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Circularity Analysis

Figure out how to assess the circularity of your business or product with these free tools.

Circular Economy Toolkit

This 5 minute assessment tool from the Institute for Manufacturing in Cambridge provides companies with a snapshot of opportunities to increase the circularity of their business.

Circular Economy Indicators

A tool to assess the circularity of a product or a company from the Ellen MacArthur Foundation.

CESME Return on Investment Calculator

A calculator to assess the return on investment and cost/benefit analysis of circular business decisions. It is a supplement to the Circular Economy Toolkit.

About this resource:

  • Resource Type: Tool/Method
  • Access: Free & Open
  • Language: English
  • Level: Beginner

About this resource:

  • Resource Type: Tool/Method
  • Access: Free & Open
  • Language: English
  • Level: Advanced

About this resource:

  • Resource Type: Tool/Method
  • Access: Free & Open
  • Language: English
  • Level: Advanced

KATCH-e Assessment Tools

This toolbox includes a product carbon calculator that can be used in combination with the CE Analyst tool to suggest circular business strategies. The target audience for the toolbox is the construction and furniture sectors but the tools can be used by any business.

MaterialWise

MaterialWise provides data-driven insight to help you avoid problematic ingredients from the beginning of the design process. A project of ChemFORWARD, this free screening tool consolidates global regulatory and authoritative lists to help you quickly identify and eliminate known chemicals of high concern from the beginning of the design process. This tool will help you identify what not to use, while ChemFORWARD’s alternative portfolios guide you toward what to use instead.

About this resource:

  • Resource Type: Tool/Method
  • Access: Login or Registration Required
  • Language: English
  • Level: Advanced

About this resource:

  • Resource Type: Tool/Method
  • Access: Login or Registration Required
  • Language: English
  • Level: Advanced

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