Circle Economy launches the Beta version of the Knowledge Hub

    500+ inspiring examples of the circular economy in practice

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  • Reports

    The Circular Economy at Work

    Insights into circular job opportunities in the Netherlands

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  • NEWS

    Five Ways the Circular Economy Can Help Mitigate Climate Change

    Current climate solutions can deliver only part of the reductions needed to limit worldwide temperature rises to no more than 1.5C.

    Here are five ways the implementation of the circular economy can help close the gap.

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    6 Guidelines to Empower Financial Decision-Making in the Circular Economy

    How can financiers prepare for their new role in the circular economy?

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  • News

    National Postcode Lottery Continues to Support the Transition Towards a Circular Economy

    Circle Economy is grateful and honoured that National Postcode Lottery will continue its support for our mission:

    to accelerate the practical and scalable implementation of the circular economy.

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Latest News

  • The Missing Link: Open Office Hours (Recap)

    August 15, 2017

    As circularity gains new ground, our team of textiles experts continue to work hard on ensuring the missing link to close the loop in fashion is accounted for.

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  • Knowledge Hub: Learn, Discover, Contribute

    August 01, 2017

    Circle Economy is excited to launch the Beta version of our Knowledge Hub! Throughout the past 5 years, we have discovered countless inspiring and innovative case studies, articles, and reports that highlight the circular economy in practice. Now we want to share them with you!

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  • 5 actions to mobilise climate finance for the circular economy

    July 31, 2017

    Climate change and the circular economy: Part 4.

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  • Access Over Ownership: The Road to Fairphone-as-a-Service

    July 26, 2017

    Fairphone and knowledge partners join forces in a Community of Practice.

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  • 5 opportunities for the circular economy to strengthen the Paris Agreement

    July 24, 2017

    Climate change and the circular economy: Part 3.

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  • 5 ways the circular economy can raise the ambition of climate policies and strategies

    July 17, 2017

    This is the second of four blogs in the Climate change and the circular economy series. Read part 1 here. By Jelmer Hoogzaad (Shifting Paradigms) and Matthieu Bardout (Circle Economy) Around 21 percent of the resources we extract* are fossil fuels that are used to extract, transport and process materials; as well as to deliver, use and dispose of products. As a result, 67 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions are related to material management**. Limiting global

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  • Be the Demand! (Step 1)

    July 09, 2017

    The road to circularity starts at the source.

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  • 5 questions to understand why the circular economy contributes to climate change mitigation

    July 07, 2017

    Climate change and the circular economy: Part 1.

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  • Wolkat joins Circle Economy’s membership

    July 03, 2017

    We are very proud to welcome Wolkat, a one-of-a-kind player in the circular textiles arena, to our Circle Membership! Wolkat is a family-owned, textile-to-textile recycling company, and they are passionate about creating a world where post-consumer textile waste is no longer seen as waste, but as the valuable, raw material it can be. Wolkat sorts and turns textiles into new textiles products for the fashion, car, and furniture industries — all under one roof. Their

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  • Circle Economy Welcomes Fiona van ‘t Hullenaar to its Cooperative Board

    June 29, 2017

    As of 22 June, Fiona van ‘t Hullenaar joined Circle Economy’s Cooperative Board. She brings with her over 20 years of corporate experience, an extensive network, and leadership experience and will work alongside our current board members, Robert-Jan van Ogtrop, Herman Wijffels, Dr. Louise Vet, and Martijn Lopes Cardozo.

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  • Springboarding the circular economy, one circular hotspot at a time

    June 20, 2017

    Circular islands in overwhelmingly linear seas are no doubt a great start, but we are eager to see the islands multiply and grow until no linear waters can ever surround them again.

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  • Walking the Walk: How the circular textiles movement can turn intent to action

    June 15, 2017

    The past quarter brought with it many exciting developments in the circular fashion and textiles arena. March saw both the launch of Fashion for Good and the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s Circular Fibres Initiative; April brought promise in the form of the EU waste policy reform; and May heralded the annual Copenhagen Fashion Summit. Spring has sprung in the circular textiles world, and the seed of change has been firmly planted. So what’s next? The picture

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  • Design out waste! (Step 2)

    August 11, 2017

    Finding the creativity in constraints.

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  • #CircleChat Recap: Fashion, textiles, and the circular economy

    August 04, 2017

    What’s holding back the supply chain from moving beyond intent to action? What are the barriers to circularity, and what can brands, designers, and consumers already do to get started?

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