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.
Photo credits: MUD Jeans
Swapfiets - the world’s first ‘bicycle as a service’ company
Swapfiets, the smart bike subscription
CooLoo - Circular Coatings
CooLoo designs and produces high-quality ecological coating solutions.
Leadax – World's most sustainable flat roofing and flashing.
Circular waterproofing materials, such as flashing and flat roofing
De Afvalbak- Circular Bin Design (& Circular Transition Consultancy)
Dutch Design Waste Bins & Knowledge Partner
BINK lampen - Refurbished lighting are lights for life
BINK: vintage lamps fully circular!
SNEW Telecom - Circular telecom and IT with a social heart
How to give a second life to your business IT infrastructure.
Join the Pipe - City Water
Filtered tap-water in a reusable bottle.
Excess Materials Exchange - The Digital Platform
Where to exchange any type of excess material across industries
Ahrend - creating sustainable working environments
Designing and manufacturing quality products, which can be reused endlessly
Circulus B.V. – from waste stream to raw materials
Circular products made from plastic and biomass waste streams
Coolrec & KPN - Skating medals made of old mobile phones
Will your old mobile soon hang around a skating champion's neck?
Van de Sant - Comfortable sustainable furniture
Furniture made from recovered ocean-bound plastics and waste streams
E-waste Race - local collection of old electronic devices
Educational competition between primary schools to collect e-waste
Studio Wae - Circular Modular Rugs
Making scalable beautiful products from residual flows
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
SEW-EURODRIVE – gearing up manufacturing
A major player in the development of motion control & industrial gearboxes.
Tarkett – Lime-based carpet tiles
Upcycling of lime from drinking water.
Schut Paper – Residual fiber as raw material
Paper that can be reused 7 times over.
Leapp - ICT refurbishment
Leapp refurbishes Apple products and offers ICT equipment with a ...
Raw Materials Scanner – key indicators on materials dependency
Sustainability risk assessments of raw materials in complex supply chains.
DyeCoo Textile Systems - Water and Chemical free textile dyeing
Textile dyeing with no water needed
The Calcite Factory - processed calcite for a Circular Face Scrub
The Calcite Factory is an innovative facility where calcite – a ...
Auping - Circular mattresses with ambition
Royal Auping is one of the Dutch leaders in circular economy
EMMA Safety Footwear – sustainable safety shoes
Fully circular line of work and safety footwear
NS Dutch railways - Circular fast track
For the past 20 years, the NS Dutch national railways’ double-decker ...
Fair Meter - Preparing for a future-proof energy transition
A fair meter is a smart energy metre, made from responsibly sourced, ...
SNEW – Adding value to waste
Planet Earth’s raw materials are running out. In 20 years’ time, over ...