The Circular Economy Package and Plastics Strategy have set a high-level framework to improve the resource efficiency of the European economy. But to be effective, this framework must remain a policy priority for the next European Commission and Parliament, argues Nick Molho for Euractiv.
Mike Cole, Head of Public Affairs – UK & North Europe at Michelin Tyre, emphasises that while demand for resource-efficient products is increasing, the tyre labelling regime needs to be changed to help consumers make an informed choice.
Victoria Fleming-Williams, Policy Manager at the Aldersgate Group, reviews the Group's recently launched briefing on why a strong Resources and Waste Strategy is crucial to delivering both economic and environmental gains.
David Symons, UK Director of Sustainability at WSP, introduces WSP's 10 practical recommendations for designing flexible, adaptable and modular infrastructure.