Getting started with circular procurement

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You can integrate circular procurement into every stage of the regular procurement process. In the "Guide to Circular Procurement", you will find step-by-step details of how to achieve this. There is also information about the circular routes available, tips, background details and practical examples. Most circular procurement projects are carried out in the context of either the Green Deal: Circular Procurement Agreement or the REBUS (Resource Efficient Business Models) project. Both of these initiatives work on the development of tools and practical examples for circular procurement.

Circular Procurement Guide

This guide provides useful tips, background details and practical examples to help you get started. It has been jointly produced by procurement experts from the private and public sectors (including PIANOo), as well as individuals from other fields of expertise, such as marketing and product development.

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Sectors Circular Procurement

In the context of the Green Deal: Circular Procurement Agreement and REBus, public and private procuring parties jointly explore ways of putting circular procurement into practice. The participants launch pilot projects, share their knowledge and experience through the Circular Procurement Community of Practice, and ensure that circular procurement will be a fully integrated element of procurement policy. The projects have been divided into a number of sectors. Factsheets have been made for the various projects within the sectors.

Projects circular procurement

Sector reports

In October 2017 reports were published for the sectors construction, ICT, office furniture and textiles. These category reports focus on the opportunities and learnings from the various REBus pilots.

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