Circular Economy

Renewable, recyclable or biodegradable inputs for production; recovering resources and materials from end-of-life products; extending product lifecycles by reusing, repairing and reselling; sharing platforms for collective usage; product-as-a-service models, and more…

Your latest circular economy stories

School Uniform Re-Use

Providing quality pre-loved school uniforms to reduce waste and environmental impact.

Antrim and Newtownabbey
  • Carbon emissions
  • Health & wellbeing
  • Waste
  • Circular Economy
  • Finance

Reuse360 Hub

Diverting quality items out of the waste stream and into the homes of people in need in Lancashire.

Burnley
  • Carbon emissions
  • Excessive consumption
  • Waste
  • Circular Economy
  • Finance

Chesterfield Repair Café

Helping local residents repair household items to upskill and reduce landfill.

Chesterfield
  • Excessive consumption
  • Tech & Innovation
  • Waste
  • Circular Economy

Local Authority Low Carbon Procurement

Providing practical toolkits for procurement teams to embed low carbon into LA buying decisions.

Craven
  • Carbon emissions
  • Food security & supply
  • Waste
  • Circular Economy
  • Built Environment
  • Land Use, Food & Agriculture

The Isle of Harris Distillery Launches: The Refill Project

Addressing the demand from customers to keep their glass Harris Gin bottle topped up.

UK
  • Waste
  • Circular Economy

Stone 360 App

Providing organisations a simple way to recycle redundant tech, ensuring zero goes to landfill.

Birmingham
  • Carbon emissions
  • Tech & Innovation
  • Waste
  • Circular Economy

Think big locally

Why Circular Economy?

Companies can redesign how they operate by reducing materials, waste and pollution upfront during design and development; finding innovative ways of extending the useful life of components and materials; and offering services instead of selling products. Communities and residents grow circular economies naturally by relentlessly reusing, repairing and recycling. A circular economy is a boon for new, secure jobs: put simply, keeping our stuff for longer means keeping more jobs in the local economy.

All circular economy initiatives

Zero Waste Leeds

Building a movement to help make Leeds a zero waste city by 2030.

Leeds
  • Carbon emissions
  • Excessive consumption
  • Waste
  • Circular Economy

Library of Things

Creating places in the community where you borrow instead of buy items and learn how to use them.

Croydon
  • Excessive consumption
  • Greater fairness
  • Circular Economy
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