Binding targets needed for circular economy, MEPs say

, Binding targets needed for circular economy, MEPs say, TheCircularEconomy.comMEPs warn that the ‘take-make-dispose’ economy must end and call for measures against greenwashing and false environmental claims.

In order to achieve a carbon-neutral, environmentally sustainable and fully circular economy by 2050, MEPs have called for clear policy objectives in the EU.

The Committee on Environment, Public Health and Food Safety adopted its report on the EU Circular Economy Action Plan, with 66 votes in favour, six against and seven abstentions.

The plan, which was published in March 2020, is one of the main blocks of the European Green Deal and includes initiatives along the entire life cycle of products from design to consumption.

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