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Delft University of Technology

Circular Economy: An Introduction

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Our global society is not sustainable. We all know about the challenges we’re facing: waste, climate change, resource scarcity, loss of biodiversity. At the same time, we want to sustain our economies and offer opportunities for a growing world population. This course is about providing solutions we really believe in: a Circular Economy.

In this course we explore the Circular Economy: how businesses can create value by reusing and recycling products, how designers can come up with amazingly clever solutions, and how you can contribute to make the Circular Economy happen.

You will learn to re-think the economic system you’re experiencing every day, and act upon it. Be a leader in this major paradigm shift! Shape a more circular future together with our global network.

The course is led by TU Delft and co-created with the Ellen MacArthur Foundation and the Leiden-Delft-Erasmus Centre for Sustainability.

Taught by

Ken Webster, Conny Bakker and David Peck


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4.6 rating at edX based on 15 ratings

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  • Solid introduction to one of the most important topics now days.
    A great course that can change the way we see the economy, society and the planet.
  • Luis Mejia Terrero
    Este curso contribuye a mejorar nuestra formaciòn profesional frente a la demanda de una protección ambiental que demanda pasar de una Economía Lineal a una Economía Circular para contribuir con la sostenibilidad. En el caso de nuestro paìs República Dominicana necesita demanda profesionales con formaciòn en Economía circular para reducir el deterioro ambiental.
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