Circular economy solutions

These innovative circular economy solutions have been implemented in England and France. We hope these case studies will inspire local authorities to launch similar initiatives in their area. 

Please use the filters to find solutions that interest you. Click the titles to read more.

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Tree mulch

A countywide project to use compost recycled from Essex residents’ garden waste, to use as mulch around newly planted trees.

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Vacuum cleaner

Vacuum Save specialises in looking after and repairing vacuum cleaners rather than customers buying new ones.

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Person fixing a bike

An association for upskilling individuals with knowledge to maintain their own bikes in Wivenhoe.

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Reusable period products

A scheme encouraging residents to switch to reusable period products.

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Women smiling with laptop

Creating awareness of the carbon impacts of activities and identifying how to reduce carbon footprints.