Circular economy… worldwide changes

What changes worldwide could have the biggest impact on the circular economy? Read our selection for you for January 2021.

European Parliament adopts resolution on more sustainable single market

The European Parliament has adopted a resolution, “Towards a more sustainable single market for business and consumers”.

The resolution welcomes the European Commission’s New Action Plan for the Circular Economy, but calls for further measures to promote durable products (which are easier to repair and reuse), strengthen consumer rights, tackle planned obsolescence and facilitate repairs.

The Parliament also calls on the Commission to develop a comprehensive strategy to promote a reuse culture.

The full text of the resolution can be found here.

ENVI Committee prepares initiative report on the circular economy action plan

The European Parliament’s Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (ENVI) is preparing its own initiative report following the adoption of the New Action Plan for the Circular Economy.

The parliament will use the initiative report to call on the European Commission to act on different aspects of the action plan.

The draft report includes the following actions:

ENVI will vote on the report in January and a plenary vote will follow in February 2021.

What else

Do you like polluted beaches? We don’t either!

Landbell Group joins project to prevent marine litter in North Africa

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Why did we endorse the Ellen MacArthur Foundation statement on EPR?

Landbell Group and over 150 stakeholders commit to EPR

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You can trust us… now it’s official!

Europe's leading provider of e-commerce protection awards certificate to EASy-Shop

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Kettles reach boiling point during Irish lockdown

A kettle was the most recycled object in Ireland over the past twelve months (with 1 in 4 Irish adults claiming to have recycled one)

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Sun coming out – but be prepared for the rain

The outlook for the photovoltaic (PV) industry looks sunny again, but companies should not forget their future recycling obligations

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Focus on… Georgia

Game-changing news for companies selling electronic goods in Georgia

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Tokyo 2020: winning gold for sustainability

Olympic Games to tackle the reduction of electronic and plastic waste

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How we are responding to the global expansion of EPR

Landbell Group publishes its annual performance report for 2020

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How two men joined the fight for cleaner chemicals

Happy 15th Birthday to H2 Compliance

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Why are we updating our Chinese and Japanese websites?

We want to be there, wherever you need us, supporting you in every market

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How can you make your packaging more recyclable?

Landbell launches free PACK2RECYCLE online tool for customers

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Focus on… Slovenia

Does your company sell packaging or packaged goods in Slovenia?

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Where does recycling e-waste make blood transfusions safer?

Promoting sustainable behaviour in Portugal

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How Germany is improving packaging recycling

German packaging schemes offer guidance for consumers

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ERP Norway acquires Serva AS

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New online regulatory information service

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New online label for packaging licensing

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Support on revision of German Packaging Law

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New EPR requirements for online marketplaces

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Focus on… Washington D.C.

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Traceless materials takes the trophy

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Implementing EPR for packaging in Egypt

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Eco-friendly packaging design with PACK2RECYCLE

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Big applause for Green Alley Award finalists

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