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Covid-19: EU circular economy plan should be at heart of recovery, says commissioner ...

Covid-19: EU circular economy plan should be at heart of recovery, says commissioner

The EU’s circular economy action plan should be put at the heart of the economic recovery in the aftermath of the Covid-19 crisis, environment commissioner Virginijus Sinkevicius told MEPs on Monday

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Reaching climate neutrality and reversing a devastating pattern of biodiversity loss will only be possible if Europe rethinks its economic model, environment commissioner Virginijus Sinkevicius said on Wednesday as he unveiled the EU executive's new circular economy action plan


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