After being a panelist during the first World Circular Economy Forum in Finland last year, WCEF2018 saw ECOR’s returned attendance and contribution.
The Ministry of the Environment of Japan and Sitra hosted the 2nd World Circular Economy Forum in Yokohama, Japan on 22-24 October 2018. WCEF2018 presented the world’s best circular economy solutions and brought together over 1,000 key thinkers and doers from around the world.
On May 9th, in Guadalajara, the second largest city in Mexico, ECOR presented it’s circular economy insights at the conference: “Impulsando el cambio hacia una economía circular” (“Promoting the shift towards a circular economy”).
100 of the world’s front-runners in the field of Circular Economy met in Venlo on 17 April to visit ECOR Europe’s Resource & Development Center. At the Center, various recyclable and biodegradable fibers are tested and turned into plate material.
Last February and March, three of our ECOR Circular Economy Business Developer participated in Circular Mapping Week organized by the Circular Economy Club (CEC)*. Covering three different locations around the world (Singapore, Amsterdam and Mexico City) they have gained some interesting insights in the current phase of the circular economy transitions**.
dif; 23 Nov, 2017 at 16:00 – 16:30 GMT
This session talks about outsmarting material complexity in everyday products with material science, with a glue that decouples on demand, and how that can be applied on stuff made from bio-based waste streams. It will also hint towards ideas to apply these innovations in the redesign for recycling.
At the United Nations COP23, as part of a global effort to reaffirm the COP 21 Paris Climate Agreements, our BeNeLeux CEO and global director Circular Economy, Eric Logtens, will be participating in the panel discussion: “How emerging companies in the Circular Economy contribute to climate action”.
To produce furniture out of natural and recycled material as a competitive alternative to the current linear way of furniture consumption. We believe a truly sustainable world is created through 100% closed production cycles.