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 delivering three different sized packages to another person

This organisation provides alternative packaging for deliveries. To make sending and receiving packages safe and sustainable.

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water bottle being filled with water via a tap

This organisation shows individuals where they can eat, drink and shop with less waste (plastics waste in particular).

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many different foods in many different sized containers/jars

The company’s aim is to do away with single use plastics by providing customers with refillable containers and refill pouches.

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man on the beach holding a surfboard, looking at the ocean

National marine conservation and charity that remove plastic from beaches and prevent plastic pollution in oceans.

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Glass, paper, and plastic recycling boxes with corresponding materials inside

The organisation uses entertainment and social media to educate young people on making sustainable lifestyle choices.

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Many plastic bottles next to each other.

This app has been developed for residents of Surrey to find out which items can and can’t be recycled.

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Liquid being poured into a bottle

This organisation offers liquid products for household, body and hair care without any packaging.

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Plastic panels

Smile Plastics is a materials design and manufacturing house creating hand crafted, supersized panels for retail, architecture, interiors and product design.