Making Circularity Accessible

We are a social enterprise that translates academic research on the circular economy into actionable insights for businesses, NGOs and policy-makers, with the intention to accelerate the transition towards a more sustainable society

Making Circularity Accessible

Circular Economy Academy

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We are a social enterprise that translates academic research on the circular economy into actionable insights for businesses, NGOs policy-makers, with the intention to accelerate the transition towards a more sustainable society

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Our activities

Knowledge generation

Our academics at the Copernicus Institute of Sustainable Development, Utrecht University, create cutting-edge scholarly knowledge on the transition towards the circular economy

Knowledge application

We apply this academic knowledge via providing consulting services and trainings for businesses, NGOs and policy-makers

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Publications

Hong Kong is facing a water crisis. This publication discusses the valuable lessons it can learn from Singapore’s circular water economy… Read More

This white paper discusses the results of the largest survey ever conducted in Europe on this topic. The conlusion: the circular economy has not yet reached the mainstream debate… Read More

This is the first comprehensive and systematic analysis of circular economy definitions in the current scholarly and practitioner discourse… Read More

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Projects

Wolkat - Circle scan

For 4 generations already, Wolkat has shown its leadership in the field of recycling textiles. End-of-life textiles are collected from western markets after which they are processed and recycled, to be given a second life. To get clear insights into Wolkat's reduced impact as compared to virgin material clothes, the Circular Economy Academy conducted a Circle Scan on Wolkat's flagship yarns. 

 

 

Excess materials exchange

The Circular Economy Academy collaborates with the EME and assisted in analysing the excess material flows of their clients by constructing detailed material passports of these waste streams. These material passports allow any player that is part of EME's network to get the insights they need to discover the true circular potential of their material flows. 

 

 

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Core team

MSc. Jasper Roosendaal  

 

Co-founder & Manager 

Jasper has a background in Biology and Sustainable business. He is specialized in Material Flow Analysis & Entrepreneurship. Next to managing the Circular Academy he is working with material passports as a business analyst for the Excess Materials Exchange.

 

MSc. Ralf van Santen

 

Co-founder & Advisor

Ralf has studied sustainable business and innovation at Utrecht University. Combined with his background in architecture and engineering he is particularly interested in building circular cities and has multiple years of experience in his areas of expertise. 

Dr. Thomas Bauwens

 

Manager & Academic Expert 

Thomas is an economist specialized in environmental and energy issues. Next to managing the Circular Academy he is conducting his post-doctoral research at Utrecht University, focusing on the roles of circular start-ups in the transition to a circular economy. 

MSc. (Graduate) Daan Fraanje

 

Consultant 

Daan has a background in Facility management & Sustainability. His interests are in communication, business development & organizing. Currently he is focused on a project with high emphasis on the circular economy & urban mining in the Dutch construction sector.

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Circular Economy Academy

 

A social enterprise that accelerates the transition towards a circular economy by translating academic research into actionable insights for businesses, NGOs and governments

 

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© 2017 Circular Economy Academy 

 

Circular Economy Academy


A social enterprise that accelerates the transition towards a circular economy by translating academic research into actionable insights for businesses, NGOs and governments

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CONTACT

Dorpsstraat 35, 3732 HG de Bilt
+31631697369
info@circulareconomyacademy.eu

 

CONTACT


+31631697369

circularacademy@gmail.com 

© 2017 Circular Economy Academy