• Our World is Still Only 9% Circular

    Governments and Businesses are failing to recognise the potential of the circular economy


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    Crowdsourcing Circular Solutions for Humanity’s Biggest Challenges

    Circle Economy launches Circle Lab, an online platform that aims to mobilise a global community of

    cities, businesses, and citizens to solve universal challenges with circular solutions.

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    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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Latest News

  • Textile Exchange and Reblend join Cotton Recycling Pilot

    May 22, 2019

    Both knowledge partners will contribute valuable knowledge and insights to the pilot aimed to improve and accelerate the uptake of post-consumer recycled cotton. Textile Exchange is the global non-profit for industry transformation in preferred fibers, integrity and standards and responsible supply networks. ReBlend is a circular textiles and fashion label and change agency to accelerate the transition to textiles with positive impact. The Cotton Recycling Pilot is a 12-14 month project designed to address barriers

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  • Circle Economy and Fashion for Good join forces to enable circular business models

    May 02, 2019

    Amsterdam, 2 May 2019 – Today, Circle Economy​ announces the strategic partnership of​ ​Fashion for Good​, the global initiative to make all fashion good, with its Switching Gear project. The initiative aims ​to accelerate re-commerce and rental business models in the apparel industry. The project will work with 6 brands on a circular innovation process that will help them to design and launch these new types of business model pilots by 2021. Through this partnership,

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  • Innovators Launch Circular Business Administration Platform

    April 11, 2019

    A Community of Practice (CoP) led by Circle Economy, the Amsterdam-based circular economy group, and Sustainable Finance Lab, the network for sustainable finance, launch an open infrastructure pilot project to reduce the administrative burden on product-as-a-service businesses. The decentralised digital Circular Service (CISE) platform has been developed by a specially convened Community of Practice (CoP) in collaboration with Bundles, Rabobank, Allen & Overy, ABN AMRO, ING Bank, DLL, and Leystromen, with the support of Nederland

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  • The role of charity shops in a circular textiles value chain

    March 27, 2019

    The charity shop, thrift store, kilo market; call them what you will, second-hand retailers in all shapes and sizes have been a permanent fixture on our local high streets for decades. By saving your wardrobe rejects from landfill and bringing them to new and loving owners, they prolong the life of clothes and the materials they are made of. The role of charity shops in promoting reuse is obvious, and valuable. This kind of high-value

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