Luxembourg in the race to become a global circular hotspot

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[av_image src='http://www.circle-economy.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/luxembourg-1500x630.jpg' attachment='6911' attachment_size='featured_large' align='center' animation='no-animation' link='' target='' styling='' caption='' font_size='' appearance='' custom_class=''][/av_image][av_heading tag='h3' padding='10' heading='Luxembourg in the race to become a global circular hotspot' color='' style='' custom_font='' size='' subheading_active='' subheading_size='15' custom_class=''][/av_heading][av_textblock size='' font_color='' color='' custom_class='']Our quest to transform the Netherlands into the world’s circular hotspot has not gone unnoticed, and more and more ‘competitors’ are stepping into the ring. And unlike a regular competition, we are more than happy to see them joining, and even try to help our competitors as much as we can. Therefore, we have extensively supported EPEA as a steering committee member in their research to identify the circular opportunities for Luxemburg, and proudly share their report with you.On Monday February 13, Economy State Secretary Francine Closener shared the results of EPEA’s study on the potential development and expansion of Luxembourg's circular economy, a pattern which she said could "enhance competitiveness, increase employment and reduce the environmental impact." The presentation received extensive press coverage (see picture).The transition to a circular economy may hold great opportunities to develop and strengthen the Luxembourg economy. A transition of this kind would make Luxembourg less dependent on importing resources and would create employment opportunities in many market segments. Reduction of waste and the closing of material cycles would allow a higher rate of materials to in use for longer periods of time, which will strengthen the competitiveness of Luxembourg’s economy.The report was initiated by a committee consisting of the Ministry of Economy, the Ministry for Sustainable Development and Infrastructure, and the EcoInnovation cluster. According to the press statement, it will now move forward as a working group that "will play a unifying role for all stakeholders interested in the implementation of a large-scale circular model for Luxembourg."Great opportunities arise when looking at a region from a circular perspective, whether it’s a city or a country. Our earlier regional projects like Circular Amsterdam, where we explored opportunities for circular designs within the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area, and Roundabout Rotterdam, where we are realizing an iconic e-loop and re-industrialization project, inspired Luxembourg to explore circular opportunities on a country level.In order for our economy to become truly circular, we believe we need to create a global circular hotspot, a country taking the lead in the quest for circularity, enticing others to follow quickly. It’s good to see that Luxembourg joins this quest, and we hope more countries will follow.[/av_textblock][av_image src='http://www.circle-economy.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/Luxemburg.png' attachment='6917' attachment_size='full' align='center' animation='no-animation' link='' target='' styling='' caption='' font_size='' appearance='' custom_class=''][/av_image]

February 13, 2015

Luxembourg in the race to become a global circular hotspot

Our quest to transform the Netherlands into the world’s circular hotspot has not gone unnoticed, and more and more ‘competitors’ are stepping into the ring. And unlike a regular competition, we are more than happy to see them joining, and even try to help our competitors as much as we can.

[av_image src='http://www.circle-economy.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/luxembourg-1500x630.jpg' attachment='6911' attachment_size='featured_large' align='center' animation='no-animation' link='' target='' styling='' caption='' font_size='' appearance='' custom_class=''][/av_image][av_heading tag='h3' padding='10' heading='Luxembourg in the race to become a global circular hotspot' color='' style='' custom_font='' size='' subheading_active='' subheading_size='15' custom_class=''][/av_heading][av_textblock size='' font_color='' color='' custom_class='']Our quest to transform the Netherlands into the world’s circular hotspot has not gone unnoticed, and more and more ‘competitors’ are stepping into the ring. And unlike a regular competition, we are more than happy to see them joining, and even try to help our competitors as much as we can. Therefore, we have extensively supported EPEA as a steering committee member in their research to identify the circular opportunities for Luxemburg, and proudly share their report with you.On Monday February 13, Economy State Secretary Francine Closener shared the results of EPEA’s study on the potential development and expansion of Luxembourg's circular economy, a pattern which she said could "enhance competitiveness, increase employment and reduce the environmental impact." The presentation received extensive press coverage (see picture).The transition to a circular economy may hold great opportunities to develop and strengthen the Luxembourg economy. A transition of this kind would make Luxembourg less dependent on importing resources and would create employment opportunities in many market segments. Reduction of waste and the closing of material cycles would allow a higher rate of materials to in use for longer periods of time, which will strengthen the competitiveness of Luxembourg’s economy.The report was initiated by a committee consisting of the Ministry of Economy, the Ministry for Sustainable Development and Infrastructure, and the EcoInnovation cluster. According to the press statement, it will now move forward as a working group that "will play a unifying role for all stakeholders interested in the implementation of a large-scale circular model for Luxembourg."Great opportunities arise when looking at a region from a circular perspective, whether it’s a city or a country. Our earlier regional projects like Circular Amsterdam, where we explored opportunities for circular designs within the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area, and Roundabout Rotterdam, where we are realizing an iconic e-loop and re-industrialization project, inspired Luxembourg to explore circular opportunities on a country level.In order for our economy to become truly circular, we believe we need to create a global circular hotspot, a country taking the lead in the quest for circularity, enticing others to follow quickly. It’s good to see that Luxembourg joins this quest, and we hope more countries will follow.[/av_textblock][av_image src='http://www.circle-economy.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/Luxemburg.png' attachment='6917' attachment_size='full' align='center' animation='no-animation' link='' target='' styling='' caption='' font_size='' appearance='' custom_class=''][/av_image]

