This Handbook for trainers "The circular economy applied to the construction industry" aims to provide trainers with a hands-on approach to circular economy practices in the construction sector. It does so by offering some holistic training material focusing on case studies.
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Tarkett, a worldwide leader of innovative flooring, has launched a new thorough - yet easy-to-use - Carbon Calculator to offer customers, across all sectors, transparency on the carbon footprint of Tarkett’s flooring collections, to help them make informed purchasing decisions. Tarkett's carbon calculator is supporting low carbon footprint in building and construction projects.
The Erasmus+ project CirThink - Embedding Circular Economy Thinking in Higher Education Institutes (HEI) through University and Industry Partnerships aims to embed circular economy thinking in HEIs through cooperation between universities and industry.
Business strategies in circular economy: summer course from the Polish AGH UST Faculty of Management
The Polish AGH UST Faculty of Management will be providing a 45-hour course on Business strategies in the circular economy on 5-12 July 2022. This 3 ECTS-credit course is free of charge and will take place online in English. It is intended for foreign students studying for a bachelor's, master's or phD degree.
SuperDrecksKëscht has developed the concept of resources potential certification of demanufacturing plants. It allows for product-related evaluation of treatment, recycling and disposal plants including actual volumes of raw materials recovered and the proportion used for energy generation.
There can be no doubt that a significant change in lifestyle and patterns of production and consumption is needed to cope with the various climate, energy and resource-related crises coming our way. Cittadinanzattiva promotes the circular economy by means of training, debates, awareness raising activities and the encouragement of positive patterns of behaviour.
The INSIGHT training course aims to increase knowledge, skills, and competences concerning industrial symbiosis for trainees willing to become industrial symbiosis facilitators. The course, which is available for free on an online e-learning platform, is in English, but summaries of each unit are provided in Italian, Spanish, French, Slovenian and Romanian.
The Girls Go Circular Project aims to equip 50 000 schoolgirls aged 14-18 across Europe with digital and entrepreneurial skills by 2027 through an online learning programme about the circular economy.
This open access MOOC is for entrepreneurs and students to work on a sustainable, circular or social business model using the Business Model Template (BMT).
In three phases and 10 steps, all aspects for developing a business model are systematically dealt with. The MOOC consists of a self-paced programme of seven chapters and over 50 teaching units.
Among many other circular economy and sustainable development activities, the association LlobreGats from Barcelona creates animated mini-series that help young and old to reuse, reduce, separate and properly deposit their waste both in correct trash bins and in collection points.
With Biomimicry, embrace sustainable innovation and solve your business problems by finding inspiration from nature. Learn and apply this philosophy, its methods and tools for your company, your products, services, value chains...
In this 16-hour cohort-based course, participants will learn life's principles and apply them in their business or with their customers.
This course is suitable for all professionals and individuals, from entrepreneurs to business owners and project managers, wanting to learn how to design resilient and profitable business models built on circular economy principles. In this 15-hour, self-paced course, participants will learn the basics of business ecosystem design and how to put the circular design approach into practice.
Circular Economy Asia, an Asian-based NGO, has just launched the Global Circular Economy Foundation Course project. This project aims to create an introductory foundation course for the circular economy, which is freely available and guarantees we are all aligned as to the skills required to establish a circular world.
Complex product categories such as IT involve a considerable degree of social and environmental risks. TCO Development, the organisation behind the sustainability certification for IT products TCO Certified, has launched the new report Navigating the Sustainable IT Revolution – The critical role of independent verification.
The Ellen MacArthur Foundation has launched an immersive learning hub, which gives users the opportunity to discover and explore the circular economy through curated learning paths and real-world examples.
VITO introduces entrepreneurs and students to 'Risk&Race' - the game of entrepreneurship in a circular economy
Risk&RACE is a board game designed to encourage an entrepreneurial mindset and introduce players to the benefits and challenges of a circular economy.
Tiganokinisi focuses on collecting used cooking oil (UCO) from schools and converting it to biodiesel. Its end-goal is to provide resources for environmental education activities and environmental infrastructure in schools. Tiganokinisi tackles the issues linked to UCO, while applying the values of the circular economy.
The LGH Company – Linea Gestioni – manages the Integrated Waste Service and Energy Service in Northern Italy, aiming to provide efficient services for the community and to promote the principles of sustainability. It has also launched an educational programme for 10 000 students, which seeks to raise awareness about sustainable development, energy and recycling.
Sign up for the Design4Circle course, with a total of 70 hours of training, to understand the necessary shift in the textile industry towards a more sustainable circular economy.
The project :metabolon has created an innovation site with a focus on research, education and circular economy on the Leppe landfill in Lindlar, Germany, where a competence centre for circular economy, resource management as well as environmental and landfill technologies has been set up.
The Stars Are Circular Foundation educates children and families about the circular economy. It aims to provide them with the tools to become conscious, innovative and collaborative participants in the circular economy. Its educational programmes seek to develop children's social, creative and entrepreneurial skills to ensure a mindset that believes in a healthy planet.
The Waste management Datacenter by LIPOR monitors waste flows, citizen’s participation and contributes to landfill diversion
LIPOR, the Intermunicipal Waste Management Service of Greater Porto, specializes in the treatment and recovery of municipal waste. Their digital platform, the Waste management Datacenter, optimizes the monitoring waste flows and the recovery of materials, which contributes to the reduction of biodegradable urban waste landfill disposal and the preparation of materials for reuse and recycling.
The CIRCO training programme supports creatives and professionals within the manufacturing industry to create circular business.
The DGNB Academy provides professionals from the construction and real estate sectors with up-to-date knowledge on sustainable construction, including circular economy principles which have been made assessable in the DGNB Certification System.
The WISER project impacts positively upon behavioural change in relation to resource efficiency and reuse principles. Through its activities WISER raises awareness relating to resource consumption and waste generation building upon pilot project activities of the Rediscovery Centre that hosts 4 social enterprises (upcycling paints, furniture, fashion and bicycles).
The Basque Ecodesign HUB is the centre of training activities on Ecodesign and Circular Economy in the Basque Country, resulting from the collaboration of the Basque Government, through Ihobe, with Novia Salcedo Foundation and a number of other Basque socio-economic actors.