Sekundärrohstoffe im Lebensmittelbereich als Essenz für die urbane Circular Economy.

Städte spielen eine zentrale Rolle in der globalen Wirtschaft und sind Impulsgeber für ein kreatives und innovatives Wachstum. Gleichwohl unterliegen sie aufgrund ihrer Größe einer gewissen Komplexität und verbrauchen immense Ressourcen, was sich zum Beispiel auch in der Lebensmittelherstellung und -versorgung niederschlägt. Eine isolierte Ansicht ist dabei nicht möglich, denn...

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A circular electronics sector in Berlin: how to leverage the city’s potential?

With continuous digitalisation, increasing affordability of products and rapid urbanisation,  cities produce enormous amounts of electronic waste. Read more about framing the electronics sector here. BSR's recycling centers separately collect a total of around 4 kg per person per year of old electrical equipment (Source).  Berlin looks at the diverse...

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Why should we care about Printing Blankets?

On 03-04.06, as part of the Haus der Materialisierung project, Material Mafia, together with Circular Berlin and TU Berlin, organised the first seminar and the workshop on the topic of Printing Blankets  You would ask: Printing Blankets?  The rubber printing blanket is used in the process of offset printing. It...

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Striving for Impact within a circular economy.

In our community of changemakers, such words as: “mission”, “impact”, “change”, and “transformation” are used quite often. Every new social and environmental organization has set up big and ambitious goals to change the current system towards becoming more sustainable, inclusive, fair and social.  Within Circular Berlin, we believe that the...

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The steps to realise circularity in construction projects

In 2020 Circular Berlin is part of the project City Loops, with such partners as Provadis Hochschule (Germany), Wuppertal Institute (Germany), CleanTech Bulgaria (Bulgaria), Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation (United Kingdom). The core of the project is to bring circular economy thinking for the practitioners using advanced circular economy tools such...

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Education in a Circular Economy

Transitioning to a circular economy requires a lot: business innovation, consumer behavior change, new policy frameworks, community engagement. But one thing has to happen before any of those changes can take place: people need to learn what the circular economy is, and how to make it happen. Behind every business...

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