More than 91% of what we take from the earth is wasted.

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A safe and just world
for all is our goal.

The circular economy is the means.

We empower businesses, cities and nations with data, tools and  knowledge to put the circular economy into action.

Our offerings

How can we help solve your circular challenge?

Circularity Gap Report

Measuring the problem to uncover the solutions.
Discover our Circularity Gap Reports and learn how circular our global economy currently is.
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The Knowledge Hub

The circular Wikipedia - a curated place for case studies.
Explore and contribute to the world's most extensive and curated library of circular economy case studies.
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Circle Scan

Putting circularity into action through digital tools.
We guide businesses, cities, and nations in making their circular ambitions achievable and actionable.
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Our expertise can be applied to any sector, industry or geography. But we do have specific focus areas:
Towards a zero-waste industry. Preventing and reducing the textiles waste mountain. A circular textiles business is the way forward.
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Finding and fixing financial, accounting, legal, and operational barriers in the journey of implementing circular businesses.
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Built Environment
Changing the foundations of the world's biggest consumer of resources: the built environment.
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Capital Equipment
Closing the loop within the capital equipment industry to preserved and recovered value for products.
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Circular Jobs
Ensuring a just transition for work and workers by defining circular jobs and maximising their societal benefits within.
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Metrics for circularity
Providing the guidance needed to select the most suitable metric to measure and fast-track circularity.
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Accelerating the transition to the circular economy by providing businesses, cities, and nations the correct data in a suitable format.
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Design for circularity
Applying Circular Design Thinking to your product, business model, service, or brand.
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We do not have a choice. It is time to use our collective intelligence to redesign our way of working before we reach a point of no return. At Circle Economy, we look to nature for inspiration since it is, in itself, a perfect circle.

– Robert-Jan van Ogtrop , Founder Circle Economy




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