On March 10th 2021, the Final Conference of the SAWYER project took place as an online event with the title: Impacts of the twin transition on the EU furniture industry – Forecast of the sector by 2030 due to its circular economy transition and digital transformation. The conference was well attended by sector actors and […]

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On November 18, 2020, an online session will take place where the debate on the transition of European furniture industries to a more circular economy will be put on the table. Discover the opinions of industry experts on the potential of circular furniture design and best practices, and hear from European policy makers on the […]

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The SAWYER partnership is glad to publish this new document which aims to support furniture sector stakeholders and actors interested in and affected by the transition toward a more Circular Economy. This document collects the information currently available on initiatives designed and implemented in different EU countries to support the different EU policies and initiatives […]

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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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