CIRCULAR ECONOMY TARGETS
- Reduction of municipal waste generation by 20% by 2030.
- Significant increase in climate gas savings and resource savings
- Increase the recycling rate for mineral waste to 64%
- Area-wide recovery of phosphorus from sewage sludge ashes
MAIN CHALLENGES TO ACHIEVE TARGETS
- Resource management – tracking product and material flows, supporting local resource loops between different actors.
- System infrastructure – developing infrastructure where materials and resources can be recovered in a convenient and user-friendly way to keep them in the loop – both at the end consumer and business level.
- Digital technologies – digital solutions that extend the life of materials, such as platforms that facilitate product-as-a-service or leasing models.
- Consumption and awareness – raising consumer awareness of circular economy solutions in the city and circular economy solutions for vibrant and sustainable neighborhoods.
HOW CPSP HELPS
- Providing feasible CE solutions to be easily implemented within existing processes
- Building CE capacity among public staff and policy makers
- Evaluation of KPIs and analysis of CE strategy efficiency
SIGNIFICANCE OF CIRCULAR ECONOMY
- Population 3.6 million
- Germany is the largest economy in the EU
- Berlin GDP €157 billion.
- Over 400 companies and 8,500 employees, the circular economy industry
- Circular Berlin works with the City of Berlin, which would be the procurer in CircularPSP