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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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Project Circular School is awarded

Firstly, circularity practices are not part of Berlin schools' regular syllabus. It is however important to raise awareness on this topic among young students as they represent our future. Secondly, most schools in Berlin are not run taking circular or sustainable practices into account. The Kreativitätsgrundschule Karlshorst is trying to...

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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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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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