Topic 1 The European Circular Economy Stakeholder Platform

Through a joint initiative by the European Commission and the European Economic and Social Committee, is available online the European Circular Economy Stakeholder Platform. This platform includes relevant practices, innovative processes and ‘learning from experience’ examples. All information is provided by the stakeholders themselves who remain responsible for accuracy and veracity of the content. The Good Practices selected on this website depends on their relevance to the Circular Economy, completeness and clarity of information, practical character of expected results, awareness-raising and educational components. Below we will present some of these good practices related to the possible transformation of CE into actions at workplace. We kindly ask you to go to this website and search for one additional good practice and complete the last table describing the ones attract you the most. 

Good Practice 1

Title: “Terra di Tutti” turns waste material into opportunities for refugees or disadvantaged people. Link available here.

Description: This project is aimed at creating employment opportunities for refugees and disadvantaged people, based on circular economy principles, by transforming waste material into quality handmade products, and at the same time to enhance different skills and artisan talents. 

Good Practice 2

Title: HISER project (H2020): Holistic innovative solutions for efficient recycling and recovery of valuable raw materials

Link available here.

Description: This project is aimed at creating employment opportunities for refugees and disadvantaged people, based on circular economy principles, by transforming waste material into quality handmade products, and at the same time to enhance different skills and artisan talents. 

Good Practice 3

Title: Upcycling and creative recovery by a sustainable enterprise of handicraftswomen

Link available here.

Description: ISA uses production scraps and waste from diverse local companies, preferably choosing natural and eco-friendly products (fabrics from a shirt factory, leather from a sofa factory, wood from a sawmill, clothes, umbrellas, newspapers and books). It employs water-based colours and minimizes the use of glues.