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An economy wide circularity assessment in Flanders

An economy wide circularity assessment in Flanders

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Belgium

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Following the study on the material flow analysis for Flanders in the period 2002-2018, which was published by the Circular Economy Policy Research Center in June 2020, this study introduces the link between the material flows in and out of the Flemish economy and the material flows within the Flemish economy.

Circular economy indicators for the food system

Circular economy indicators for the food system

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Belgium

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This report is part of the ongoing research at the Policy Research Centre for Circular Economy to create a monitoring instrument to guide the transition to a circular economy in Flanders. This report presents a guiding framework specifically for circular economy in the food system and provides a first set of indicators to monitor the food system.

Circular economy indicators for consumer goods

Circular economy indicators for consumer goods

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Belgium

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This report is part of the ongoing research conducted by the Circular Economy Policy Research Center on creating a framework for a monitor to guide the transition to a circular economy in Flanders. It presents a set of indicators for the system of consumer goods, revealing how this system performs in relation to circular economy principles.

Reuse. The understudied circular economy strategy

Reuse. The understudied circular economy strategy

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Belgium

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This report addresses blind spots in current research about the understudied circular phenomenon of reuse. It also explores the variety of channels for reuse, both formal (i.e. included in our economy through regulated economic units and protected workers) and informal (i.e. part of an informal economy in which transactions are not registered).

Circular economy indicators for person mobility and transport

Circular economy indicators for person mobility and transport

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Belgium

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This report presents the set of indicators comprising the mobility system. The indicators show that the mobility system is far from circular and is in fact becoming more linear. It is consuming ever greater amounts of materials, with more vehicles which are used less intensively and efficiently. The modal shift towards public transport or bicycles is simply not progressing.

Modelling job creation in the circular economy in Flanders

Modelling job creation in the circular economy in Flanders

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Belgium

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This research paper on Modelling job creation in the circular economy in Flanders is the second output of the research line that studies employment and actor analysis for the circular economy.

The goal of this research paper is to investigate the impact of the transition to a more circular economy on employment in Flanders.

Join the Webinar Series "Ask a DetoXpert"

DetoXpert Webinar Series
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EU

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Enhancing your Detox profile does more than reduce and mitigate risks. It can also improve brand reputation, increase stakeholders' trust and make entering even the most tightly-controlled markets faster and more profitable.

The Ask a DetoXpert Webinar Series is designed to help enterprises deep-dive into the details of chemical management and drive the development of Detox-compliant processes.

A global initiative to promote responsible and circular electronics

Circular Electronics Initiative

More than 20 organisations have come together in a global initiative to tackle the social and environmental problems of electronics. The Circular Electronics Initiative aims to encourage organisations and consumers to take a more responsible approach to the electronic goods they use. One core activity of the initiative is the annual event #CircularElectronicsDay.

FURN360: Circular business training course for the furniture and woodworking sectors

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FURN360 training course is a free-of-charge set of online modules offering 80 hours of training to understand the shift needed in the furniture industry to engage in a circular economy.

Design4Circle: Circular Economy Design Training in the Textile, Fashion and Footwear Sectors

Design 4 Circle

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.

An interactive timeline of circular economy thinking to explore over 70 CE-related concepts

Circularity Timeline
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Netherlands

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Martin Calisto Friant Contact details

This interactive timeline of circular economy thinking explores over 70 circularity concepts from the Global South and North alike. It helps researchers and practitioners better situate and navigate the concept of circular economy, both in its rich historical origins and in its theoretical diversity.