How Feasible Are Circular Economy Aspirations?

    View Author May 2020

    In March 2020, the European Commission launched a Circular Economy Action Plan. It is one of the main planks of the European Green Deal on sustainable growth, with the aim of making the EU climate-neutral by 2050. In this article published in Materials Recycling World in May, Rob Biddlecombe and Anita Lloyd of the Environmental, Health & Safety Practice and Ken Huestebeck of the European Public Policy Practice analyse the circular economy policies currently in play. What, they ask, is the UK and EU doing to develop the infrastructure required to recycle plastic waste?