Best practices, guidance and community to make the circular economy happen in Berlin.

Cities are major centres of human population, economic capital, natural resource usage, and waste generation. Here lies Berlin’s opportunity to become a circular city – in which resources are locally circulated, social bonds are strengthened and long-term prosperity is redefined.


Contribute to the database of circular organisations in Berlin!

Too often it happens that bold organisations in Berlin don’t know about their peers. We are putting together the most comprehensive list of organisations working in Berlin’s Circular Economy field! Contribute with your knowledge by taking part in this collaborative effort!

New: Berlin’s collaborative calendar for Circular Economy events

Too many events happen in isolation of each other. This calendar brings together Berlin’s communities involved in the circular economy, zero-waste, sustainability, and others, with the goal of having one shared calendar. You can add events without logging in, and add this calendar to your you favorite calendar app.

Latest stories

Kickstarting Circular Food in Berlin

2019 has been a year of a lot of movement in Berlin. For Circular Berlin (CB)  this reality also applies. Different projects,…

Circular Schools are coming

Together with the initiatives Zero Waste Your Life (Laura Konieczny) and Mifactori (Lars Zimmermann) Circular Berlin had applied for funding to run…

Community event: Tools and Methods for Circular Economy

The interest in Circular Berlin’s third community meetup on June 26th 2019 was great. Despite 30°C+ temperatures outside, a large crowd of…

New to the topic of the circular economy?

Dive into our basics on the circular economy and learn how to transition a city to a circular one.

Our work

As a mix of strategists, designers, researchers and practitioners, we partner with academia, business and municipalities to bring the local community together, conduct in-depth research studies and launch our own circular projects.


Berlin has a vibrant community of organisations in the circular economy space. We have put together a curated selection, ranging from circular fashion to zero-waste cooking, and from innovative material developers to new construction processes.

We will let you know when our next meetup takes place!