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Image for ESA warns that European circular economy plans must be realistic
Proposals put forward by the European Parliament need to be more realistic to ensure a circular economy, according to the ESA.
Image for MEPs defy European Commission by backing higher recycling targets
The European Parliament has voted to adopt higher recycling targets that were originally proposed as part of the Circular Economy Package rather than accept lower targets proposed by the current European Commission.
Image for New chair for Circular Economy Task Force
Dr Colin Church has been appointed as the new chair of the business-led Circular Economy Task Force. 
Image for Budget brings about higher packaging targets
The Chancellor Phllip Hammond has confirmed in the Budget that packaging targets are to rise.
Image for Brexit opportunity for UK to save £2 billion from new waste policy says Policy Exchange
In a major new report, Going Round in Circles, Policy Exchange says that Brexit presents a huge opportunity for the UK Government to develop a new approach to waste and resources policy. 
Image for Advance London launched to promote circular economy support for SMEs
SMEs in the capital will be able to get help and advice on the circular economy from new business support programme Advance London.
Image for Reaction lukewarm to Autumn Statement measures
The waste and resources sector has welcomed some of the measures in the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement, but would like to see more.
Image for MPs call for reform of Landfill Tax to drive recycling rates
The Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) has called for changes to Landfill Tax to drive up recycling rates and improve investment in the recycling sector.
Image for A quarter of Veolia’s revenue comes from selling green products or energy, it reveals
Veolia UK has launched its sustainability report for 2015 and shown than a quarter of its revenue comes from green products or energy.
Image for Funding of £125 million given to environment and resource efficiency projects
An investment package of £125 million (€142.2 million) will be used by 56 projects as part of the European Union’s LIFE Environment & Resource Efficiency programme.
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Circular Economy Roundtable Discussion Part 3

The final part of our discussion, looking at the business opportunities in the circular economy.

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Circular Economy Roundtable Discussion Part 2

Part 2 of this three-part discussion looks at the practical implications of the circular economy

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