Circular Economy / 06.03.2018

The green tech network ecoliance is getting into pole position for the future. The members of the network are happy to present its new and old board. From now on i will lead a process for future focus work in close relationship with the members of the green tech network Greater Green, which reaches out to Belgium, Luxembourg and France. The network is sponsored by the European Commission....

recycling / 02.03.2018

Part 1 of series: Eco-design for plastic packaging and the errors that can be avoided We associate the words “natural” or, at the very least, “environmentally friendly” with the term “organic”. And this does not just apply to food but also to packaging. Yet, there are surprises awaiting even there. In the case of yoghurt, for example. Of course, it is not just in health food stores but also in supermarkets where you will find pots of delicious yoghurt with inciting packaging designed to draw attention to a healthy...

Circular Economy / 02.03.2018

“We can still play here if we do it right”, said Jyrki Katianen, Vice-President of the European Commission, in his speech to around 600 stakeholders on European Industry Day. On 22 February 2018, in Brussels, he referred to the digital race, which Europe lost to the USA long ago with the former now having to confront competition from China. Europe must not lose this contest. However: China is, for example, investing 150 billion euros by 2030 in projects on artificial intelligence. Even Saudi Arabia has recently decided to...