Chemicals are a critical, but often overlooked, factor of success for a circular economy. 96% of all products on European markets, from food to medical treatments, from buildings to consumer electronics, rely on chemicals, so this shouldn’t come as a surprise. But what does circularity mean for the future of the chemicals industry? Should it embrace circular systems or resist them?
Interview with Kęstutis Sadauskas, Director for Circular Economy & Green Growth at the European Commission’s DG Environment, about the EU’s upcoming “Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability”