Cross Sectors

Green Alley Award 2018: Looking For Circular Economy Startups!

Help turn the linear into a circular economy with your green business idea and apply to the Green Alley Award, Europe’s first startup prize promoting digital circular economy solutions, recycling innovations and ideas for waste prevention. Applications including a customized pitch deck must be sent by 1st July 2018 at www.green-alley-award.com/apply. The offer: At the finals in

by Christina Drechsel

What is holding back your company from adopting circular policies?

Circular economy is a great business opportunity to improve economic growth, produce substantial net material cost savings, create more jobs and increase innovation (click here to know more). Still, many barriers persist. Some companies managed to overcome them to take practical steps towards the transition. What is the circular economy? The circular economy is a system

by Elisa Casazza

ICEDE Research Group is Keeping Busy

ICEDE Research Group at the Universidade de Santiago de Compostela (USC) is contributing to the paradigm shift towards Circular Economy from research and university education. Within the R2PI project, the group is currently coordinating the consortium work related to case study development as well as leading investigation on two ambitious business models for Circular Economy

by Ángeles Pereira

The Story Behind :”The Green Alley Award”

The mission of the Green Alley Award is simple: helping Europe’s most innovative businesses in the circular economy to flourish in the market. We are Europe`s first startup prize for innovative ideas on how to turn waste (back) into a valuable resource and want to give these promising businesses the visibility they deserve. With our

by Christina Drechsel

Geneva World Resources Forum

On 25th Oct 2017, some of our researchers travelled to Geneva to attend the World Resources Forum 2017, where they delivered a workshop: “How to Transition from Linear to Circular” and here’s what they’re telling us: The shift towards a circular economy has undisputed benefits for the world and its citizens.  It is a clear

by Shona Mcdermott

How UEAPME is helping SMEs on the quest for Circular Economy

UEAPME has certainly been keeping busy while it strives to stay as involved as possible in all EU committees and working groups. The main reason for this representation is to ensure that SMEs’ interests are kept into consideration during the discussions of these bodies and that SMEs can express their opinion on the different issues

by Guido Lena

R2PI Policy Packaging Process – An overview

Objective no.5 of R2PI project is: “To translate the knowledge gained throughout the project into policy package concepts tested on real-world conditions (Policy Packages) for use by policy makers (on a national and EU level) and other stakeholders for a resource efficient economy based on the concept of circular economy (This will be delivered in

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Developing a “Circular Economy” Roadmap

“Systemic circular economy solutions for businesses” is a series of debates organized by the Institute of Innovative Economy and economy Coalition in Warsaw, Poland. The following debates have taken place so far: on circular economy package on the 10th of May 2017, on food waste on the 8th of June 2017 and on packaging on

by Paulina Luba

Review of State-of-the-Art Research in Circular Economy

To get us started, we have our first cross sector deliverable! This deliverable consists of three papers reviewing the literature, definitions and concepts in the key areas of the R2Pi project:    A Review of the European Union’s Circular Economy Policy, Report on State-of-the-Art Research in the Area of Circular Economy and Defining the Concept of

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