Circular Economy – Opportunity for Society

The European Commission proposed new vision of the transition to the circular economy by 2020 in its December package. The Commission’s Action Plan, the goals of the Circular Economy Package and its impact on the Czech economy were discussed by the representatives of EU institutions, business sector and non-governmental organizations on 9th February 2016 in the European House in Prague. All speakers agreed that transition to the circular economy is an opportunity for the overall transformation of the economy. However, it will be a long-term development that will take effect in the next generations.