B2B clusters

Focus: Value Retention Processes

Value-Retention Processes (VRPs) namely remanufacturing, (comprehensive) refurbishment, repair and direct reuse and recycling are complementary processes that, if pursued strategically, can enable faster achievement of circular economy. While most actors in the manufacturing supply chain are currently focused on recycling their products, the adoption of VRPs can lead to the retention of substantially greater value …

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Radical Reuse @ The Dif

The 5th annual Disruptive Innovation Festival curated by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation  is the place where new conversations are sparked together with a global audience on accelerating the transition to the Circular Economy. We are proud to announce that Cynthia Reynolds Founder of SmartUse.Global will be co-hosting a session on “Radical Reuse: Impacts, Technology and Opportunities” alongside Gene Homicki of myTurn.com and Babette Porcelijn, author …

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Focus: Construction Industry

As stated by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, ‘ Economic analysis (and good common sense) suggests that the most profitable value creation mechanism in a circular economy lies in smaller loops, such as maintenance and reuse.’   While many are focusing on recirculating waste materials from construction and demolition, an often overlooked arena for circularity lies in the …

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