First look at Ireland’s plans for a circular economy

The first draft of Ireland’s circular economy strategy includes an innovation grant scheme and a successor to the National Waste Prevention Programme. Climate action is ramping up across Europe. Here in Ireland, recent initiatives include a new €10m fund to help companies compete in a low-carbon future and a five-year training plan to help them prepare for the impacts of the climate crisis. Today marks another step towards a sustainable future as the Government has published the first draft of its national strategy to transition to a circular economy. It has outlined five objectives for 2021 and 2022.

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