CEC4Europe (Circular Economy Coalition for Europe) is a growing initiative of scientists and researchers with long-term experience in the field of waste and resources management.
European Circular Economy Stakeholder Platform
CEC4Europe selected for…
Circular Economy Vienna 2018
Save the date: 19.09.2018 & 20.09.2018
Rare earth elements & high tech products by D. Guyonnet, G. Lefebvre & N. Menad
Check out the newest contribution to the CEC4Europe Fact Book on the CE
From Linear to Circular - Why introducing a Circular Economy to Europe?
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CEC4Europe is currently working on a science-based background document
Follow the new Eurostat website on Circular Economy
reporting all the indicators of the EC monitoring framework – a key tool to measure progress – updated with latest data, as well as supporting visualisation tools
Founded in 2015, CEC4Europe aims at supporting European Institutions, national decision makers and other stakeholders in developing an effective and efficient circular economy by using an integrated and fact-based approach.
CEC4Europe provides decision makers on all levels, businesses, and the interested public with evidence and concepts for the transition to a circular economy that not only supports our raw material basis, but also economic and qualitative growth in Europe.
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Publication project: CEC4Europe's Fact Book on the Circular Economy
With the Austrian EU Presidency in 2018 in view, CEC4Europe is preparing a European Conference in September 2018 on "Bringing the EU Action Plan to Life: Towards a Fact-based Circular Economy."
Current studies and projects within the CEC4Europe Network
Encouraged by the EU Commission’s Circular Economy Package (CEP), CEC4Europe endorses the importance of closing loops and boosting resource efficiency, but at the same time, pleads for a more scientifically and fact based approach:
A systematic analysis of our future raw material needs and all relevant secondary raw material sources is needed so we can achieve the common goals of the circular economy – environmental protection, securing of raw materials, economic benefit, and growth – in an effective and efficient manner, based on scientific evidence.
Taking far-reaching economic and environmental policy decisions with an insufficient data basis would be speculative and not in line with the CEP objectives.
CEC4Europe is an association under Austrian law, based in Vienna, AT, and registered in the EU Transparency register under No 628480917959-24 (24/06/2015).