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Advancing Circular Construction in the United Kingdom

The case studies presented by UK’s Business in the Community showcase the possibility of achieving carbon reduction and waste minimization targets using procurement. The Facilities & Building Management sector is a large contributor to landfill waste and carbon...
Advancing Circular Construction in the United Kingdom
Advancing Circular Construction in the United Kingdom

The case studies presented by UK’s Business in the Community showcase the possibility of achieving carbon reduction and waste minimization targets using procurement. The Facilities & Building Management sector is a large contributor to landfill waste and carbon...

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Disposable bio-based Plastic aprons
Disposable bio-based Plastic aprons

Skåne Regional Council decided to alter its purchasing approach for protective disposable aprons to a more environmentally friendly product alternative. The pilot project aimed to procure 5.2 million bio-based disposable aprons, and test an innovation procurement...

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Purchasing textiles made from recycled fibres
Purchasing textiles made from recycled fibres

The Ministry of Defence purchases volumes of textiles to equip personnel with uniforms and other items and decided to explore the potential for increasing the circularity of its textiles sourcing by requiring producers to supply items made, in part, from recycled...

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Provision of school food in Bath
Provision of school food in Bath

This tender aims to support local supply chains to provide healthy and sustainable products - fresh meat, fruits, and vegetables - to primary and nursery schools in the Bath & North East Somerset area of England. Extensive market engagement informed the direction...

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A low carbon, circular approach to concrete procurement
A low carbon, circular approach to concrete procurement

Zurich has long strived to use as much recycled concrete as possible in its public building projects as aggregate. The inclusion of recycled aggregates helps close material loops related to concrete, which makes it more circular. While the use of recycled concrete is...

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