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Digital circular economy: cornerstone to sustainability
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Digital circular economy: cornerstone to sustainability

Circular economy is a crucial contributor to sustainable development and the attainment of climate goals. The transition in our consumption and production patterns necessary for reaching the Sustainable Development Goals is enabled by digital technologies.

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Circular economy as a vaccine against pandemics like COVID-19
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Circular economy as a vaccine against pandemics like COVID-19

We need a systemic shift of the consumption and production system. Eco-towns and eco-industrial parks are set to play an important role in advancing the 3R principles: Reduce, Reuse and Recycle. A great example is the Japan’s eco-town programme.

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How to transition to a digital circular economy?
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How to transition to a digital circular economy?

The circular economy is a cornerstone of the European Green Deal, while digital technologies are an enabler for upscaling the circular economy. But how are we going to get the transition towards the digital circular economy started concretely?

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Realising long-term solutions for marine plastics pollution
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Realising long-term solutions for marine plastics pollution

If no action is taken to break current trends, oceans will have more plastic than fish by 2050. Quite rightly, the European Commission’s recently announced Circular Economy Action Plan defines plastics as a focus sector where the potential for circularity is high.

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How Circular Economy Hotspots contribute to a circular economy
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How Circular Economy Hotspots contribute to a circular economy

Circular Economy has made it into a worldwide concept in recent years. Circular Economy Hotspots, a series of events that highlight and promote efforts to foster innovation in the field of circular economy, provide interesting insights into local circular economy initiatives.

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