Commission breaks “more ambitious” promise with new circular economy package

Brussels, 2 December 2015 – for immediate release. The European Commission’s revised circular economy package, which was released today, aiming to make Europe less wasteful, but the package represents a step backwards from the Commission’s proposals in July 2014. When withdrawing the earlier proposals in December 2014, Commission First Vice-President Frans Timmermans promised to bring […]

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Alternatives to Violence Project

Come and find out about the Alternatives to Violence Project (AVP), an international volunteer-run conflict transformation program. QCEA is holding two AVP information / taster sessions at Quaker House (Square Ambiorix 50, Brussels) Saturday 28 November, 14:00-17:00 Tuesday 1 December, 18:30-21:30 Cornelius Ambiah is an AVP trainer and Quaker peaceworker. He has experience of AVP […]

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Action alert: Call on the Commission to develop an ambitious circular economy proposal!

Reduce, reuse, recycle and waste not, want not. Two common phrases, but we need to make sure these principles are incorporated into European policy. A truly ambitious circular economy can help make sure we get the maximum value from the resources we use, eliminating waste, and making the economy work within environmental limits, rather than […]

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