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About the CEC

The Circular Economy Club (CEC) is the international network of over 2,600 circular economy professionals and organizations from over 60 countries. Non-for-profit, global and open to anyone to join the club for free. Read more...


About the circular economy

The circular economy is a generic term for a restorative industrial economic model. It stands from the basis that our systems should work like organisms, processing nutrients that can be fed back into the cycle, hence the “restorative” term used. Read more...

Our Mission

The CEC exists to bring together the community of circular economy professionals to ensure we are sharing knowledge and initiating collaborations that will accelerate the transition towards a circular economy.

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CEC Organizers program

More than 100 CEC Organizers worldwide are leading the transition towards the circular economy in their cities by regularly organizing events, workshops, and initiatives in their cities, universities, co-working spaces and companiesRead more...

CEC Mentors program

The club counts with over 40 Mentors and +200 hours of complimentary mentoring for the young entrepreneurs and researchers who need advice when embedding circularity in their projects. Read more...










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June 2018 - CEC Founder receives a research grant from the hands of the King of Spain

Feb 2018 Launch of the Circular Economy Mapping Week









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Anna Tarí, Founder & CEO


Previously, Anna managed relations with national governments, embassies, companies and national associations at the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) in London. Anna worked in the Communications Department of the UN Agency for tourism, the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), among other communication and innovation consultant experiences working with startups, foundations, local and national governments.

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United Nations SDGs Awards - Finalist 2018

edie Sustainability Leadership Awards - Finalist 2018

Global Game Changers Awards - Finalist 2018


CEC in the News

"New Open-Source Database Aims to Help Steer Worldwide Circular Economy Efforts through Collaboration," 6/20/18, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Blog | goo.gl/3EXw8o


"The Circular Economy Club is Growing," 2/18, Global Recycling | https://goo.gl/BqDXiA


"The Edge SME Forum 2018: ‘It is time to build bridges," 7/16/18, The Edge Malaysia Weekly | https://goo.gl/ECqbds


"Rethinking our economy: How do we sell in a circular economy with doughnut economics?" 7/31/17, SmartCompany | https://goo.gl/H9AtVG


"World innovators and influencers make the final cut," 8/14/18, The Herald (Scotland) | https://goo.gl/dT1ekV


"Thanks for applying," 8/30/18, Innovators Magazine Blog | https://goo.gl/4ygmf8


"5 Highlights from Mapping Taiwan's Circular Economy Projects," 3/16/18, The News Lens (Taiwan) | https://goo.gl/hmfBdq


"Global Circular Economy Database Launched to Coordinate Circular Innovation," 5/2/18, Resource (magazine) | https://goo.gl/Be89w4

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