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Scoping Study to Identify Potential Circular Economy Actions, Priority Sectors, Material Flows & Value Chains

Scoping Study to Identify Potential Circular Economy Actions, Priority Sectors, Material Flows & Value Chains

Ziel der Studie war es, eine anfängliche Scoping-Bewertung von potenziellen Prioritäten und politischen Optionen zur Unterstützung des Übergangs zu einer Kreislaufwirtschaft in der EU zu ermöglichen. Die Studie untersuchte die vorhandene Literatur, identifizierte potenzielle vorrangige Handlungsfelder für Maßnahmen, bei denen die Beschleunigung der Kreislaufwirtschaft von Vorteil wäre und wo die EU-Politik eine besondere Rolle spielt und entwickelte politische Optionen.


Zitiervorschlag

Vanner, Robin et. al. 2014: Scoping study to identify potential circular economy actions, priority sectors, material flows & value chains.

Sprache
Englisch, Französisch, Spanisch
Autor(en)
Autor(en)
Robin Vanner (Policy Studies Institute)
Martha Bicket (Policy Studies Institute)
Sirini Withana (IEEP)
Patrick ten Brink (IEEP)
Paolo Razzini (IEEP)
Elizabeth van Dijl (IEEP)
Emma Watkins (IEEP)
Mathieu Hestin (BIO)
Adrian Tan (BIO)
Sarah Guilcher (BIO)
Finanzierung
Jahr
2014
Umfang
78 S.
Projektnummer
1750-44
Inhaltsverzeichnis

1 Introduction
1.1 Structure of report
2 Understanding the circular economy
2.1 A circular economy versus a linear economy
2.2 Circular economy strategies
2.3 Circular economy "loops"
3 Barriers to a circular economy and how they can be overcome
4 Priority sectors, products, material flows and value chains
4.1 Background
4.2 Priority materials
4.3 Priority products and sectors
5 Mapping the current EU policy landscape
5.1 Current EU policies which support the circular economy
5.2 Current policies that (may) act as barriers to the circular economy
5.3 Scoping the extent to which additional action is needed
6 Case study analysis of prioritised circular economy areas
6.1 Case Study #1: Mobile phones and smart phones
6.2 Case Study #2: Metals and the transition to optimal use of steel
6.3 Case Study #3: Food supply
6.4 Case Study #4: Plastics
6.5 Factors supporting the realisation of circular economy opportunities
7 Policy options to support a circular economy in the EU
7.1 The role of regulatory instruments and approaches in encouraging circularity
7.2 Other instruments to incentivise action towards a circular economy
7.3 The role of public investment in encouraging circularity
7.4 Synthesis
8 Bibliography
9 Annexes