Manufacturing

Raw material stocks are under pressure worldwide. Annual global raw material extraction grows by an average of 4%. Both the Dutch and the European economies are highly dependent on the import of raw materials. Research found that 80% of surveyed Dutch manufacturing companies foresee problems with critical materials. Current supply chains are complex and vulnerable for shortages in crisis. Circular Economy strategies have the potential to offer solutions: circular design, sharing services and increase repair, re-use and remanufacturing. Find relevant showcases, events and news below.

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news
NOV 16, 2021

Dutch Circular Day 2021 in Poland

Dutch Circular Day 2021 in Poland

Dutch conference within the framework of Circular Week

showcase

Swapfiets - the world’s first ‘bicycle as a service’ company

Swapfiets - the world’s first ‘bicycle as a service’ company

Swapfiets, the smart bike subscription

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AUG 30, 2021

Japan and the Netherlands collaborate to accelerate the Circular Economy

Japan and the Netherlands collaborate to accelerate the Circular Economy

A series on opportunities and challenges for a shared circular economy

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CooLoo - Circular Coatings

CooLoo - Circular Coatings

CooLoo designs and produces high-quality ecological coating solutions.

showcase

Leadax – World's most sustainable flat roofing and flashing.

Leadax – World's most sustainable flat roofing and flashing.

Circular waterproofing materials, such as flashing and flat roofing

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De Afvalbak- Circular Bin Design (& Circular Transition Consultancy)

De Afvalbak- Circular Bin Design (& Circular Transition Consultancy)

Dutch Design Waste Bins & Knowledge Partner

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JUL 05, 2021

Circularity trends in the Dutch manufacturing industry

Circularity trends in the Dutch manufacturing industry

Diana de Graaf, co-author of 'Manufacturing: the future is circular'

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BINK lampen - Refurbished lighting are lights for life

BINK lampen - Refurbished lighting are lights for life

BINK: vintage lamps fully circular!

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JUN 23, 2021

The Circular Economy topic gains traction in Asia

The Circular Economy topic gains traction in Asia

NL-Japanese Circular Series at Team NL Tokyo Expo 2020