Circular Economy Package
End 2015: The European Commission will present a Circular Economy package, aimed to ensuring a more circular lifecycle of all the products we use.
What's wrong with the Proposal?
However, much of the emphasis is on recycling and waste management, which is the end of the cycle; and not enough on eco-design, which is the starting point.
Why is Eco-Design so important?
Without good product design - eco-design - there will be nothing to recycle! Hence as much focus should be put on eco-design.
Join us today by telling the European Commission that eco-design needs to be a core component of the future Circular Economy! Let's #ECOthis
- Recycling is one of the easiest ways to start down the road to Greener living. Nobody is going to be completely Green, but like I’ve said before,
- From an aquaponics start-up to a pop up hospital design, schools and universities are engaging with circular economy principles “So many of my
- Nowadays, the most popular practice in packaging design is towards the use of eco-friendly materials. These are the ones that which are
WHAT'S THIS ALL ABOUT?All you need to know about the European Commission's 2015 Circular Economy Package and how it will affect you, the whole European economy and our planet.
TAG YOUR PHOTOS ON INSTAGRAM WITH #ECOthisEU
Just saw a product that should have been an ‘Eco-Design’? Like a piece of furniture, a household appliance or your smartphone.
Tell that to the European Commission!
Snap a photo of it with Instagram and tag it with the hashtag #ECOthisEU, and we will post it here for you! The more photos there are, the more we are able to convince the European Commission that Eco-Design should be part of the upcoming Circular Economy package!
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HAVE YOUR SAY ON TWITTER
Did you know anything about the Circular Economy package that the European Commission will propose by the end of 2015?
Then you should have your say! Use the hashtag #ECOthisEU to tell the European Commission: the Circular Economy is not only about waste management, it’s also about making products recyclable in the first place.
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