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.
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 ...
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 ...