Circular economy

Vizjak points to green transition in address to UN Environment Assembly

Nairobi/Ljubljana – Slovenian Environment Minister Andrej Vizjak highlighted the role and potential of green investment as he addressed in a video call a virtual session of the UN Environment Assembly, which started in Kenya’s capital Nairobi on Monday.

Circular Cultures | Athens | February 27-28

The Onassis Stegi in downtown Athens is hosting a two-day series of events dedicated to sustainability, innovation and new trends in the circular fashion economy in the context of the battle against climate change. Alternative fabrics, models, practices, and ideas of artists, designers and creators will be presented that could transform the face of the future.

Maribor: The first Slovenian municipality with an approved circular economy strategy

Ladeja Godina Košir, Director and Founder of the Circular Change platform, presented the pan-Slovenian strategic plan. The document which took one year to develop, is titled Roadmap towards the Circular Economy in Slovenia. Shedding light on the national efforts, it defines the circular economy as a response to the challenges faced by the 21st century consumer society.

Council Conclusions on the Potential of the Circular Economy Adopted under the Bulgarian Presidency

The Council of the EU environment ministers chaired by the Bulgarian Minister for Environment and Water, Neno Dimov, today adopted conclusions on delivering on the EU action plan for the Circular Economy. The topic was a priority of the Trio Presidencies of Estonia, Bulgaria and Austria.

Minister Neno Dimov: The Time has Come to Solve the Problems with Plastic

"To overcome plastic pollution" is the theme of the 2018 World Environment Day. This makes us think about how we can change our everyday lives to reduce the environmental, wildlife and health damage caused by plastic pollution. This was stated by Minister of Environment and Water Neno Dimov in addressing the World Environment Day, reports bgnes.

Potočnik: The world is out of social, economic and environmental balance

According to Potočnik, who chairs the consultative committee of the platform Circular Change, the first steps towards a circular economy are being made and the key stakeholders are giving their declarative support, but it is time to turn words into actions.

The Circular Economy - with over ?650 million in EU funding

Europe currently loses around 600 million tonnes of materials which could potentially be recycled or re-used in waste each year. The European Commission (EC) estimates that waste prevention, eco-design, re-use, and similar measures could bring net savings of ?600 billion or 8% of annual turnover to businesses in the EU.