What Inspires Us?

There are many amazing stories of bringing the Circular Economy to life, governments prioritizing social and environmental outcomes, and companies making real change in their business practices. We have gathered articles here that inspire us.

How to follow Community Forum discussions

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Ikea moves forward with their circular business model

One of the leaders in making a furniture company circular. Furniture Link looks forward to expanding their reuse ideas to go beyond just leasing to the same customers. What I found surprising is the US statistic that highlights that F-WASTE is not insignificant. Close...

Visualizing a Circular Path

  Some great working coming out of Australia on the role that the existing transport and logistics of waste sector. What I find most interesting is the focus on “What could be” if we approach existing linear models and adapt them into a circular outcome! For...

Canada’s dirty garbage secret

Canada leads the developed world in per capita production of garbage. What's behind our nation's wasteful ways? By Charles Wilkins November 4, 2017 On the morning of May 3, 2016, at the Canada Fibers plant on Arrow Road in northwest Toronto, a worker spotted something...

Lessons from the UK Furniture Re-Use Network

Report highlights reuse sector’s achievementsBy Mattie Belfield | 15 September 2015 Collaborating with large corporate retailers, the Furniture Re-use Network (FRN) has redistributed 78,000 items of quality, reusable household goods to those living in poverty in the...

The F-Waste Problem And How Companies Can Solve It

In the U.S. alone, over 17 billion pounds of office furniture and equipment is sent to landfill every year. This waste is typically a result of necessary changes like moving, branch closures or revitalization projects. The furniture needs to be removed or replaced but...

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What Inspires Us