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Chemicals and the Circular Economy

A Circular Economy is an important component of a future-focussed, sustainable, economy. However, chemicals can disrupt this circular economy, for example where banned chemicals are present in a product that is to be recycled (e.g. furniture).

CHEM Trust has been concerned about this issue for some years, and we have been very involved in the European Commission’s review of this policy area.

In our view, the focus should be on creating a clean circular economy – anything else will risk undermining public confidence in the whole circular economy concept.

Our contributions have included:

You can see all our blogs relating to the circular economy here.