Topic: Covid-19

Case study – The Toy Project: A circular economy toy story

Snapshot The Toy Project is an Islington-based charity that takes donations of pre-loved toys to be given to children who...
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Case study – Library of Things: Surviving COVID-19 to come back bigger and better

Snapshot Library of Things, a London-based SME making it possible for citizens to borrow instead of buy, had big plans for...
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Case study – Qflow: Surviving COVID-19 to build back even better

Snapshot Qflow, an SME reducing material waste and carbon emissions in the built environment, was hit hard by the shutdown...
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Case study – TOPUP TRUCK: Refill groceries in reusable packaging to your door

Snapshot TOPUP TRUCK, a door-to-door service offering refill groceries from an electric milk float, was looking to meet their...
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Case study – Noodoll: A re-homing service for circular toys

Snapshot Noodoll, an independent designer, manufacturer and distributor of toys, wanted to explore ways to give toys a second...
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Case study – Caiger & Co: Conscious Canapes – turning catering food surplus into delicious snacks

Snapshot Caiger & Co noticed that private catering for events such as weddings and corporate dining results in the generation...
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Case study – LendoBox: Surviving COVID to make ‘staycations’ circular

Snapshot LendoBox is a software company that enables other businesses to integrate rental into their offering. They were...
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Case study – Goldfinger: Circular furniture supporting the local community through COVID

Snapshot Goldfinger, a social enterprise crafting bespoke furniture and joinery from reclaimed materials, saw a dramatic...
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Case study – Business grants from the Green New Deal fund help stabilise a circular economy in London

Snapshot COVID-19 caused a significant slow-down for the growing community of circular businesses in London, putting at risk...
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Insight note – London’s circular economy: poised for a rebound?

As London’s economy starts to reopen following months of restrictions, we offer insights into how London’s circular economy...
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