METABUILDING is a Horizon 2020 project. METABUILDING has recently published its ‘2nd SEED call’, in the context of which SMEs working in the Construction, Digital Industry, Additive Manufacturing, Recycling and Circular Economy or Nature-Based Solutions sectors will be able to receive up to 5.000 € to finance innovation services.
We would like to draw your attention to the following studies of the European Environment Agency (EEA):
Emerging waste streams: opportunities and challenges of the clean-energy transition from a circular economy perspective
This questionnaire relates to a project titled: “Scoping study to assess the feasibility of further EU measures on waste prevention”.
The European paper value chain is proud to announce that it reached the trajectory set back in 2016 to achieve 74% recycling in 2020.
On 3 August 2021, the Platform on Sustainable Finance published a draft report on preliminary recommendations for technical screening criteria for the EU taxonomy.
New information pages available here.
The European Commission adopted an ambitious and comprehensive package of measures, including the Sustainable Finance Strategy, to help improve the flow of money towards financing the transition to a sustainable economy.
In 2020, a new Circular Economy Action Plan announced initiatives along the entire life cycle of products, aiming to ensure that the resources used are kept in the EU economy for as long as possible. One of these initiatives consist in regulatory measures for mobile phones and tablets under the Ecodesign Directive so that ‘devices are designed for energy efficiency and durability, reparability, upgradability, maintenance, reuse and recycling’.