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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Circular Design Sprint: from Berlin to the Netherlands

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_single_image image="5978" img_size="full" alignment="center" style="vc_box_circle_2"][/vc_column][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_column_text] Gijs Könings is the Assistant Project Manager for the Circular Economy at the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Berlin and the organizer of “Circular Design Sprint”, an online workshop for new material use in the fashion industry. Through the Circular Design Sprint, Dutch...

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Breaking it down: plastic packaging

Flexible packaging? Rigid packaging? Transportation packaging? Food-contact related packaging? - It is not easy to bring this topic under one term, even though we call all it “packaging.” On February 26th, Circular Berlin together with RawParadise and Project Together hosted our first event in 2020, where we shared our knowledge...

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Berlin’s path to a circular city – time to start

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Cities are major centres of the human population, economic capital, natural resource use, and waste generation. In Circular Berlin we strongly believe that the Circular City is the future approach to address the pressing topic of resources. Here is how we define it for our work:   Resources are sourced locally, if possible, used only if truly needed, and their value is maintained as part of a continuous...

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Transformative action award

Circular Berlin is selected among the finalists of the 2019 Transformative Action Award

Circular Berlin (Germany), Leuven2030 (Belgium) and the City of Lousada (Portugal) were announced as the finalists of the 2019 Transformative Action Award. The European sustainability award is organised by ICLEI, the Basque Country and the City of Aalborg (Denmark) and supported by the European Committee of the Regions (CoR) and the European Investment Bank (EIB)....

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