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Circular Procurement Best Practice Report

This report gives an overview of the meaning of Circular Procurement and explores concepts and ideas related to the topic, including references to circular procurement examples.

The report includes reference to three priority focuses for circular procurement: the focus on services instead of products, a focus on the product's design, use phase and end of life and a focus on market dialogue. It includes a section on the benefits of applying circular procurement and some examples of circular procurement criteria for tendering. 

The report finally reports a few examples of circular procurement models, presenting circular solutions and dealing with different products, from costruction and furniture to textiles and technologies.

English, French, Italian, Dutch

2017