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The Circular Buildings Toolkit helps embed circular economy principles into new construction projects

Circular Buildings Toolkit

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United Kingdom

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The Circular Buildings Toolkit will help designers and planners create a better future in the built environment sector. Arup and the Ellen MacArthur Foundation launched the toolkit in a bid to bring a circular economy for buildings into the mainstream, and future-proof assets in the face of a rapidly changing policy landscape.

The environmental impact of building materials

The environmental impact of building materials: ECI and EPB

Start/End date: 
08 Aug 2022
Country: 
Netherlands

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Reducing the negative environmental impact caused by building processes and materials is an important element of circular construction. Sustainable construction applies to both public spaces (as it pertains to civil and hydraulic engineering) and the built environment (the construction of residential and non-residential buildings).

The circular design of buildings

The circular design of buildings

Start/End date: 
08 Aug 2022
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Netherlands

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Circular design is gaining momentum as regards creating both a sustainable built environment and public spaces. Circular design makes buildings more adaptable and facilitates the high-value reuse of a structure’s materials once they have reached the end of their life. This toolbox article summarises the circular design of buildings in eight core principles.

Traceability and Transparency for Sustainable and Circular Garment and Footwear Value Chains

UNECE

Start/End date: 
23 Jun 2022
Country: 
Other (Switzerland, World)

UNECE and UN/CEFACT, together with key industry stakeholders, have launched a project for an international framework initiative to enhance transparency and traceability for sustainable and circular value chains in the garment and footwear industry.

Enterprise Value Chain Carbon Emission Reduction - a practical guide by Normative

Normative

Start/End date: 
03 May 2022
Country: 
Denmark, Sweden, United Kingdom

Reducing your value chain’s emissions is a key factor in combating climate change, transitioning to a circular economy and ensuring that your business is competitive and complies with the law. This guide by Normative sets out six building blocks to measure and reduce carbon emissions from your value chain, a prerequisite for adopting circular business model principles.

Tools for developing your circular business model

business model lab

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Netherlands

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As a company or organisation you want to contribute to circularity. This may require a new business model focused on efficient use and reuse of products, components and raw materials. You can use Saxion University of Applied Sciences' free, interactive toolset to clarify what you want to achieve and start exploring how to develop your circular business model.