Circular economy - 04.11.2020
Tjisse Stelpstra: "To reach a true circular economy, we need a mental shift towards the paradigm 'there is no waste' " As the European Commission has decided on new actions to be taken to promote the circular economy, we spoke with Tjisse Stelpstra, regional minister of the Province of Drenthe (Netherlands) and CEMR spokesperson on energy, to get up to speed on the role of local and regional governments in this new action plan. We also broached the question of how the circular economy can contribute to creating a more sustainable world after the coronavirus pandemic. A few months ago, the Commission tabled a series of measures and actions on circular economy. How can local governments participate in this shift? If you take a close look into the new Commission’s Circular Economy Action ...
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