Circular Procurement: ‘From strategy to results’ – how circular procurement can make the change in the energy transition

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Brussels (online)
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This workshop used the concrete example of procurement of charging stations for electrical vehicles to link circular procurement to the energy transition. 

  • What challenges come with this product category? 
  • Are strategies in place in your region, municipality or company? 
  • Does anyone have concrete examples of tenders for charging stations with or without circular criteria? 
  • How could we make these tenders more circular in future?


  • Jean-Pierre Schweitzer, Policy officer for products and circular economy at European Environmental Bureau 
  • Veerle Labeeuw and Melody Van den Acker, Circular Flanders
  • Joyce Droogmans, bpost, national postal service for Belgium
  • Valentina Schippers-Opejko, Amsterdam metropolitan region 
  • Mark Degraef and Mark De Zutter, Proximus with a project in city of Mechelen

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Meeting minutes

Workshop report 1 C - Circular procurement

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