December 2022

2022

The Ship Recycling Regulation: solution to significantly reduce the negative effects and how Regulation contributes to the general policy objectives of the European Green Deal and the circular economy action plan The EU Ship Recycling Regulation aims to significantly reduce the negative effects of recycling EU-flagged ships. The objectives of the Regulation are: – to […]

In November Veltha hosted an online workshop, Public-Private Bottom-Up Definition of Digital Product Passport, as part of the Policy Lab, addressing the current subject of Digital Product Passports. Speakers from different perspectives came together to share their experience, expectations and knowledge about Digital Product Passports (DPPs) and the systems and legislation that surround it.  What […]

Green Death: The European Way The European Union has been working on a circular economy package of rules, focused on reducing waste and pollution. This is part of a broader push by the EU to address climate change and promote sustainable development. As the circular economy package aims to reduce waste in landfills by encouraging […]

Join us at the online workshop Private-Public Bottom-Up Definition of Digital Product Passport, held on November 18th!  In the framework of Veltha’s Policy Lab, a platform which has gathered input from over 60 regions in the past year, is launching an online workshop focusing on the concept of Digital Product Passports. This edition of the […]

Where does Europe stand in E-waste and its regulations? Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) is one of the fastest-growing waste streams in the EU (and globally) and will have harmful consequences if not managed properly. (Read more about e-waste in the previous article https://www.veltha.eu/blog/electronic-waste/ ) In addition, it contains valuable and critical raw materials, […]

The biggest annual Brussels-based event dedicated to cohesion policy, the EU Week of Regions and Cities that took place last week, has finished. The four main themes that were addressed during this 20th edition that are considering Green Transition, Territorial Cohesion, Digital Transition, and Youth Empowerment. As part of the occasion, Veltha contributed by hosting […]

Electronic waste, also called E-waste, is one of the Europe’s fastest-growing waste streams, with less than 40% recycled (1). Electronic devices and appliances – from intelligent washing machines to our smartphones and IT devices – have taken over modern life in light of their high functionality and technology that inevitably call for their indispensable use […]