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.
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 ...
Basics up to par: additional funding for maintenance of roads, waterways, and railroads
17-09-2019 | 15:15
The Dutch infrastructure ranks among the world’s best. Its roads, railroads, bicycle tracks, canals, and rivers are being used by ...
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 ...