• Our World is Still Only 9% Circular

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


    It's time to wake up! Read more
  • Beyond Next, the Circularity Festival, Feb 7+8 in Amsterdam

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  • ‘Linear Risks’: Business as usual is a threat to companies and investors

    Read the 'Linear Risks' essay
  • News

    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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  • 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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Latest News

  • 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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  • Webinar: What does it take to take cotton recycling to the next level? March 28 at 4pm CET

    March 20, 2019

    The post-consumer textile waste problem is looming large, and industry leaders are committed to solving this issue. In 2019, Circle Economy and Recover are taking action to address key barriers to cotton recycling and help scale up the use of mechanically recycled post-consumer cotton. Brands and retailers know the future is circular, and recycled textiles are a vital part of this industry transformation. Many brands and retailers have signed commitments or set targets in order

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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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  • The Only Recap You Need to Wrap Up Your Week

    March 15, 2019

    Couldn’t make it to Beyond Next, the Circularity Festival, last month? We compiled all key insights and highlights from the event so you don’t miss out! In a Nutshell Circle Economy and the Amsterdam Fashion Institute (AMFI) welcomed a host of circularity frontrunners to Amsterdam on February 7th and 9th for Beyond Next, the circularity festival. Beyond Next brought together a great mix of industry professionals and the next generation of young talent for two

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