News: CRR response to the Environmental Audit Committee inquiry on 'Growing a circular economy'
The CRR has submitted written evidence highlighting the UK constraints and opportunities in remanufacturing, in response to the Environmental Audit Committees inquiry on 'Growing a circular economy'
Monday, 9th June 2014
The CRR's response to the Environmental Audit Committees inquiry on 'Growing a circular economy' focuses on 5 key points:
- Circulate products not waste
- A product not a materials focus will maximise value and environmental benefit
- Need to de-risk purchase - the role of standards - BS8887-220 "Second hand does not equal second rate"
- Grow demand through public procurement
- Increase publicity for the approach, incorporate into strategic thinking
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Why textile process waste should be remanufactured
H&M Foundation Global Change Award winner calls for remanufacturing of textile waste - a significant economic opportunity for textile mills that will also improve supply chain transparency/traceability and create new, circular business models.