Experts interviews


European firms need to recognise that industrial symbiosis (IS) – sharing and repurposing secondary resources and by-products – is not only good for the environment; it helps them compete in global markets. Greater awareness, demand-led innovation, and measures to remove legal and technical...
© Peter Börkey
Plastic is everywhere, with about 380 million tonnes produced worldwide in 2015, up from 2 million tonnes in the 1950s. Only an estimated 15% is collected and recycled, while plastic that is not properly treated poses a serious environmental threat. An OECD report published in May (Improving...
What does eco-innovation mean for you?  (Video)
To tackle economic and environmental issues together, we need eco-innovation - what does it mean for you? We asked people from the policy and business worlds, from all over Europe, to tell us what it means to them.  The European Commission's Eco-innovation Action Plan aims at accelerating the...