Towards a Circular Vlieland: lessons in island sustainability

As closed ecosystems with exceptional challenges, islands are the perfect playground to test circular economics. We worked with the Dutch island of Vlieland to map its resource flows and envision its roadmap towards becoming circular. Although Vlieland faces its own unique circumstances, I've discovered many of the lessons learned there are typical of the challenges many islands face.

Roadmap towards circular housing tenders

As a municipality, how do you take circularity into account when tendering a plot of land? For the City of Amsterdam, we developed systemic indicators for circular housing development that did just that. This provides the city with a means to objectively measure the circular performance of development plans aiming to obtain the right to build and develop throughout the city. Read the full report here.