Circular Economy

CircularEconomy BeeldIt is not only countries like the Netherlands that take Circular Economy very serious. It is a new operating system for the world and power-blocks like Europe have made it a central item in their strategy. Maybe Europe moves slowly but the EU will create a policy framework impacted the full value-chain from producer to consumer to waste manager in which circular economy will….read more

Smart & Sustainable Cities

art,design,architecture,balconies,city,environment-ae236a44a98a4dc8afda15d7e7a47918_hIn 2011 there were 7 billion people on this planet, of which 50% living in cities. Urbanization is set to increase. In 2050 we will be with 9 billion people of which three quarters will live in cities. 80% of all economical activities takes…..read more

Waste & Resource Management

rsource efficiencyWaste is a term for unwanted materials, materials that are disposed of. The origin of waste management lies in environmental policies. Poorly managed waste has an enormous impact on health, local and…read more




Blog & News

A rounded approach to inclusive growth

Together with Astrid Schomaker, director for global sustainable development with the European Commission’s directorate-general for environment, Acceleratio’s Managing Director Acceleratio Freek van Eijk wrote an article in South Africa’s leading newspaper BusinessDay on April 28, 2017. They introduced the topic of Circular Economy, shared examples and quantified benefits. While SA and the EU will find different ways to move towards...
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Maak een duurzame stap vooruit met uw bedrijf

U heeft steeds vaker het gevoel dat er in duurzaamheid meer kansen zitten voor uw bedrijf. Daar wilt u wat mee. U wilt graag een volgende duurzame stap vooruit zetten. Maar wat is nu de beste stap voor úw bedrijf en hoe zet u deze? Wilt u geïnspireerd worden door succesvolle ondernemers, die hebben bewezen dat er business zit in...
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A rounded approach to inclusive growth

Why a transition to a circular Economy is beneficial to both South Africa and Europa A shorter version of this article has been written by Freek van Eijk (Managing Director Acceleratio) and Astrid Schomaker (Director for global sustainable development with the European Commission’s directorate-general for environment) and has been published in South African newspaper Business day on April 28, 2017:...
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Prime time to grow the African biogas industry

First published in ESI Africa, Africa's Power Journal on March 8, 2017 Shared by Acceleratio, a founding member of the World Biogas Association. Methane, which makes up for about 60% of biogas, is a green house gas (GHG) and, simply put, a climate killer. The multitude of benefits derived from biogas have been demonstrated in the World Biogas Association (WBA)...
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Report EU Circular Economy Stakeholder Conference March 2017

The EU Circular Economy Package was announced at the end of 2015. On March 9 and 10, 2017 the EC held a two day stakeholder event around Circular Economy The primary goal of this conference was to bring together different stakeholders to discuss the latest developments in the implementation of the Circular Economy Action Plan and to start the process...
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Terugkoppeling Inspiratiecafé Circulaire Economie Schiedam

Op 8 maart jl. organiseerde de gemeente Schiedam samen met Nederland Circulair! en PulsUp een verdiepingsbijeenkomst Circulaire Economie: “Inspiratiecafé: Bruikbare Circulaire Economie in de Schiedamse praktijk”. Maar liefst 45 deelnemers kwamen naar het Inspiratiecafé in het ONS-Pand te Schiedam. Na de intro van programmamanager duurzaamheid Eelco Schippers en beleidsambtenaar economische zaken Anske Plante verwelkomde wethouder Marcel Houtkamp de gasten met...
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Resourcing The Future Conference 2017 (London)

RESOURCING THE FUTURE CONFERENCE & EXHIBITION 2017 The much anticipated Resourcing the Future Conference (RTF) returns this year on the 27 – 28 June at the prestigious central London venue, One Great George Street. This year we are delighted to announce that WRAP, the expert circular economy and resource efficiency body, is joining CIWM, the Environmental Services Association and the...
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Verslag bijeenkomst Circulaire Economie (en bouwen) te Meppel

Op 16 februari jl. organiseerde de gemeente Meppel samen met Nederland Circulair! en het Noordelijk Innovatielab Circulaire Economie (N.I.C.E.) een introductiebijeenkomst Circulaire Economie. Maar liefst 45 deelnemers waren aanwezig: ondernemers, ambtenaren, politici, onderwijs en andere belangstellenden. Inspiratie & Ambitie  Wethouder Roelof Pieter Koning deed da aftrap met het uitspreken van een stevige ambitie van de gemeente Meppel en de uitnodiging aan ieder...
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