Circular economy and sustainable development in the EU — some aspects and trends

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Kliment M. Naydenov

Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”,
Tsar Osvoboditel blvd, 15, 1504, Sofia, Bulgaria,

Dimitar S. Atanasov

Bulgarian Geographical Society,
Tsar Osvoboditel blvd, 15, 1504, Sofia, Bulgaria,


The main objective of the present study is to prove that the implementation of the circular economy within sustainable development allows the creation of conditions for future development and helps to make informed decisions for the implementation of the strategic goals for development of the Cohesion policy and the circular economy are not only a matter of infrastructure policy, but also of social cohesion and solidarity. They provide answers to the challenges facing local and regional communities about ways to tackle the most important climate problems. In the article are used primary data and secondary sources and the use of both, which is termed triangulation, or dual methodology. Primary data, which we used, is the data collected by us, i.e. interview, observation, questionnaires. Secondary sources used in the article are data that already exists — previous research, official statistics, mass media products, government reports, web information, historical data and information. The results of the survey will prove that, in the context of circular economy implying the adaptation of sustainable development to the requirements of the competitive international and EU market, circular economy is the most adequate instrument that can consolidate the efforts of the regional authorities, business structures, public organizations and others in addressing the problems of transformation of traditional economy in new EU economy related to nature safety.

Ключ. слова

circular economy, sustainable development, EU economy.

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For citation: Naydenov K.M., Atanasov D.S. Circular economy and sustainable development in the EU — some aspects and trends InterCarto. InterGIS. GI support of sustainable development of territories: Proceedings of the International conference. Moscow: Moscow University Press, 2020. V. 26. Part 1. P. 5–11. DOI: 10.35595/2414-9179-2020-1-26-5-11