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European Commission presents new initiatives and reports on the delivery and progress of key initiatives of the Circular Economy Plan Print E-mail
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On the 26th January 2017, one year after the adoption of the Circular Economy Action Plan, the European Commission published an implementation report on the progress made in fostering a sustainable and profitable economy.

Together with the report, the Commission presented 3 new initiatives:

In addition, the implementation report also outlines key upcoming initiatives of 2017:

  • The Plastic Strategy: A detailed analysis of the legal, technical or practical problems at the interface of chemical, product and waste legislation that may hinder the transition of recycled materials into the productive economy
  • A legislative proposal on minimum quality requirements to promote the safe reuse of treated waste water
  • A Fitness Check on EU Ecolabel and EU Eco-management and Audit scheme
  • A circular economy stakeholders’ platform, which will be launched by the Commission and the European Economic and Social Committee