative proposal in 2015. But he gave no further details on how that would be achieved. Later on, Environment Commissioner Karmenu Vella reinforced that he Circular Economy made a lot of environmental and economic sense.

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ESO: Background information: Turning waste into a resource – Moving towards a ‘circular economy’
ESO: Background information: Environment: Higher recycling targets to drive transition to a Circular Economy with new jobs and sustainable growth

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