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December 5, 2019

Luxembourg in the race to become a global circular hotspot

Luxembourg in the race to become a global circular hotspot

[av_image src='http://www.circle-economy.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/luxembourg-1500x630.jpg' attachment='6911' attachment_size='featured_large' align='center' animation='no-animation' link='' target='' styling='' caption='' font_size='' appearance='' custom_class=''][/av_image][av_heading tag='h3' padding='10' heading='Luxembourg in the race to become a global circular hotspot' color='' style='' custom_font='' size='' subheading_active='' subheading_size='15' custom_class=''][/av_heading][av_textblock size='' font_color='' color='' custom_class='']Our quest to transform the Netherlands into the world’s circular hotspot has not gone unnoticed, and more and more ‘competitors’ are stepping into the ring. And unlike a regular competition, we are more than happy to see them joining, and even try to help our competitors as much as we can. Therefore, we have extensively supported EPEA as a steering committee member in their research to identify the circular opportunities for Luxemburg, and proudly share their report with you.On Monday February 13, Economy State Secretary Francine Closener shared the results of EPEA’s study on the potential development and expansion of Luxembourg's circular economy, a pattern which she said could "enhance competitiveness, increase employment and reduce the environmental impact." The presentation received extensive press coverage (see picture).The transition to a circular economy may hold great opportunities to develop and strengthen the Luxembourg economy. A transition of this kind would make Luxembourg less dependent on importing resources and would create employment opportunities in many market segments. Reduction of waste and the closing of material cycles would allow a higher rate of materials to in use for longer periods of time, which will strengthen the competitiveness of Luxembourg’s economy.The report was initiated by a committee consisting of the Ministry of Economy, the Ministry for Sustainable Development and Infrastructure, and the EcoInnovation cluster. According to the press statement, it will now move forward as a working group that "will play a unifying role for all stakeholders interested in the implementation of a large-scale circular model for Luxembourg."Great opportunities arise when looking at a region from a circular perspective, whether it’s a city or a country. Our earlier regional projects like Circular Amsterdam, where we explored opportunities for circular designs within the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area, and Roundabout Rotterdam, where we are realizing an iconic e-loop and re-industrialization project, inspired Luxembourg to explore circular opportunities on a country level.In order for our economy to become truly circular, we believe we need to create a global circular hotspot, a country taking the lead in the quest for circularity, enticing others to follow quickly. It’s good to see that Luxembourg joins this quest, and we hope more countries will follow.[/av_textblock][av_image src='http://www.circle-economy.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/Luxemburg.png' attachment='6917' attachment_size='full' align='center' animation='no-animation' link='' target='' styling='' caption='' font_size='' appearance='' custom_class=''][/av_image]

