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Envi packaging report endangers circularity in Europe.

European Parliament's Environment Committee has the potential to negatively impact Europe's progress towards achieving a circular economy, which is crucial for mitigating climate change. The report is described as contradictory, implying that it might introduce policies or measures that do not align with the goals of circularity. This could lead to increased waste, resource inefficiency, and greenhouse gas emissions. Packaging waste has a significant environmental impact, including contributions to climate change. Inefficient waste management and recycling practices can result in more emissions due to the production and disposal of packaging materials. The report hampers the progress of Europe's recycling industry, it could lead to missed opportunities for reducing emissions through the use of recycled materials in new products.The report may not fully consider the environmental and climate consequences of its proposals, potentially undermining Europe's commitment to sustainability. https://www.recycling-magazine.com/2023/10/25/envi-packaging-report-endangers-circularity-in-europe/

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  • walter lungayi

    33 w

    It is important that the European Parliament's Environment Committee carefully considers the impact of their decisions on the circular economy and takes steps to ensure that progress towards sustainability is not hindered. It is crucial that all stakeholders work together towards achieving a circular economy that benefits both the environment and society as a whole.

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    • Ann Nyambura

      34 w

      Europe should aim for comprehensive and harmonious solutions.

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      • Esther Wanjiku

        34 w

        There should be more sobriety during policy making

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        • Kevin

          34 w

          very concerning

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          • Peter Kamau

            34 w

            This is really disheartening

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            • Rukia Ahmed Abdi

              34 w

              The European Parliament's Environment Committee report on packaging has raised concerns that it could jeopardize Europe's path towards a circular economy, a key component in combatting climate change. The report's perceived contradictions may introduce policies that work against circularity goals, potentially leading to more waste, resource inefficiency, and increased greenhouse gas emissions. It's crucial to remember that packaging waste has a significant environmental impact, including its contribution to climate change. Policies must align with sustainability goals and consider the full environmental consequences to support Europe's commitment to a greener future.

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              • johnte ndeto

                34 w

                Any complexities that could hinder the progress of climate matters should be abolished

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                • rosebellendiritu

                  34 w

                  Just hope that when making policies there should be a conscious mind that cares more about the planet.

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                  • George Kariuki

                    34 w

                    This is a very concerning development for Europe's progress towards a circular economy and its climate goals.

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