Below you find a selection of the latest news and developments at Holland Circular Hotspot. Do you have news you want to share? Please contact us.
World Circular Economy Forum + Climate, 15-16 April 2021
High-level WCEF+Climate meeting hosted by The Netherlands
Circular Valley: Start-ups wanted for EU Green Deal
Opportunity for circular start-ups in Germany
EU Industry Days: a green and digital transformation through the circular economy
Industrial challenges and opportunities
Dutch Dubai EXPO2021
Dutch participation and pavilion
E-waste: Potential effects of Dutch CE strategies on low- and middle-income countries
The case of electrical and electronic equipment
New spotlight country page: Italy
Circular opportunities for Dutch entrepreneurs
New publication: Waste Management in Latin America
Matching demand and offer between LATAM and The Netherlands
Circular Economy in Africa: 8 country reports
CE in Egypt, Ghana, Kenya, Morocco, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal & South Africa
Dutch circular companies discover European opportunities
Circular hotspots and embassies share insights on France, Belgium, Germany
NS and E-waste Race win Circular Award 2021!
Dutch Week of the Circular Economy
Traineeship at Holland Circular Hotspot
Join our team! Apply before February 14th!
RVO support for Dutch circular entrepreneurs with international ambitions
An overview of instruments for financing, networks and advice
Sharing lessons learnt on governance
Invitation to circular hotspots
Champion the Future Horticulture, Fresh Demand and Climate Change
Best Practices and Return on Investment
‘Chemical recycling approach will become global blueprint’
International cooperation is essential
Holland Circular Hotspot joins the European CE Stakeholder Platform (ECESP)
Collaboration for a European circular economy
Official launch of Australian Circular Economy Hub with HCH Chair
Watch the highlights of the official event
Circular business opportunities in Chile? Re-watch the webinar series!
Virtual trade mission Chile
Launched: Country-Page Nigeria
2-pager with the most important information for doing business in Nigeria
Opportunities for plastics and sustainable packaging in Chile
Join the webinar and matchmaking!
How Network Governance Powers the Circular Economy
Jacqueline Cramer's ten guiding principles for a circular economy.
Request for Information: Environmentally-friendly alternatives for disposable utensils at ministries in Israel
Business opportunity for Dutch circular solutions
Dutch circular entrepreneurs share international experiences
Enthusiasm about international momentum for circular opportunities
Majority of Dutch embassies active with circular economy
Close to 100 Dutch embassies participate in session on circular economy
Circular Economy & Waste management: Business opportunities in France
Report of the online French-Dutch meet-up
Water Management Opportunities and Italian-Dutch Cooperation
Circular Economy in Italy
Metrics and measurement for nations' circularity: the crucial piece to finish the circular economy puzzle
How metrics can provide a global or national yard-stick for progress.
Marketing and Communication Traineeship at Holland Circular Hotspot
Join our team! Apply before November 14th!
Opportunity: Present your Dutch Waste Management or Cleantech showcase to the French!
French-Dutch meetup on November 12
Benelux collaboration for recovery plans in circular construction
Webinar report 'Benelux Builds Circular'
Virtual Mission Track Waste Management & Circular Design South-East Asia
CE opportunities in Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia and Singapore.
Circular opportunities in South African sectors
Request the free market report
New spotlight country page: Germany
Circular opportunities for Dutch entrepreneurs
The Circular Hotspots of the world: Catalysing the circular transition
What role do hotspots play as catalysts for circular change?
RVO and HCH launch new brochure on Circular Textiles
From Linear to Circular in the Textile and Apparel Industries
State Secretary Stientje van Veldhoven shares vision for circular textiles & fashion industry
Special guest online launch RVO|HCH circular textiles brochure September 28
New team members for Holland Circular Hotspot
Welcome Claudia, Lia and Sandra!
European collaboration on circular wind farms
Collectively reduce waste and improve recycling in the wind industry
September is Circular Fashion month!
Events, cases and a new brochure coming up
Chile's road to the circular Economy
An interview with HCH's Freek van Eijk by Eurochile
Sharing visions on the circular economy: Europe, the Netherlands and Chile
Collaboration, governance and leadership are key to a circular future
Australia and Waste: A changing mindset
Dutch-Australian efforts for a circular economy
Circular economy and the Sustainable Development Goals; grip on a sustainable transition?
Circular Economy & the SDGs
International interest remains high in revolutionary Dutch Green-Tech, despite Covid19
DyeCoo Textile Systems exports Green-Tech to Taiwan
Internship opportunity at Holland Circular Hotspot!
Join our team!
Successful webinar on sustainable packaging
Dutch solutions in Indian context
New spotlight country page: Belgium
Circular opportunities for Dutch entrepreneurs
WCEF update: 3 high level events will take place in The Netherlands, Canada and online
Finland, Canada and the Netherlands join forces
Dutch-German circular design sprint for a more circular future
The use of new materials in design, fashion and architecture
Succesful webinar on French-Dutch cooperation in circular fashion and textiles
More than 60 participants from multiple countries
Renewed Holland Circular Hotspot website is online!
with new easy-accessible tools for inspiration and support
Can circular thinking solve the climate crisis?
Peter Desmond (ACEN) on Climate Change and Circular Economy
How to embrace the circular vision through business networks
Celebrating the long term partnership between Brazil and The Netherlands
Let's talk about plastics with Poland!
Plastics in a closed-loop economy
Fostering cleantech collaboration between Europe and British Columbia
Virtual roundtable with HCH representation
Request for qualifications: Circular economy study Metro Vancouver
Deadline June 23
Circular economy in the post-corona era
Blog #10 of 12 voices on the transition to a circular economy
France country 2-pager on opportunities for French-Dutch collaboration launched!
