The IDEA Guide is a valuable resource for adult educators and institutions and includes tools and methodologies applicable to organisations and their work with the target group. Highlighting national and European good practices, it emphasises ways to integrate circular principles through arts, crafts and non-formal education methods.
Are you looking for ways to finance circular economy projects? The European Commission has launched the multi-annual call for proposals of the Public Sector Loan Facility (PSLF) under the Just Transition Mechanism.
PSLF supports the transition towards a climate-neutral economy leaving no one behind. A wide range of sectors, among which circular economy, are eligible for funding.
Between September 2021 and March 2022, the Circular Economy - Sustainable Competences for Youth project team conducted an online survey, reaching more than 200 young people aged 18-30 across Europe. These findings fed into data used to prepare recommendations advocating better inclusion and opportunities for young people regarding the transition towards a circular economy.
In its publication "Transition time! A circular economy for plastics", the Dutch Sustainable Growth Coalition sheds light on the challenges of plastic, shares innovative cases and makes specific recommendations on how to incentivise action.
Submit your R&I project proposal and attend Info Days for the 2024 Horizon Europe circular economy related calls under Cluster 4 "Digital, Industry and Space" and Cluster 6 "Food, Bioeconomy, Natural Resources, Agriculture and Environment".
Cluster 4 calls are open for submission from 19.09.2023; deadline: 07.02.2024.
Cluster 6 calls are open for submission 17.10.2023; deadline: 22.02.2024.
Available in seven languages, the Circulab toolbox has been tested and improved by hundreds of customers in many industrial sectors around the world since 2014.
These powerful tools make it possible to explore a context, map a business model with all its impacts, identify key stakeholders, and start generating circular and regenerative ideas under a systemic approach.
This open access book by Jan Jonker and Niels Faber aims to educate students and professionals on how to develop business models that have a positive impact on people, society and the ecological environment. It explores a different view of how to organise value creation, from a focus on almost exclusively monetary value creation to one that creates positive impact through multiple values.
Health Care Without Harm has recently developed a set of global principles for sustainable healthcare waste management. This position paper builds on those principles and focuses on the situation in Europe – particularly with reference to the EU Circular Economy framework.