Category Archives: Circular Economy

Sub-category to Resource Stewardship

What will Brexit mean for UK energy, resources and natural environment policy?

Now that the dust has settled after the referendum and the new government is in place, it’s a good point to take stock and consider what Brexit will mean for UK national environment policy. Here, our policy experts give their insights on the likely impact … Continue reading

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Why Brexit Britain should still be interested in the EU’s Circular Economy Action Plan

As the UK heads towards the EU’s exit door, there is an urgent need for a new economic model. A recession looks likely, and even the optimists concede that the next few years will be challenging for the UK economy.

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Yesterday’s EU ruling on products is a triumph for British consumer rights

Have you ever shattered your mobile phone screen? Or maybe your washing machine has packed up, and the repair costs so much you might as well buy a new one? Yesterday, national governments of the EU’s 28 member states, including … Continue reading

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How a greener economy can help fix Europe’s labour market problems

This post is by Emily Coats and Dustin Benton, co-authors of a new Green Alliance briefing Job creation and the circular economy. Labour markets are news again. Of course, the term never appears in the headlines, but the effects of … Continue reading

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Five things you should know about the EU’s Circular Economy Action Plan

Here in Brussels, the circular economy is dominating conversations in the EU district. To someone living in the UK, this may come as a surprise: industrial policy has fallen out of favour in Britain. But the Circular Economy Action Plan … Continue reading

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