Circular business sounds good. But what does it mean in daily practice? Here you will find various examples. From doormats to mobile phones, a special loan for foodwaste reduction to an example of supply chain collaboration and from upcycling waste to the measurement of circularity.

Closing the loop: making mobile phones from discarded ones

Closing the Loop transforms the negative footprints into positive footprints by collecting discarded phones in developing countries on behalf of Rabobank.

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From doormat to growth medium

Car mat producer Visscher-Caravelle is developing a recycling concept that allows their car mats to be re-used as a new growth medium.

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Circular Business Challenge participant videos

Various entrepreneurs who participate in the Circular Business Challenges report their findings.

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Circular Business Challenge

The Circular Business Challenge is a regional initiative to help entrepreneurs realise their circular ambitions.

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Auping and Rabobank’s path towards circularity

Rabobank and Auping jointly applied the CTI framework. Now that the first stage has been finalized, parties involved are looking back to evaluate the lessons learned.

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Ekoplaza first customer for new SDG 12.3 Loan to cut food waste

Organic supermarket chain Ekoplaza is the first customer to receive Rabobank’s new SDG 12.3 Loan, a loan that rewards the reduction of food waste with lower interest rates.”

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Supply chain collaboration in the circular economy

More and more companies are paying attention to the recovery and efficient use of their raw and other materials.

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From potato to packaging

PaperFoam creates luxury packaging material from potato starch and vegetable fibres. Produced with minimal environmental impact and fully biodegrable.

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