11 Sep 2023
The Transition Pathway for the Textiles Ecosystem was published on 6 June 2023. It is an EU initiative which seeks to build a greener, more circular and digital future for the textiles ecosystem and to make it more resilient and competitive. The pathway, the outcome of a co-creation process with stakeholders, is a comprehensive framework that identifies specific actions. 50 actions have be...
Time to have your say on eco-design requirements and labelling of electronic displays, the WEEE Directive and end-of-life vehicles
28 Aug 2023
The European Commission has launched three calls for input: on eco-design requirements and labelling of electronic displays, on the WEEE Directive and on the new end-of-life vehicle rules.
Do you feel strongly about any of these issues? Then tell the Commission!
25 Aug 2023
Sitra, the organiser of the World Circular Economy Forum (WCEF) 2024, is opening a call for the leading European companies working on circular solutions for nature. Is your company involved in fighting against biodiversity loss using circular economy principles?
WCEF is compiling a list of companies to be featured at next year’s WCEF. Apply by 30 September to be included in the...
18 Aug 2023
Selling or buying reconditioned items? Learn what the process involves in France!
To be recognised as reconditioned in France, an item has to follow a series of compulsory steps.
Sellers must be fully transparent about the source(s) of the product they are selling, reconditioning must take place on the premises where the product is sold or very close by. The...
03 Aug 2023
The European Commission has launched the LIFE Programme’s 2023 Calls for project proposals, making €611 million available for nature conservation, environmental protection, climate action, and clean energy transition projects. €81 million are set aside for projects in the field of circular economy and quality of life.
23 Aug 2023
The new Horizon Europe Cluster 6 calls for proposals related to the circular economy will be open for submissions between 17 October 2023 and 22 February 2024. EUR 120 million will be available in the form of grants to cover safe, integrated circular solutions at regional and sectoral levels for important material flows and product value chains.
Attend the hybrid Info Day event on 28 ...
The BioICEP Project turns non-biodegradable plastics into new biobased materials for the packaging and pharmaceutical industries
23 Aug 2023
The BioICEP project aims to develop sustainable and environmentally friendly alternatives to traditional petroleum-based plastics.
The project has used an innovative cascade process by applying and combining chemical and biological methods to turn fossil-based plastic waste into natural, biodegradable substitutes to be used in the packaging and pharma industries.