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.
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.
"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.
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.