To ensure that in 2050 everyone has enough to eat and can buy 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.
More than 180 signatories for the National Raw Materials Agreement
25-01-2017 | 14:00
In order to ensure a sufficient supply of raw materials in the future to meet the increasing demand for products, we need a...
Removing Indonesian noodles from the plastic soup
24-11-2016 | 11:49
This is a joint press release by the Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment and Confederation of Netherlands Industry...
Dutch companies go international with recycle economy innovations
10-11-2016 | 13:27
Sophisticated plants that retrieve valuable metals from discarded electronics. Sustainable yarn for the clothing industry, spun...