• 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

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

    Read the 'Linear Risks' essay
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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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  • 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

  • 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 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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  • Circular solutions to key challenges come out of Beyond Next, the circularity festival

    March 13, 2019

    With our partners ABN AMRO, AMFI, HEMA and the City of Amsterdam, the festival jointly hosted four challenges on themes of urgent importance: promoting access over ownership, the role of fashion education, single-use plastics, and organic waste recovery. In preparation for the event, from December 19 to January 21, we crowdsourced more than 400 ideas and insights from a global community of students, citizens, entrepreneurs, and countless other industry professionals. The Circle Economy team identified and clustered all submissions

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  • What happened at Beyond Next?!

    February 26, 2019

    Together with the Amsterdam Fashion Institute (AMFI) we welcomed a host of circularity frontrunners to Amsterdam on the 7th and 8th of February during Beyond Next, the first circularity festival. True to our style, we designed the event with an emphasis on practical steps to accelerate the transition to the circular economy. Beyond Next brought together a great mix of industry professionals and the next generation of young talent for two days of speeches, panel

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