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CE Targets
by Stefania Munaretto PhD

To steer the transition to a circular economy it is important to set targets. However, so far current policy targets aiming at e.g. recovery and recycling do not necessarily promote a circular economy. To bridge this gap, Morseletto (2020) presents CE targets that reduce waste, increase efficiency, close production loops, and maximise retention of the economic value of materials and products.

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SUPERLOCAL: Neighborhood (re-)designed with circular water in mind
SUPERLOCAL: Neighborhood (re-)designed with circular water in mind
by Dimitrios Bouziotas

By Diederik van Duuren, Dimitrios Bouziotas and Henk-Jan van Alphen Neighborhoods typically rely on large centralised systems for their drinking water provision, storm water management and wastewater disposal. However, this dependence could be replaced by a decentralised model that promotes a new, circular path for water. This new path supplements central infrastructure with an array of decentralised technologies that...

Value in the watercycle
Multiple Value Creation, The New Normal
by Henk Jan van Alphen MSc

On November 26, 2019 KWR organized meeting in the context of Water in the Circular Economy. With focus on three pilots where KWR and various partners are researching multiple value creation: using a single means to achieve multiple goals. These goals are related to the transition to sustainable energy, climate adaptation and circularity....