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We want our products to be long-lasting, repairable, recyclable and toxic-free. Here are our recommendations to rethink EU product policy and improve product design with circularity in mind.

Available in English


 

Food Waste is an economic, environmental, social and ethical issue.
The strategy to tackle it has to cover the whole food system from crop to compost.
Read the Zero Waste Europe Policy Briefing on Food Systems.

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Nothing prevents islands from achieving ambitious waste reduction and recycling targets – but waste incineration can slow them down.

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Imagine expanding the life of electronic devices while incorporating blockchain traceability technology capable of creating 1 job for every 300 items reused. Now imagine ensuring a 95% recycling rate and transforming a cost for municipalities into revenue that stays in the community. This is not imagination, this is eReuse: a perfect example of how symbiosis between the digital agenda and waste management can create value, sustainability and jobs.

 

Available in: English. Other languages coming soon!

 


With toxic emissions beyond environmental limits and a negative impact on reuse and recycling, the first incinerator in Lithuania comes at a high cost for people and the environment.

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Carpet manufacturers, industry associations and civil society join voices to make the carpet industry go circular.

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Although presented as state of the art, the youngest incinerator in the Netherlands is far from a clean: long-term tests reveal emissions of dioxin, furan and persistent organic pollutants far beyond the limits.

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As plastic waste has grown so has the industry surrounding it. A large amount of plastic waste is exported to countries in the Global South. Our report looks at the issues arising from the global waste trade.

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Environmental taxes are economic instruments aimed at affecting behaviour of industries, consumers, and resource managers through market systems. They can be combined with other market-based instruments such as subsidies, deposit-refund systems, resource pricing schemes or with other types of instruments, such as voluntary agreements or traditional command and control measures.

Download the full research paper to find out more.

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