Closing the loop: Commission adopts ambitious new Circular Economy

03 December 2015

On 2 December 2015 the European Commission adopted a new Circular Economy Package to boost competitiveness, create jobs and generate sustainable growth.

Some of the proposed actions are of interest to INCOPA, in particular the revision of the EU regulation on fertilisers (early 2016) to facilitate recognition of organic and waste-based fertilisers in the single market and to support the role of bio-nutrients. In 2017, the Commission will take action to facilitate water reuse, and this will include a legislative proposal on minimum requirements for reused water, for example for irrigation and groundwater recharge.

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