Report: Boosting Circular Design for a Circular Economy

Schermafbeelding 2015-12-01 om 18.08.26Design plays a crucial role to accelerate and mainstream the circular economy. No matter how intelligently waste gets handled, design will either enable or hinder maintenance, repair, sharing, reuse, refurbishment, take back, disassembly, remanufacturing and recycling. An EU Directive to foster circular design would therefore be a great push for circular business models. A joint report by De Groene Zaak and Ethica, “Boosting Circular Design for a Circular Economy” explores this opportunity, based on many interviews with relevant stakeholders. This report is all the more relevant in light of the renewed “Circular Economy Package” about to be proposed by the European Commission.

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Read the opinion piece on Ecodesign here

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