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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a person browsing their laptop

A digital marketplace platform for reuse of material.

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scallop material

PAVÉ COQUILLAGE is a material produced from scallop shells.

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many black tiles aligned next to each other

SCALITE® is a material produced from fish scales, a by-product of the fishing industry.

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insulation solution being fitted onto a building

Insultation solution made from hemp and flax plants.

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rocks, stones, and wood in a white bag

A treatment facility which creates a new life for non-recyclable and non-hazardous waste, which would have otherwise been incinerated or buried.

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one person packaging lunch boxes into a white bag, and other working on a laptop

A borrowing service for reusable lunchbox food containers.

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somebody putting a lid into a box filled with bottles

A specially designed lid for recycling bins with the purpose to make recycling easier and to reduce contamination at source.

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a sign that says 'LITTER' in capital letters

Bins fitted with fill level sensors which provide updates on how full each bin is. Bins fitted with fill level sensors which provide updates on how full each bin is.