Online event : A circular economy at the heart of climate action: how materials connect the dots in the EU Green Deal

6 July 2020, 10:00-12:00 CEST           Hosted by MEP Maria Spyraki Co-Chair of the European Parliament Intergroup on ‘Climate Change, Biodiversity & Sustainable Development’ & MEP Mohammed Chahim Vice-Chair of the European Parliament Intergroup on ‘Climate Change, Biodiversity & Sustainable Development’ WATCH THE RECORDING HERE  With …

From research to reality: How Europe’s bioeconomy is leading the way to a truly circular economy

MEP Miapetra Kumpula-Natri Chair of the “Bioeconomy” Working Group of the EP Intergroup on “Climate Change, Biodiversity, and Sustainable Development” Cordially invites you to the event From research to reality: How Europe’s bioeconomy is leading the way to a truly circular economy Thursday, 4 October 2018 09:30 – 11:00 European …

The effect of marine litter on fisheries & oceans

Ricardo Serrão Santos MEP & Alain Cadec MEP Vice-Chairs of the European Parliament Intergroup on “Climate Change, Biodiversity and Sustainable Development” hosted the event ” The effect of marine litter on fisheries & oceans ” Wednesday 5 September 2018 18:00-20:00 European Parliament, Room ASP 3G2 The problem of marine litter …

Re-manufacturing & re-conditioning: Tackling end-of-life to foster Circular Economy

Chaired by: Fredrick Federley MEP Chair of the “Circular Economy and Raw Materials” Working Group of the EP Intergroup on “Climate Change, Biodiversity and Sustainable Development” Policy-makers, industry, NGOs, and stakeholders gathered in the European Parliament to discuss the potential of re-manufacturing and re-conditioning, which increase the lifetime of products …

Marine Plastics Need European Action

Ricardo Serrão Santos MEP Vice-chair of the Intergroups “Climate Change, Biodiversity, and Sustainable Development“, and “Seas, Rivers, Islands and Coastal Areas” & IUCN European Regional Office On Wednesday 8 November Ricardo Serrão Santos MEP and Vice-Chair of the EP Intergroup on “Climate Change, Biodiversity, and Sustainable Development“, together with IUCN European …

The Role of Bioeconomy in the Circular Economy – Taking circularity beyond waste

  Policy-makers, industry representatives and stakeholders active in the field of bioeconomy gathered in the European Parliament to discuss the pivotal role of the bioeconomy in the circular economy and how to better harness its potential within the EU Circular Economy Strategy and in Europe. Miapetra Kumpula-Natri MEP and Chair …

Recycling in the Circular Economy – Roles, Opportunities & Challenges

Policy-makers, industry, NGOs, and other stakeholders gathered in the European Parliament to discuss the vital role of recycling in the circular economy providing the perspective of the many stakeholders working in the value chain. The meeting was organised by MEP Pavel Poc, Chair of the Intergroup on “Climate Change, Biodiversity, …

Building the Circular Economy with Bio-Based Materials and Products

On Friday the 23 of September MEP Miapetra Kumpula-Natri, Chair of the working group on “Bioeconomy” of the EP Intergroup on “Climate Change, Biodiversity, and Sustainable Development” together with the European Bioeconomy Alliance (EUBA) hosted an Assistants Lunchtime Briefing on “Building the Circular Economy with Bio-based Materials and Products“.  The …

New Tools for Farming in the Circular Economy: Creating a Single Market for the Fertilising Products that Farmers Need?

 “Agriculture is not old-fashioned but in fact an innovative and modern sector” Jan Huitema MEP Policy-makers and stakeholders gathered in the European Parliament to discuss the recently updated Fertilisers Regulation underlining that the creation of a single market is crucial in order to provide businesses and farmers with the variety …

The Future of Plastic Materials in the European Circular Economy

Policy-makers, regional authorities, industry, NGOs, and other stakeholders along the plastic value chain were gathered by MEP Miriam Dalli on April the 7th to discuss the challenges and opportunities of the role of plastics in the circular economy. Miriam Dalli, MEP and Chair of the “Circular Economy” Working Group of the …