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07. March 2019// Conference // Policy & Research

Press Release - Roundtable on circular economy

GERRI network demands to strengthen metallurgic capacities in Europe

 

On February 26th, 2019 in Brussels, the German Resource Research Institute GERRI invited high-level representatives from politics, research and industry for a debate on Europe’s path towards a circular economy. During the roundtable organized by the network of resource research organizations in Germany, the experts looked at challenges but also discussed different solutions to establish a closed-loop life cycle for products in Europe.

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26. February 2019// Conference // Events

GERRI - Roundtable discussion

Roundtable discussion: Can Europe afford to lose its metals?
Towards an effective Circular Economy for raw materials.


Is the European recycling infrastructure sufficient for providing metals and other raw materials in support
of the business models of a Circular Economy (CE)? How can we secure the raw materials supply
for production in Europe and enhance resource efficiency when dealing with scarce resources? Due to
the pivotal role of metals a primary focus has to be laid on this sector.

 

 

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