The European Commission opened its Public Consultation on the Circular Economy on 28 May. The deadline for contributions from stakeholders has been set for 20 August 2015. The consultation aims to collect stakeholder views on the best policy options for putting forward an ambitious new plan regarding the Circular Economy.

The consultation includes question sections on the Production Phase; Consumption Phase; Markets for Secondary Raw Materials; Sectoral Measures; as well as Enabling factors for the circular economy, including innovation and investment. It also makes it possible to attach position papers and other documents.

The consultation page is available here and the questionnaire can be found here. A press release with further detail on the rationale for the consultation, can be found here.