How can I get started?

Moving to a circular business model can seem like a huge task, but there’s never been a better time to take action.

The world’s waste problem is immense and complex – so changing things has to be a collective effort. We can all help each other make the shift.

We can all help each other make the shift. Here are a few tips to help you move from linear to circular.

Review your supply chain

Start at the source – think about the companies you purchase from and how they operate.

Be mindful about every step of your business process and consider any positive changes you could make – for example, reducing the amount of new raw materials used.

Get inspired by other businesses

From start-ups to conglomerates – research businesses who already run on circular business models.

Certain solutions may seem like the most obvious thing in the world once you’ve seen them in action elsewhere.

Innovate

Don’t be afraid to disrupt the existing landscape.

The circular economy is all about innovating and finding creative ways to reduce waste and optimise profitability. Speak to your customers. Collaborate with your staff. Reinvent your processes, and become a business that inspires others.

Do your research

Thanks to interest in the circular economy growing, you’ll find a host of resources online – from case studies and news articles to practical toolkits and guides. This website is a great place to start.

Chat to us

Our Circular Economy Investment Fund is designed to help SMEs who are helping to create a more circular economy. On top of that, our Circular Economy Business Support Service offers one-to-one, expert support.

Not really sure what you need yet? Just get in touch to find out how we could help you get started.

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