Valuable insights on CE in France for Dutch entrepreneurs
How circular economy practices help to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals
A brochure by HCH and Netherlands Enterprise Agency
UNEP searches partner for regional circular economy study in the electronics sector
Latin America and the Caribbean
How entrepreneurs in the Dutch manufacturing industry see the COVID-19 crisis
Does the situation provide opportunities for circularity?
Circular Economy and COVID-19: a good moment for reflection
A statement by HCH director Freek van Eijk
The work of scientists with a sustainable mission in times of COVID-19
A column by L. Vet Supervisory Board member of HCH for 'het Groene Brein'
No time to waste a crisis, let’s move from ego to eco!
Blog #9 of 12 voices on the transition to a circular economy
Schiphol Trade Park and Heembouw agreement for circular renovation of warehouse C-Bèta
More and new workspaces for circular entrepreneurs and events!
Circular Slovakia and Holland Circular Hotspot join forces!
Towards a greener and circular Slovakia
Report waste management- and Circular Economy opportunities and needs in Lagos, Nigeria
Results of the scoping study October-November 2019.
Hungary and the Netherlands sign hotspot collaboration!
The international hotspot network is expanding!
The Sustainable Urban Delta
Blog #8 of 12 voices by Meiny Prins, CEO Priva
Dutch recycling- and waste to energy solutions for Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabian waste-mission welcomed in The Netherlands
Dutch Circular Economy Week is getting close!
We selected interesting English-spoken events
Financing the Circular Economy
Blog #7 of the series 12 voices by ING's Joost van Dun
Is circular economy a business need?
Blog #6 of the series 12 voices by Douwe Jan Joustra, C&A Foundation
Dutch CE companies and knowledge institutes take a next step in the collaboration with California
Trade Mission California November 2019
3 Best practices from The Netherlands for a European Circular Economy
blog #5 in the series 12 voices on the transition to a Circular Economy
A scoping study on waste management and Circular Economy in the city of Lagos, Nigeria
Challenging, urgents needs for an overall waste and CE system improvement
Solving a tech problem: circular electronics
Blog #4 of the selection 12 voices on the transition to a circular economy.
The Ocean Cleanup unveils scalable solution to intercept river plastic pollution
The Ocean Cleanup aims to tackle the 1,000 most polluting rivers.
An introduction to the African Circular Economy Network
Collaboration across continents for accelerating an African CE transition
Cancelled: Doing Business in Chile
Opportunities for Dutch businesses in Chile
Humanity, climate change and biogas opportunities: a lacking sense of urgency
Blog #3 of the selection 12 voices on the transition to a circular economy
Dutch Waste- and Circular Economy solutions for Thailand and Malaysia
Waste and CE mission to Thailand and Malaysia.
Kick off Circular cooperation with Czech Republic
MoU signed on October 8 in Brno by INCIEN and HCH
Dutch companies seize opportunities in Indonesia with regard to waste and the circular economy
MOU: Waste and Circular Economy Business Indonesia-Netherlands
Dutch and Australian Foundations join forces for a circular economy
HCH and NCEH sign MOU in the presence of Dutch Prime Minister Rutte
The Transition to a Circular Economy: A Joint Effort
Blog #2 of the 12 voices on the transition to a circular economy
Introducing 12 voices on the transition to a circular economy
The role of circular economy hotspots in the transition to a CE.
Mexican-Dutch dialogue on liveable and dynamic cities
Organized by the Dutch embassy in Mexico
All Transition Agendas now available in English
Transition agendas Construction, Manufacturing, Biomass and Food translated
Why a circular economy is becoming the new normal
EkoIQ Turkey interview with Freek van Eijk
How Dutch knowledge institutes can inspire and help in the transition to a Circular Economy
ASEAN Business Forum in The Hague
California’s textile industry and construction sector looking to gear up Circular Economy approach
Amsterdam edition of HCH magazine out now!
Canada goes circular!
PBL: "Dutch circular economy employs 420,000 people"
Holland Circular Hotspot at Circular Economy event in Costa Rica
World Circular Economy Forum 2019
"Dutch businesses work to test the concept of a circular economy" by PBS Newshour
Reykjavik, Iceland: Roundtable on Sustainability & Circular Economy
Smart Cities New York Report
Looking back at Smart City New York 2019
Fact finding mission Accra, Ghana | May 6th-9th 2019
Circular Cities brochure out now
Brochure launch at HCH event
Magazine Circular is Going Global now available in Spanish
Introduction of CE in Spanish
Circular Economy: the missing link in the Climate discussion
Global Climate Action Summit inspires and calls for action
A circular economy in the Netherlands by 2050 - policy summary
The Circulars 2019 award program is open for entries!
NEW: overview of MOOCs on circular economy
A fully CE is possible when collaborating
Transition agenda's Plastics and Consumer Goods now available in English
CE agenda's for priority sectors translated
Press release Holland Circular Economy Week
Five front-running circular hotspots in Europe join forces
A Memorandum of Understanding was signed by five European circular ...
Taiwan Circular Economy Network and Holland Circular Hotspot sign Memorandum of Understanding
Orée & Holland Circular Hotspot and Ecor & Eyelevel sign partnerships
Signing of MoU
Freek van Eijk appointed as Director Holland Circular Hotspot
Dutch former prime minister Balkenende speaks at HCEW 2018
Circular mission to Paris
Meeting of Dutch and French partners on cooperation in the field of CE