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How a hazard-based approach and grouping of chemicals can pave the way for circular economy

Prioritization is a well-used term in chemicals management. It builds on the idea that instead of trying to deal with all hazardous chemicals in products and supply chains at the same time, you should focus on the worst offenders first. The problem is that many professionals connected to chemical regulation focus too much on prioritization. They spend their time forever prioritising instead of keeping their eyes on the ultimate goal, which is of coursing dealing with the hazardous chemicals.

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New report on Circular Economy

A new report on Circular Economy has been released by NGOs ClientEarth and EEB. The report describes the complexity of how REACH, product legislations, the Waste Framework Directive and specific waste stream directives interact and the implications this has on…