|At a glance|
The Roadmap to a Resource Efficient Europe (COM (2011) 571), part of the Resource Efficiency Flagship of the Europe 2020 Strategy, outlines how we can transform Europe’s economy into a sustainable one by 2050. It proposes ways to increase resource productivity and decouple economic growth from resource use and its environmental impact.
More info: Roadmap to a resource efficient Europe
Initiatives affecting directly our sector include assessing the whole life-time costs of buildings (including construction and demolition waste) and better infrastructure planning.