Environment

Policy matters

Belgium

18/11/2019
The Circular Flanders partnership acts as a hub for development of the circular economy in the Flemish region. Circular Flanders spokesperson Jan Verheyen provided details on its structure and approach, and in particular, its work to encourage circular economy thinking in purchasing decisions made...
Stimulating the circular economy
22/06/2015
OVAM started the Flanders Materials Programme in 2012. It was based on the acknowledgement that Flanders is almost completely dependent on imports for a number of the raw materials that underpin its economy. Examples of resources that Flanders lacks include phosphates for food production and...
Wallonia's green cluster
10/09/2014
A competitiveness cluster in Belgium's southern region of Wallonia is showing how researchers and companies can collaborate to develop new eco-innovative projects that should ultimately pay dividends in terms of green economic growth. The GreenWin cluster brings together about 150 members,...
Belgian Catalogue of Recycled Products goes European
28/07/2011
Raise awareness on recycled products and make them more easily available to European potential buyers. A free European Catalogue of recycled products will soon be available.