By Marco Capellini.
The extremely rapid spread of this term calls for the adjustment of instruments enabling companies and users to provide and receive effective information on the “circular” performance of a product.
In recent years, the circular economy has drawn increasing attention, so much so that today it has become a sort of slogan/symbol to describe environmentally-friendly changes made (or to make) to a product.
The debate at EU level – and the ensuing deadline of 28th August regarding public consultation – led businesses, associations, consortia and European and non-European public administrations to discuss the kind of approach to adopt. And the ways in which different types of products/waste should be considered as far as recovery and recycling are concerned.