International Journal of Waste Resources

International Journal of Waste Resources
Open Access

ISSN: 2252-5211

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Henning Wilts

Henning Wilts
Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment and Energy,

  • Mini Review
    Key Challenges for Transformations Towards a Circular Economy – The Status Quo in Germany
    Author(s): Henning WiltsHenning Wilts

    Facing an ever-increasing global consumption of natural resources and related environmental as well as socioeconomic challenges, the transition towards a circular economy will be of crucial importance. The issue is high on the political agenda, especially since the European Commission published its Circular Economy Action Plan in December 2015. Apparently different stakeholders have very different perceptions of the concept as well as different expectations for its implementation. During a workshop series by the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, experts from policy, science, administration, industry and unions discussed key issues for the circular economy: What´s the status quo in Germany? How can the circular economy be implemented in a comprehensive and efficient way? Which instruments are available? Is the legal framework on EU and national level sufficient for the evolvement of a ci.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2252-5211.1000262

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