Our latest stories - this is where we write about our activities, and general pieces of opinion on the circular economy.

Connecting economy with circularity

The world is full of wonderful projects, where people strive for positive changes! We are very proud to be featured among them in the movie Towards Human City, together with Open Source Circular Economy Days, and Natural Building Lab. The project Towards the Human City aims to identify, document and...

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Workshop results: Circular construction in Berlin

On the 20.11 Circular Berlin together with EIT Climate-KIC hosted a workshop on the topic of Circular Construction. Among others, the objective was to discuss current challenges for this field and what the potentials are to set Berlin Construction on the circular rails. Circular Construction is an approach, which requires...

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Towards the city of tomorrow – CEC Global DIF Viewing

The Disruptive Innovation Festival (DIF) is an online platform curated by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, which aims to shift mindsets and inspire action towards a circular economy. As part of an initiative with 30 screenings happening around the globe. On the 22.11  the Berlin event took place which brought together experts...

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Support Laura Konieczny and her Zero Waste kit

Mittlerweile wissen die meisten von uns: Plastikmüll ist ein Problem. Wir möchten weniger davon konsumieren. Gleichzeitig macht es der hektische und oft spontane Alltag schwierig, unterwegs auf Einwegbesteck und -verpackungen zu verzichten. Mit diesem Bestecketui als täglichem Begleiter bist du gut vorbereitet und kannst dich ab sofort guten Gewissens auch...

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Material design as a building block of Circular Economy process

Prepared together with Naveedh Ahmed Sekar, M.sc Environmental and Resource Management Materials play a central role in the current Circular Economy debates. Biodegradable? Recyclable? Fair and transparent? Not toxic? Independently of an industry, search for the best material match to the product specification and function is a challenge. It remains the hot...

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Circular cities of the 21st century, how are they defined and where is best practice?

Contributor author to Circular Berlin: Piyush Dhawan , German Chancellor Fellow 2017-18 working on the topic of Circular Economy and Circular Cities. Parag Khanna, in his book Connectography has beautifully written that “cities are mankind’s most enduring and stable mode of social organization, outlasting all empires and nations over which they have...

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Exploring Circular Berlin with the Circular Economy Tours

Circular Berlin had the honour to be an invited guide for Circular Economy Tours. Claudi from Circular economy tours and Dina from Circular Berlin showed Berlin circular spots for the International Social Entrepreneurs from Hive. Very motivated people from different countries were very curious to learn about operational examples of...

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