Timed to follow the release of the European Commission’s revised Circular Economy Package, which forms a key pillar of the Commission’s work programme for 2016 and which is expected to be released on 2 December 2015, this conference will enable stakeholders to debate and respond to the new proposals.
To secure Europe’s competitiveness in the face of such challenges, the circular economy is seen in some quarters as a restorative solution, with the potential to eliminate waste and reduce carbon emissions through environmentally superior materials, products and processes, while at the same time driving green growth and jobs. However for some, the EU regulatory burden continues to handicap European companies faced with stiff global competition.
- Bringing eco-design into the mainstream
- Creating a viable European market for secondary raw materials
- Preventing food waste across the supply chain