The Community’s Policy Recommendations provides a holistic, integrated and cooperation-based framework for the development of circular economies. It involves various actors across different phases (production, consumption, management of waste, re-use of waste as secondary raw material) and scales (local, regional, national, European).
The paper presents 17 policy recommendations and 33 suggested interventions clustered around the following 6 thematic areas:
- Investments and access to finance
- Technological infrastructure
- Labour market and employment
- Awareness and knowledge
- Cooperation among stakeholders and technology transfer
- Cross-cutting issues