A new Circular Economy Action Plan

Theme: Climate Change, Industry, European Green Deal
Title: A new Circular Economy Action Plan
Policy Reference: COM(2020) 98


The new Circular Economy Action Plan looks to support the European Green Deal in ensuring sustainability in the managing of resources and waste.


It highlights the need for the EU to accelerate the transition towards a regenerative growth model that gives back to the planet more than it takes.


As such, the Action Plan focuses on:

  • A Sustainable Product Policy Framework
  • Nullifying waste production entirely


European Commission

This Communication was published on March 11, 2020.


The European Commission is encouraging Member States  to adopt or update their national circular economy strategies, plans and measures in the light of this new Action Plan.

European Parliament

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Council of the EU

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Negotiation Stage

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Final adoption

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Local Implementation

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