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[av_image src='http://www.circle-economy.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/luxembourg-1500x630.jpg' attachment='6911' attachment_size='featured_large' align='center' animation='no-animation' link='' target='' styling='' caption='' font_size='' appearance='' custom_class=''][/av_image][av_heading tag='h3' padding='10' heading='Luxembourg in the race to become a global circular hotspot' color='' style='' custom_font='' size='' subheading_active='' subheading_size='15' custom_class=''][/av_heading][av_textblock size='' font_color='' color='' custom_class='']Our quest to transform the Netherlands into the world’s circular hotspot has not gone unnoticed, and more and more ‘competitors’ are stepping into the ring. And unlike a regular competition, we are more than happy to see them joining, and even try to help our competitors as much as we can. Therefore, we have extensively supported EPEA as a steering committee member in their research to identify the circular opportunities for Luxemburg, and proudly share their report with you.On Monday February 13, Economy State Secretary Francine Closener shared the results of EPEA’s study on the potential development and expansion of Luxembourg's circular economy, a pattern which she said could "enhance competitiveness, increase employment and reduce the environmental impact." The presentation received extensive press coverage (see picture).The transition to a circular economy may hold great opportunities to develop and strengthen the Luxembourg economy. A transition of this kind would make Luxembourg less dependent on importing resources and would create employment opportunities in many market segments. Reduction of waste and the closing of material cycles would allow a higher rate of materials to in use for longer periods of time, which will strengthen the competitiveness of Luxembourg’s economy.The report was initiated by a committee consisting of the Ministry of Economy, the Ministry for Sustainable Development and Infrastructure, and the EcoInnovation cluster. According to the press statement, it will now move forward as a working group that "will play a unifying role for all stakeholders interested in the implementation of a large-scale circular model for Luxembourg."Great opportunities arise when looking at a region from a circular perspective, whether it’s a city or a country. Our earlier regional projects like Circular Amsterdam, where we explored opportunities for circular designs within the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area, and Roundabout Rotterdam, where we are realizing an iconic e-loop and re-industrialization project, inspired Luxembourg to explore circular opportunities on a country level.In order for our economy to become truly circular, we believe we need to create a global circular hotspot, a country taking the lead in the quest for circularity, enticing others to follow quickly. It’s good to see that Luxembourg joins this quest, and we hope more countries will follow.[/av_textblock][av_image src='http://www.circle-economy.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/Luxemburg.png' attachment='6917' attachment_size='full' align='center' animation='no-animation' link='' target='' styling='' caption='' font_size='' appearance='' custom_class=''][/av_image]

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[av_image src='http://www.circle-economy.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/luxembourg-1500x630.jpg' attachment='6911' attachment_size='featured_large' align='center' animation='no-animation' link='' target='' styling='' caption='' font_size='' appearance='' custom_class=''][/av_image][av_heading tag='h3' padding='10' heading='Luxembourg in the race to become a global circular hotspot' color='' style='' custom_font='' size='' subheading_active='' subheading_size='15' custom_class=''][/av_heading][av_textblock size='' font_color='' color='' custom_class='']Our quest to transform the Netherlands into the world’s circular hotspot has not gone unnoticed, and more and more ‘competitors’ are stepping into the ring. And unlike a regular competition, we are more than happy to see them joining, and even try to help our competitors as much as we can. Therefore, we have extensively supported EPEA as a steering committee member in their research to identify the circular opportunities for Luxemburg, and proudly share their report with you.On Monday February 13, Economy State Secretary Francine Closener shared the results of EPEA’s study on the potential development and expansion of Luxembourg's circular economy, a pattern which she said could "enhance competitiveness, increase employment and reduce the environmental impact." The presentation received extensive press coverage (see picture).The transition to a circular economy may hold great opportunities to develop and strengthen the Luxembourg economy. A transition of this kind would make Luxembourg less dependent on importing resources and would create employment opportunities in many market segments. Reduction of waste and the closing of material cycles would allow a higher rate of materials to in use for longer periods of time, which will strengthen the competitiveness of Luxembourg’s economy.The report was initiated by a committee consisting of the Ministry of Economy, the Ministry for Sustainable Development and Infrastructure, and the EcoInnovation cluster. According to the press statement, it will now move forward as a working group that "will play a unifying role for all stakeholders interested in the implementation of a large-scale circular model for Luxembourg."Great opportunities arise when looking at a region from a circular perspective, whether it’s a city or a country. Our earlier regional projects like Circular Amsterdam, where we explored opportunities for circular designs within the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area, and Roundabout Rotterdam, where we are realizing an iconic e-loop and re-industrialization project, inspired Luxembourg to explore circular opportunities on a country level.In order for our economy to become truly circular, we believe we need to create a global circular hotspot, a country taking the lead in the quest for circularity, enticing others to follow quickly. It’s good to see that Luxembourg joins this quest, and we hope more countries will follow.[/av_textblock][av_image src='http://www.circle-economy.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/Luxemburg.png' attachment='6917' attachment_size='full' align='center' animation='no-animation' link='' target='' styling='' caption='' font_size='' appearance='' custom_class=''][/av_image]

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