The government is working with industry, civil-society organisations, knowledge institutions and other authorities to achieve a sustainable economy for the future. In this circular economy, there will be no more waste, as resources will be reused again and again. The government-wide Circular Economy programme sets out what we will need to do to achieve a circular Dutch economy by 2050.
State Opening of Parliament: additional investments in road and railway maintenance
15-09-2020 | 15:15
The Netherlands boasts an efficient infrastructure. Maintaining this infrastructure requires continued investments. In the years ...
State Secretary Van Veldhoven launches new campaign to combat packaging waste
03-07-2020 | 10:05
Along with manufacturers, State Secretary Van Veldhoven (Environment) is launching a new campaign to combat packaging waste, as ...
Deposit on small plastic bottles to reduce street litter
30-04-2020 | 13:20
1 July 2021 will see the introduction of a deposit on small plastic bottles. This is what State Secretary Stientje van Veldhoven ...