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
Please see the pdf link to access the full evidence submission.