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Interview #14: Ieper Hardcore Fest: Lessons on how to make a festival more sustainable

Date: 08.07.2019
Ieper Hardcore Fest is the longest running three-day hardcore festival of Europe and the World, with its 27thedition this year. It is an independent festival organized entirely by volunteers....

Closing the loop for process industries

Date: 01.07.2019
Discover how Europe will become more competitive globally by reusing resources from industrial wastewater A new economy is emerging; one that is ‘closing the loop’ and able to reuse all resources...

Summary of the previous workshop: Circular Economy at the European Cluster Conference

Date: 11.06.2019
    On May 14th to 16th the European Cluster Conference was held at the Palace of Parliament in Bucharest in Romania. EREK was invited to host a Breakout Session on the Circular Economy. The session...

Join the U-START programme for innovative startups until the 31st of may

Date: 06.05.2019
Calling all Circular Economy startups! Veolia Germany, in partnership with EIT RawMaterials, is accepting applications from innovative circular economy startups in the fields of recycling and...

EREK WEBINAR - Lessons learned from France, Scotland and Estonia

Date: 17.04.2019
On 19 March 2019, EREK in conjunction with its network member ADEME hosted a webinar on the “Lessons learned from delivering resource efficiency support programmes to SME’s in Europe - Insights from...

EREK Quarterly #3 - Sustainable packaging

Date: 17.04.2019
Packaging is a central object of our everyday life, but there is a growing realisation of its environmental impact. For years now, reducing packaging waste has been the focus of European policies,...

INTERVIEW #12: SMEs in Estonia: How the Estonian government handles industrial waste

Date: 15.04.2019
While resource efficiency is a huge challenge for SMEs, many countries are dealing with the major issue of industrial waste on a national scale. Considering the vast environmental consequences of...

WORKSHOP #8: EREK held its eighth workshop in Katowice - Making recycling of packaging waste a profitable business for SMEs

Date: 03.04.2019
EREK’s eighth workshop titled ‘Making recycling of packaging waste a profitable business for SMEs’ took place on 26 March 2019 in Katowice, Poland. Designated as an EU Industry Days event, it was...

Lifelong Learning and the Circular Economy

Date: 04.03.2019
The impending transition from our “take-make-dispose” society to a circular economy has been a hot topic for quite some time. Such a comprehensive enterprise, where the entirety of the traditional...

WORKSHOP #6: EREK held its sixth workshop in Madrid - Compete in a more resource efficient and circular economy by product policy and eco-design

Date: 19.02.2019
Thursday, 14th February 2019 saw EREK – the European Resource Efficiency Knowledge Centre – co-host a workshop in Madrid, Spain. The event, entitled ‘Compete in a more resource efficient and circular...

INTERVIEW #11 : The Club of Excellence in Sustainability bets on the circular economy in 2019

Date: 18.01.2019
The Club de Excelencia en Sostenibilidad (Club of Excellence in Sustainability) is a business association bringing together major companies who believe that sustainable growth is the way forward for...

INTERVIEW #10 : Eco-design takes a strategic turn in Brussels

Date: 15.01.2019
What are the keys to a successful support programme promoting eco-design in SMEs?  EREK News asked Perrine Collin of Brussels-based UCM EcoDesign to tell us how they work with such a diverse range of...