Circular Economy

Circular Economy

Waste prevention, re-use, recycling, recovery, disposal: this is what is referred to as waste hierarchy, the foundation of waste management in Germany. In the past, waste management was merely about waste disposal, but it has since been recognised that waste is a valuable resource which can be used effectively to conserve natural resources.

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Circular Economy | 19.01.23

Standardization Roadmap Circular Economy

The Roadmap describes the circular economy challenges that businesses face and presents the standards and specifications needed to address them.
International | 03.06.22

Lemke: "We must jointly resolve the planet’s triple crisis"

The countries of the world must increase their efforts in the fight for more environmental, nature and climate protection, urges Federal Environment Minister Steffi Lemke at the end of the UN Conference Stockholm+50.
Circular Economy | 17.03.22

New rules for more sustainable batteries

The regulation is intended to ensure the sustainable use of batteries along the entire value chain throughout the EU.