circular economy

Circular economy vow by plastic bottles industry

Circular economy vow by plastic bottles industry European bottled water producers have said they will move towards the circular economy by 2025 by helping to ensure more bottles are recycled. The European Federation of Bottled Waters (EFBW) said it intended … Read More

Achieving a circular economy: New business guide launched by edie

Achieving a circular economy: New business guide launched by edie Organisations looking to accelerate the transition to a circular economy now have access to a comprehensive ‘edie explains’ guide which breaks down everything there is to know about achieving a … Read More

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EU adopts plastics strategy

EU adopts plastics strategy The first ever Europe-wide strategy on plastics has been adopted  as part of what the EU describe as a “transition towards a more circular economy.” Under the new plans, all plastic packaging on the EU market … Read More

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Agreement on circular economy proposals

Agreement on circular economy proposals The UK needs to re-evaluate its waste policy after leaving the EU, according to a new report published by two top government scientists. The European Council and the European Parliament have agreed key elements of … Read More

Existing Economic Measures Can Bring Us Closer To Circular Economy

Existing Economic Measures Can Bring Us Closer To Circular Economy A new study, released by the Reloop Platform and Zero Waste Europe, and produced by Rezero, claims that existing economic instruments can bring Europe to the next stage of the … Read More

ESA: Ofgem Waste to Energy Cuts Make Mockery of Circular Economy

ESA: Ofgem Waste to Energy Cuts Make Mockery of Circular Economy The decision by the UK’s energy regulator Ofgem to reduce payments to small decentralised generators by almost 95% has been criticised by the Environmental Services Association. The decision by … Read More

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LWARB unveils route map to help London become a circular city

LWARB unveils route map to help London become a circular city The London Waste and Recycling Board (LWARB) has launched its route map that aims to accelerate London’s transition to become a circular city. Board member Bassam Mahfouz has outlined … Read More

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BSI launches circular economy standard

BSI launches circular economy standard The standards company BSI, has launched a new standard for the circular economy, BS 8001:2017 in the face of competing demand for world resources. Called a “Framework for implementing the principles of the circular economy … Read More

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BS 8001 – Climacteric in the development of circular economy standards

The move to a ‘circular economy’ has been identified as a significant opportunity for UK business. It will contribute towards a resource efficient and low-carbon economy, reducing costs and supply chain risks, while generating economic and social value. The release … Read More

Policy Exchange backs UK split from Circular Economy package

Policy Exchange backs UK split from Circular Economy package

Policy Exchange backs UK split from Circular Economy package The Policy Exchange think tank has called for the UK to set its own direction in waste policy after it has left the European Union, in a report recently published by … Read More