Which country is winning the race to a circular economy? It’s not something one country can achieve by themselves, but in recent years, certain nations have taken the lead by clearly embarking on major circular economy agendas. The motivations can vary, from creating a more competitive economy or meeting the
MEP Sirpa Pietikäinen on why the circular economy isn’t just about materials but could offer a path away from populism and towards prosperity.
The Swedish government is set to take policy steps to enable a different kind of behaviour in the way in which products are used and the life-cycles of goods. Tax breaks on repairs to bicycles, washing machines and just about any broken item are being brought to the parliament by the
A new report from CEPS seeks to supports the transition towards the circular economy by simplifying and clarifying the concept for both policy-makers and business leaders.
How do we interpret policy effectiveness for a circular economy in the Nordic region?
The European Environment Agency (EEA), based in Copenhagen, is an official body of the European Union whose mission is to gather information and provide guidance with regards to the integration of environmental criteria in economic policies and strategies. Released today, its latest publication titled “More from less” gives a detailed
Reaction to the first universal legally binding global climate deal, agreed at COP21 in Paris, and signed by 195 countries at the United Nations in New York on Earth Day has been mixed. The signing has triggered headlines like “Experts Say Plans Don’t Pack a Wallop”, with the New York