What is the impact of the circular economy on jobs?

The transition towards a circular economy has been set in motion. National policy frameworks are being developed and the European Union adopted the Circular Economy Package in December 2015. Policymakers, industry and – increasingly – citizens understand the potential that the circular economy could bring to Europe. The circular economy is a comprehensive proposition, of which…

Investigating the feasibility for a circular economy and secondary raw materials platform in the EU

As part of a consortium led by Technopolis Group and UCL, Trinomics will conduct research on identifying the key aspects and features of effective industrial symbiosis (IS) coordination intermediaries and assessing the feasibility of creating an EU-level platform that could contribute to a better exchange of secondary raw materials and an exchange of best practices…

Final report on the efficient functioning of waste markets for DG Environment, European Commission, published!


Report: waste_market_study (11 MB)


Report: waste_market_study (11 MB) On July 13, 2016 the European Commission has published its final report on the efficient functioning of waste markets in the European Union – legislative and policy options. This report, prepared by ARCADIS (lead partner) and Trinomics, provides a better understanding of the nature and extent of obstacles and regulatory failures affecting…

Report on Supporting the implementation of Green Infrastructure across Europe

Led by Trinomics, in collaboration with Alterra, Arcadis, Risk & Policy Analysis, Stella Consulting, and the Regional Environmental Centre, the team has supported the European Commission (DG Environment) over the past 1 ½ years in the implementation of the European Green Infrastructure Strategy. The service contract aimed to ensure a more effective promotion of GI…

RECREATE policy brief published: Selling solar services as a contribution to a circular economy


Report: Recreate PB 2015 (3 MB)


Report: Recreate PB 2015 (3 MB) The FP7 Recreate project, in which Trinomics together with an international consortium is involved, has just published its first newsletter. The newsletter was written by Trinomics, based on a detailed case study produced by Wuppertal Institut. The theme of this newsletter is solar leasing, as one example of a…

Facilitating green skills and jobs in developing countries

Report: AFD Green jobs in developing countries (2 MB) AFD published a Trinomics report on facilitating green skills and jobs in developing countries. Green growth and green economy policies in developing countries have proven to have positive impacts on the countries’ labor markets and economic development, providing opportunities for green job creation, skills development and other…

Trinomics to support the European Environment Agency with research on Green Infrastructure and Flood Management

Trinomics has been awarded a study contract by the European Environment Agency (EEA), in collaboration with ARCADIS Belgium, to research and analyse the various options for reducing climate change induced risks of flooding with green infrastructure solutions (such as natural water retention measures (NWRMs)). Further, the research will that present evidence of whether natural solutions…