Pressing Forward—Developments in the Transition Towards Sustainable Materials Management in EU Environmental Law

Publication date: 2015-01
Pages: 511 - 532
ISBN: 978-3-319-26021-1
Publisher: Springer International Publishing; Switzerland


de Romph, Thomas


sustainable materials management, circular economy, EU environmental law, life-cycle perspective


The chapter explores the policy and legal developments in the transition towards Sustainable Materials Management in EU environmental law. It discusses the Circular Economy Package and, in view of the package, highlights the opportunities in the application of the life-cycle perspective.