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Below are the resources currently available for this area, these are categorised into the following knowledge levels: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced


  • Video Re-thinking progress - Circular economy

    There's a world of opportunity to re-think and re-design the way we make stuff.

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  • Web link Top Tips for Embedding Circular Economy Principles in the Construction Industry

    This resource is intended to help the construction industry start its journey towards the circular economy (CE).

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  • Web link What is a circular economy?

    Looking beyond the current "take, make and dispose” extractive industrial model, the circular economy is restorative and regenerative by design, from the Ellen MacArthur Foundation

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  • Web link WRAP and the circular economy

    An introduction to what the Circular Economy is from WRAP

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  • Document / Presentation the BS8001 CE Guidance Standard Executive summary

    This Executive Briefing is aimed at executives, decision-makers and senior managers. It provides a short overview of why the circular economy might be beneficial to organizations...

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  • E-learning Module The Circular Economy

    E learning module introducing the concept of circular rather than linear economies

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  • E-learning Module Circular Economy Indicators

    In this intermediate module, we will discuss using indicators to measure the circularity of a product, service or asset to help guide the industry towards a more circular economy

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  • Document / Presentation Circular Economy Metrics Case Study: Asphalt

    Three of Tarmac’s asphalt products were selected to compare the MCI and LFI for products with different manufacturing specifications and techniques, and different intended uses.

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  • Document / Presentation Circular Economy Metrics Case Study: Ceiling Tiles

    One of Armstrong’s widely used ceiling tiles was selected as a product to test the functionality of the circularity indicators. The case study information was made up of primary...

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  • Document / Presentation Circular Economy Metrics Case Study: Plasterboard

    This construction product case study looks at how the circularity of plasterboard products can be measured and reported.

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  • Document / Presentation Circular Economy Metrics Case Study: Built Assets

    This case study considers how progress towards the circular economy might be assessed at a project-scale. It builds on the product-level case studies, and looks at how the circularity...

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  • Tool Circular Economy Indicators and Metrics Tool

    This Tool is a spreadsheet created to calculate the values of Circular Economy Key Performance Indicators and to record Supplementary Indicators for construction products or materials.

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  • Document / Presentation Circular Economy Indicators and Metrics Tool Guidance

    This document provides guidance on the use of the Circular Economy: Indicators and Metrics Tool for use by individuals or organisations with a working knowledge of circular economy.

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  • Document / Presentation Building Glass into the Circular Economy – A How To Guide, 2018

    This UKGBC guide provides an overview of the options and opportunities to recycle and reuse glass. Glass is a highly recyclable material, despite which, end-of-life building glass...

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  • Tool Delivering the circular economy: A toolkit for policymakers

    This report provides an actionable toolkit for policymakers who wish to embark on a circular economy transformation.

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  • Web link Intelligent Assets: Unlocking the circular economy potential

    This report was produced by the World Economic Forum and the Ellen MacArthur Foundation as part of Project MainStream, a global, multi-industry initiative that aims to accelerate...

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  • Document / Presentation Identification of CE Opportunities in the Scottish Construction Sector

    This summary of a research project has some detailed insights and information which would appeal to those with in depth knowledge and an appetite to lead this agenda.

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