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

A safe and just world for all is our goal. The circular economy is the means.

We empower businesses, cities and nations to put the circular economy into action.

How we take action

Measure, Learn, Act. This is how we plan to double global circularity.

Circularity
Gap Report

Measuring the problem  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
Explore and contribute to the worlds largest library of circular economy case studies.
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Circle
Scan

Putting circularity into action
We guide businesses, cities and nations in making their circular ambitions achievable and actionable.
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OUR FOCUS AREAS

Our expertise can be applied to any sector, industry or geography. But we do have specific focus areas:
Textiles
Towards a zero waste Industry. Preventing and reducing the textiles waste mountain.
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Finance
Find and fix financial, accounting, legal and operational barriers for 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 across product lifecycles.
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Circular Jobs
Ensuring a just transition for work and workers by defining circular jobs and maximising their societal benefits.
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Metrics for circularity
We provide the guidance needed to select the most suitable metric to measure, and fast-track, circularity within organisations.
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Data
Accelerating the transition to the circular economy by providing businesses, cities and nations the right data in the right 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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