To ensure that in 2050 everyone has enough to eat and can use the goods they need, like clothing and electrical devices, our economy needs to become circular. In a circular economy there is no waste. That’s because products are better designed and materials are reused as much as possible. To achieve this, the Government-wide programme for a Circular Economy was launched in September 2016.
Ms Van Veldhoven aims to stop the export of plastic waste by western countries
17-06-2019 | 14:28
State Secretary Stientje van Veldhoven (Infrastructure and Water Management) wants European and other western countries to stop ...
Van Veldhoven closes deal to reduce plastic consumption
21-02-2019 | 14:46
State Secretary Stientje van Veldhoven (Infrastructure and Water Management) has made an agreement with more than 70 businesses ...
The Netherlands signs international treaty on the safe and environmentally sound recycling of ships
20-02-2019 | 17:00
On 20 February 2019, at a meeting of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO), the Netherlands ratified the Hong Kong ...