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The circular economy

Where everything has value and nothing is wasted. It’s about new business models, products designed with their whole life cycle in mind, remanufacturing and reprocessing to create new products from old, and re-using and repairing – all to keep products and materials in the economy for as long as possible.

 

 

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Making things happen

We’re the driving force of the circular economy in Scotland providing businesses with practical support & funding.

 

Here’s how we’re doing it…

 

 

 

 

 

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Circular economy: manufacturing masterclass series

14th, 15th, 16th, 20th November 2018

This series of four masterclasses has been designed to help small-to-medium sized businesses based in Scotland to develop necessary skills and knowledge required to implement a circular business model.

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Accelerating growth

Helping make the most of a £3 billion business opportunity with expert support and funding.

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Business Support Service

One-to-one, expert consultancy to help find new growth opportunities for small and medium sized businesses

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Investment Fund

Funding the development of new ways of working to help businesses get ahead in a circular economy

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#MakingThingsLast

The circular economy is about making things last and there are lots of ways to do it. Each with its unique opportunity to cut costs and increase profits.

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Remanufacturing

Transforming used products to new

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Re-use & Repair

Retaining the inherent value of products

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Recycling

Developing efficiencies that save money

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Circular economy in cities and regions

Due to the population and resource density in a small geographic area, cities are an ideal location for new circular business models.

Read on to find out more about our award-winning work in Scotland’s cities and regions.  

 

 

 

 

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