Circularity Gap Report 2019

January 22, Davos – The world can maximise chances of avoiding dangerous climate change by moving to a circular economy, reveals a report from impact organisation Circle Economy launched today at Davos during the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum.

2019-01-23 more »

Global Entrepreneurship Summit call for participation

The Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) is an international event  previously held in the US, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates, Malaysia, Morocco, Kenya and India. This year entrepreneurs from all over the globe will gather on June 4 and 5 in the Hague, Netherlands to meet the most influential international investors and business leaders. Dutch government wants to attract the best proven Circular Economy Innovations to the event and invites applications of businesses working on circular solutions by January 30th.

2019-01-14 more »

Polish Circular Hotspot joined leading European Circular Economy organizations

On December 7, during the COP24 Climate Summit in Katowice, a cooperation agreement was signed between Polish Circular Hotspot and Holland Circular Hotspot, Circular Change (Slovenia), Zero Waste Scotland, Circular Norway and Luxembourg Circular Hotspot. Thus, the Polish hotspot joined the leading European Circular Economy organizations

2018-12-17 more »

COP24 Innovation Day

"Circular Economy will not take place without cooperation between administrations, local governments, scientists, and we as the third sector have to put all them together. NGO's have the advantage of looking from a different perspective on what direction society and the economy should aim for. Among other things, we created Circular Hotspot - a public-private partnership between different groups of stakeholders in the implementation of GOZ, for a wide range of communication and promotion of circular ideas.We do not have to reinvent the open door, we can use the experience of other countries because such initiatives exist, among others, in the Netherlands, Scotland, Slovenia." - said Agnieszka Sznyk, INNOWO's president.

2018-12-06 more »

„Waste is material without identity” debate

The construction industry generates over 1.0 billion tons of solid waste annually on a global scale. In addition, the sector is directly and indirectly responsible for the emission of significant quantities of greenhouse gases - respectively, 5% of total CO2 emissions in the European Union take place during construction and production of building materials, and 35% of emissions occur during the use of buildings.

2018-11-07 more »

First Polish Circular Week

In October (22nd-28th) for the very first time in Poland, the Circular Week was organized. Over 40 events in 11 Polish cities with over 700 participants took place. The attendees were representatives of businesses, state administration, local governments, academics, and above all, consumers. The goal of Circular Week was to show what the notion stands for and how it translates into everyday life of each of us.

2018-10-28 more »