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Flemish Green Deal Circular Construction

On 22 February 2019, Koen Van den Heuvel, the Flemish minister of the Environment, Nature and Agriculture, launched the Green Deal Circular Construction , an initiative by Flanders Circular, OVAM and the Flemish Construction Confederation. With this joint commitment, construction companies, building material manufacturers, local and regional authorities, private builders, researchers and other organisations will work together to make circular construction in Flanders a daily reality in the future. All learnings will be shared on the new website about circular construction.


Circular Procurement Cases - Construction


Thursday 26 August 2021


Friday 18 December 2020

  In August 2019, the inhabitants of Mechelen moved all books from the historical library to their new destination in the Predikheren Monastery. The building was then offered for sale under certai…


Thursday 17 December 2020

The demonstration example of the Belgian social housing company Zonnige Kempen will showcase the potential for maximization of reuse of materials as part of the phased deep renovation of 40 social dw…

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Circular construction procurement cases on screen


Publications about Circular Construction


View this webinar to hear from several of the pilot projects that have been participating in the Interreg North Sea Region ProCirc project as they discuss how they have navigated key challenges to ci…


The aim of this document is to provide simplified guidance to procurers, estate managers and project teams on how to procure an environmentally improved office building. The guidance has been structu…


Lessons learned report that shares the key takeaways from the Big Buyers Initiative working group.


The transition to a Circular Economy requires innovative business models that stimulate optimised use of repairable products, reusable components and recycling of materials. A Community of Practice (…


This is an English translation of short case descriptions that are part of a larger report on Circular Procurement and Strategies among Norwegian Municipalities, developed by Inventura AS on behalf o…


ProCirc partner Business in the Community (BITC) have published a collection of case studies called Advancing Circular Construction exploring circular buildings and infrastructure in the UK. 


n order to help the Belgian construction sector to objectify and reduce the environmental impact of buildings, the three Regions have developed the TOTEM tool [Tool to Optimise the Total Environmenta…


The Circular Construction Economy Transition Agenda describes the strategy for achieving a circular construction economy by 2050 and contains the Agenda for the 2018-2021 period. This Agenda has been…


This manual has been produced as part of the project Interreg NWE 739: Facilitating the Circulation of Reclaimed Building Elements (FCRBE), October 2018 - January 2022.


This publication offers an overview of the MMG methodology in the Belgian construction sector.


This publication is the first white paper in EIT Climate- KIC’s Circular Cities project. It entails ten cases of concrete circular procurement initiatives from across Europe that serve as inspiration…


The guidelines are especially targeted at local and regional authorities as they play a crucial role in the whole construction life cycle not only by stimulating innovation and cooperation between al…


The EU GPP criteria are developed to facilitate the inclusion of green requirements in public tender documents. While the adopted EU GPP criteria aim to reach a good balance between environmental per…


In this study, we focus wherever possible on the circularity of the building materials used in the building and less on the consumption of energy during the use of the building.

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Information about circular procument and example cases per specific product category.





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