Going Circular is a documentary that unlocks the secrets of the circular economy

Dare to imagine a future where humankind not only survives but flourishes by rethinking global paradigms, respecting the limits of our planetary resources, and transforming the modern world. The documentary Going Circular unlocks the secrets to the concept of circularity - an economic system that eliminates waste and saves the planet’s resources. The film explores concrete solutions individuals and communities worldwide can use to move toward a more circular economy.

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Going Circular is a film about hope

It tells the stories of four visionaries – 102-year-old inventor Dr. James Lovelock, biomimicry biologist Janine Benyus, designer Arthur Huang, and financier John Fullerton–whose extraordinary experiences change the way we think about humanity’s future.

Each of their stories helps us reassess what our food, our cities, our financial system and our fashion industry could look like if we transitioned to a circular system where everything is reused and nothing goes to waste.

Circle Economy is a proud knowledge partner and advisor for the documentary and its accompanying impact campaign

The documentary and the impact campaign are aligned with our Circularity Gap Report 2021, which presents opportunities for businesses, cities and nations to address the climate crisis with circular solutions.

Hear from our founder, Robert-Jan van Ogtrop, initiator and executive producer of the documentary Going Circular

Martijn Lopes Cardozo, CEO Circle Economy, reflecting on Going Circular

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Credits

Executive producers are Robert-Jan van-Ogtrop, founder of Circle Economy, Ellen Windemuth and Allison Bean. The co-executive producer is Thomas Anthony. The documentary was produced by Ellen Windemuth and Sam Barton-Humphreys, directed by Richard Dale and Nigel Walk
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The film is being distributed in Europe, Asia, and Africa by ZDFE, stay tuned for availability and premiere dates.