Exploring fashion supply chains in times of crisis

The COVID-19 pandemic has had far-reaching consequences for global markets and their manufacturing. The crisis has exposed the lack of resiliency specifically within the fashion industry supply chain, while simultaneously highlighting positive opportunities rising from the crisis. Circular Berlin wanted to explore the role of circularity in creating a more...

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From 5 to 75: Lifelong Learning in a Circular Economy

We need to engage our whole community in the topic of circular economy for Berlin to become a circular city, which means teaching circular principles to small children and seasoned professionals alike. But how? What are the practical ways we can inspire kindergarteners to think about waste and material loops?...

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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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Circular Berlin at the 3rd PLATE Conference

PLATE stands for Product Lifetimes and the Environment and is a conference series organised by Fraunhofer IZM and Technical University Berlin. This year, it took place from 18-20th of September in Berlin. Circular Berlin was present with a poster about the CURE project entitled ‘Centers for Urban Re-manufacture: Lessons from...

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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, workshops and initiatives have been developed during the year in order to promote and enhance the vision of circular economy among the entrepreneur community in our beloved city. ...

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