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Towards a global circular economy

May 7, 2021 | News

(07 May 2021) – AEIDL has produced, on behalf of the European Commission, a factsheet highlighting the importance of the international aspects of the EU Circular Economy Action Plan.

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Over the last year the EU has mapped out a path to creating a better environment while strengthening the EU’s economy, as the European Commission adopted the Circular Economy Action Plan “For a cleaner and more competitive Europe”.

A central aspect of the Action Plan is that it sets out to build a global circular economy and, as many EU supply chains operate on an international level, an internationally coordinated approach is required.

In order to accomplish this, there are significant global trends that must be factored into the process – unsustainable consumption, population increase, and patterns and behaviours around production and consumption.

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