Scrapping EU circular economy and air quality plans a ‘colossal blunder’

Draft circular economy plans will be replaced by a “more ambitious” new package next year, the European Commission has announced. But environmental and waste industry groups are outraged

by Isabella Kaminski and Susanna Williams
Frans Timmermans told the European Parliament the circular economy package would be scrapped but replaced next year (photo: European Parliament)
Frans Timmermans told the European Parliament the circular economy package would be scrapped but replaced next year (photo: European Parliament)

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