The SAWYER project has just published three new reports related to the state-of-the-art of circular economy in the EU furniture sector. Two of these documents present in details the level of deployment of main legislative and voluntary instruments, which can act as promoters of the circularity in this sector. One focuses at overall EU level […]

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EFIC, the European Furniture Industries Confederation welcomes the New Circular Economy Action Plan published by the European Commission on 11 March 2020, strongly supports circularity ambitions and is ready to be involved in making circular economy – a key enabler of the EU’s climate and environmental goals – a reality. Much remains to be determined […]

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Implementing a circular economy is a central pathway to tackle climate and environmental-related challenges and to achieve a climate-neutral economy by 2050. Markets must be stimulated for circular products, services and for resource optimisation, aiming at reducing the environmental footprint of the EU economy and the generation of waste. New business models embedding circularity principles […]

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During the month of November, the SAWYER partnership implemented a survey among more than 50 experts in Circular Economy and furniture sector. Before the survey, SAWYER experts and partners identified a list of key legal and voluntary instruments (and other strategies and policies) affecting the strength of the transition of the EU furniture industry toward […]

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On the 4th of December the SAWYER project held its 2nd meeting in Brussels. During this meeting, partners discussed the level of the project implementation that is in line with the project workplan, the last details of the workshop organization and the future activities foreseen for the next months. These will deliver the first project […]

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On the 20th of March we held the SAWYER kick off meeting in Brussels. The SAWYER project is going to research and forecast how the #circulareconomy will transform the furniture sector and its occupations in 2030. This first meeting was used to present and share views on the project activities and methodology. The partners that […]

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