2nd EU Civil Society-Industry Dialogue on “Urban Mines, Consumer Behaviour and Producer Responsibility in a Circular Economy”
Brussels, 6 June 2014
The second EU Dialogue of the Cobalt project took place on 6th of June 2014 in Brussels and brought together EU key civil society and industry stakeholders, together with policy-makers and researchers to foster debate, networking and exchange on the topic of “Urban Mines, Consumer Behaviour and Producer Responsibility in a Circular Economy”. Within this topic, the Dialogue has focused specifically on recycling of waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE), which is of particular relevance to both producers and end consumers.
2nd EU Dialogue summary (PDF, 141 kB)
COBALT 3rd policy brief (PDF, 124 kB)
2nd EU Dialogue agenda (PDF, 367 kB)
- Introduction to the COBALT project and Dialogue (Andreas Endl, Institute for Managing Sustainability, Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria; Polina Dekhtyar, BIO by Deloitte, France).
Session 1: Framing the dialogue
Session 2: Learning from practical experiences
Session 3: Pathways for collaboration
- Inter-Stakeholder Dialogue: recommendations for improving the collaboration between different stakeholders on boosting urban mining and improving management and recycling of WEEE.