The circular economy offers a huge opportunity for businesses across all sectors to benefit from; spending less on materials, fostering stronger customer relationships, reducing waste and developing new growth opportunities.  Feel inspired by some of the tips, tools and pioneers already leading the way.


30 ideas to kickstart your circular business

A design tool with thirty ‘what if’ questions offer radical departure points to explore the opportunities of a circular economy. These prompts aim to guide the conversation to create compelling and unconventional ideas.

Reusable Packaging Webinar

Reusable Packaging Webinar

Want to take action to reduce packaging in your business but unclear about where to start? Watch our webinar designed to assist with the transition to reusable packaging models.

Sofa For Life


The Circular Economy - A User's Guide

Walter R. Stahel is widely recognised as one of the key thinkers of the circular economy and the founding father of the Performance economy. His latest book, The Circular Economy – A User’s Guide, sums up more than 30 years of research in that field.

Circular Glasgow

Circular Glasgow is a movement to inspire and educate businesses about the benefits of a circular economy.


Looptworks is a Portland, Oregon based business that re-purposes and upcycles abandoned, pre-consumer and post-consumer materials into limited edition products.

£3bn circular economy business opportunity

Zero Waste Scotland launches toolkit to maximise £3bn circular economy business opportunity while responding to the climate emergency

Circular Design

Circular design is key to ensuring the longevity and circularity of every product we make and use. Embedding circular principles during the design of products makes it easier and more cost effective to reuse, repair, remanufacture and recycle. 

Explore the different circular design guidelines

Circular design tool

This tool is made for product designers and consists of guidelines to encourage circular design principles.

Product as a Service Webinar

Ever considered what your customers are really buying from you? Are they buying a product, or actually seeking the service provided by the product?


Ready to embrace the benefits of a circular approach to your business?

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