Circular economy

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New European Bauhaus aims to bring the EU Green Deal to life

The New European Bauhaus initiative connects the European Green Deal to living spaces, calling on Europeans to build a sustainable and inclusive future. It will bring a cultural aspect to the Green Deal, aiming to demonstrate how sustainable innovation can positively impact daily life. In this...
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New resources available under Science for Environment Policy

Does your company work in Circular Economy or Resource Efficiency? New resources are available for you to explore under the Science for Environment Policy (SfEP)! The SfEP is a free news and information service, aiming to help stakeholders and policy-makers stay informed with the latest...
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Four COSME projects help to make fashion more sustainable

The fashion industry can play a big role in reaching the objective of climate neutrality by 2050. In this context, the European Commission is committed to supporting a more sustainable industry. There are huge opportunities for businesses in the fashion industry; five million people are directly...
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European Green Deal to transform economy and society

Achieving a reduction of at least 55% in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 is crucial to Europe becoming the world's first climate-neutral continent and making the European Green Deal a reality. The European Commission has presented new legislation to deliver on the targets agreed in the European...
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Basque Country supports innovation and the circular economy

The second challenge of the Basque Country Circular Economy Strategy 2030 focuses on innovation through materials, processes, and products. Innovation allows the challenges established in European policy instruments to be converted into business opportunities. 36 new innovative projects in the...
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DigiCirc tools for SMEs

DigCirc brings companies together with the goal of making the economy more sustainable. Supported by the EU, the project includes clusters, business experts, circular professors, tech developers, consultants, and designers. As well as open calls, an accelerator programme, and events, the DigiCirc...
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Circular Economy in Textiles: Examples from Denmark

In the meeting on 2 March, the European Alliance Against Coronavirus travelled virtually to Denmark to talk about circular economy and examples from the textile ecosystem. Betina Simonsen, Lifestyle & Design Cluster​, presented the cluster activities to support and implement circular economy...
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How can plastics be more sustainable?

Thanks to their versatility, plastics have become key materials in strategic sectors such as packaging, building and construction, transportation, renewable energy, medical devices, and even sport products. There are about 60,000 European companies in the plastics industry, mainly SMEs, employing...
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Catalonia stands as a hub for the promotion of the circular economy

In the last call for grants from the Agència de Residus de Catalunya, to promote the circular economy, the Packaging Cluster managed to draw 7 initiatives out of the 8 proposals The 16 changemakers involved will be in charge of generating good practices that can be replicated in other territories...
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Companies Network in Corsica

In Corsica, Ademe has set up a network of thematic experts to guide companies interested in sustainable development practices. Coordinated by the Chambers of Commerce and Industry (CCI), there are three to six experts available per thematic area: circular economy, environment, waste, energy, and...
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European Investment Bank funding for Circular Economy projects

In light of the EC Circular Economy Package, the European Investment Bank (EIB), as the EU bank, aims to support the transition to a circular economy (CE), in particular in the EU, but also in other parts of the world. While the EIB has a long track record of lending to projects focusing on...
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Environmental performance in Brittany

The Chambers of Commerce and Industry (CCI) of Brittany and the Ademe have set up a multi-dimensional programme to improve companies' environmental management. Five key areas are adressed: energy efficiency, waste efficiency, circular economy, eco-design and eco-innovation. Companies can contact...