A circular economy in the Netherlands by 2050 – policy summary

September 28, 2018

Catch up with the developments of the Dutch government policies on circular economy with this summary of commitment and priorities (July 2018). The document includes a foreword by Stientje van Veldhoven, State Secretary for Infrastructure and Water Management.


Transition programmes

The Dutch government has set up ambitious transition programmes for five major raw material chains: food and biomass; plastics; manufacturing; construction; and consumer goods. The government is now responding to the vast array of creative ideas and concrete proposals generated by initiating a raft of incentives and actions. Together this represents a promising step towards a fully circular economy by 2050.

Read all about it in this summary.