Main partners:

  • Udalsarea 21 network
  • Basque eco-design center

Localisation: Basque Country (ES)

Population: 3,000,000 inhabitants (2015)

Categories:
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Circular Economy in Basque country

Action leader(s)

1) Basque Government’s Ministry for the Environment and Territorial Policy; 2) Ihobe (public agency of environment)

Summary

In the case of the Basque Country, boosting the circular economy means committing to “greening” manufacturing, products, consumption and end-of-life, through public-private collaboration. Basque country has a long culture of networking and public-private collaboration and an average to high position on the “regional innovation scoreboard”.