To support the Commission’s commitment to reduce the environmental impact of its activities, the EMAS Steering Committee approved guidelines including minimum requirements (and advanced options) for Commission event planners to meet. They contain a checklist covering seven steps of event organisation focussing on reducing waste generation, energy consumption and encouraging the use of sustainable foods and products.
This is in line with the Commission delivering on its #OurOceans 2017 commitment announced by Vice-President Timmermans.
In relation to its Brussels buildings:
And this is part of the picture. Nearly 50 actions for the gradual removal of single-use items are on-going in all EC-sites.