At Holland Circular Hotspot we aim to share our innovations, knowledge and experiences, as well as inspire international entrepreneurs and knowledge institutions with successful circular initiatives. We have gathered more than 100 cases of Dutch circular practices.
Find the latest additions directly below, pick a theme or use the search window.
We will be adding new cases on a regular basis. Dutch showcases can be submitted here.
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Fresh Ventures Studio - Revolutionizing ownership while transforming the food system
Co-founding companies to transform the food system.
Floating Farm – From cow to city to cow
The first self-sufficient floating farm in the world
BioBTX - making circular chemistry possible
Developing biobased and renewable aromatics for a sustainable future
MUSA intimates - making lingerie comfortable and sustainable
The world's first circular underwear made out of banana
Milgro - Waste control and raw material recovery
Technology organization for managing natural capital
CHAPLIN: The green road to a circular future
Accelerate the transition to a circular biobased industry.
Grown bio - Naturally grown materials: Mycelium
Grows material from mycelium and rest-streams based upon natural principles
Circular Durable Goods made out of Advanced Biobased Materials
Renewi & PeelPioneers - New materials from citrus peels
Producing raw material for cellulose and pectin
Biorizon - the profitable way to bio-aromatics
Shared Research Center developing innovative chemical processes
Groningen Seaports - Circulair Cluster Delfzijl
An innovative circular cluster and ongoing sustainable investments
Dutch Harvest – sustainable crop and compostable packaging
Hemp Tea from Dutch soil where all parts of the plant are used
PaperWise – wise with waste
PaperWise gives waste a second life
Vibers - Biobased materials from elephant grass
Making the switch from traditional materials to organic
Fruitleather – from fruit to leather-like material
Discarded fruit as a starting point
De Fruitmotor – circular fruit cultivation
Transforming surplus fruit into high-end regional products.
Schut Paper – Residual fiber as raw material
Paper that can be reused 7 times over.
Instock - Reducing food waste
Delicious restaurant meals from rescued food
Zero Waste Lab - Waste as a currency
Just 27% of the waste in Amsterdam is separated, unlike the rest of the ...
Kromkommer – Combating food wastage
One major reason why fruit and vegetables are wasted is the extreme ...
Greendish - Sustainable Menu Engineering
Vitens - Water as a source of the Circular Economy
The Vegetarian Butcher - Curb the cravings of meat lovers
Jaap Korteweg decided to become a vegetarian after the outbreaks of ...
The Waste Transformers - Turning food waste into value on-site
Businesses wanting to tackle the issue of their organic waste had ...
Heineken Green Circles
Partnership to make the region a global example for circular economy
Surplus Food Factory - Salvages food waste
Producing high quality food products for retail and catering
Protix - Nature and technology working together
Nature and technology working together
Rotterzwam - Spread ideas, inspire others
Transforming coffee grounds to mushrooms!