welcomes new directive for single-use plastics

  • December 21, 2018 welcomes the final decision of the European Council and Parliament concerning restrictions on a range of disposable plastic products. On Wednesday morning a legislative text was finally accepted after a long-term decision-making process. The first proposal on waste reduction…

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Repair before recycling confirmed by European governments

  • December 13, 2018 welcomes a decision made by European governments to compel manufacturers to make refrigerators more easily repairable. Refrigerators have significant volumes of sales and trade in the EU. At the same time, they have a significant adverse environmental impact and…

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Circularity Check webinars and workshop

  • December 12, 2018

The first Circularity Check webinar was successfully held on Tuesday, 4 December. It was organised by WeSustain, and MVO Nederland. A workshop and follow-up webinar are planned.  The Circularity Check is a free online scan tool with a questionnaire…

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Rethinking Ownership: Steward-ownership in Germany

  • November 14, 2018

On October 30th - 31st 2018, the Purpose Foundation and Purpose gGmbH were co-organizers of the Steward-Ownership Conference 2018 in Berlin, Germany, along with the companies GLS Bank and bio verlag. These companies are members of UnternehmensGrün, the German founding…

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Newsletter November 2018

  • November 13, 2018

Dear reader, Please find below the November 2018 Newsletter from Ecopreneur, the European Federation of Sustainable Business. We hope you enjoy reading it and let’s keep in touch! Kind regards, The Ecopreneur Team. In This Issue  What’s new in Brussels?…

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