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. Contact us if you have an interesting case for us.
Photo credits: MUD Jeans
Circular Clockworks & Renewi - Circular Watches
Watches made from discarded refrigerators and TVs and shoe production waste
Beautiful Cups & Renewi – From coffee cup to paper products
Coffee cups are given a second life and rainforests are supported
LENA the fashion library
First online and offline fashion library in the Netherlands
Ahrend - creating sustainable working environments
Designing and manufacturing quality products, which can be reused endlessly
Van de Sant - Comfortable sustainable furniture
Furniture made from recovered ocean-bound plastics and waste streams
Studio Wae - Circular Modular Rugs
Making scalable beautiful products from residual flows
Biorizon - the profitable way to bio-aromatics
Shared Research Center developing innovative chemical processes
MycoTEX - 3D produced sustainable textiles from mushrooms roots
Mushroom roots that can be turned into sustainable and compostable garments
Schijvens - 100% recycled corporate clothing
From worn textile & plastic bottles to sustainable uniforms
Recycle Sint - Toolkit for toys swap markets
Why buy new toys if you can swap?
BE O bottle - From oil plastic to bioplastic
A water bottle made from sugar cane residual material
WEPA – recycling carton
15,000 tons of drink cartons to be recycled.
DutchSpirit – recyclable workwear
A new kind of recyclable fabric specifically for workwear.
Tarkett – Lime-based carpet tiles
Upcycling of lime from drinking water.
WasteBoards - Skateboarding on recycled bottle caps
Ever wondered what to do with 1,000 scrapped bottle caps?
Leapp - ICT refurbishment
Leapp refurbishes Apple products and offers ICT equipment with a ...
The IMPACT method - TNO and Beter Bed
A method for evaluating circularity
DyeCoo Textile Systems - Water and Chemical free textile dyeing
Textile dyeing with no water needed
Auping - Circular mattresses with ambition
Royal Auping is one of the Dutch leaders in circular economy
Bundles - Washing without waste
EMMA Safety Footwear – sustainable safety shoes
Fully circular line of work and safety footwear
Fairphone – a durable, ethical and smart mobile phone
MUD Jeans - recycling jeans, a world without waste
Dutch fashion entrepreneur Bert van Son decided to put a stop to the ...
Fibersort – Processing textile fibres for reuse
20 million tons of post-consumer textiles provide incredible opportunities
ReBlend and Ahrend - Responsible seating furniture
Upholstery fabric made of 100% recycled textile
DSM-Niaga - Recyclable carpets & technology
Fully recyclable carpet material
Interface - Carpets made from disregarded fishnets
Replacing raw materials and saving the wildlife
Texperium - Towels from recycled material
A front runner of post-consumer textile recycling
Closing the Loop – Pragmatic solutions for Sustainable ICT
Adding circularity to mobile phone use
Dutch Awearness - Circular workwear
Textile company Dutch Awearness has created the first circular textile ...
Fashion for Good
Global platform for sustainable innovation in the fashion industry