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The Exeter Centre for Circular Economy (ECCE)

The Exeter Centre for Circular Economy (ECCE) was formally launched in September 2018 by Dame Ellen MacArthur. ECCE is a new research centre comprising staff based in three locations, Streatham, Penryn and London. We are a multi-disciplinary team composed of economists, engineers, designers, sociologists, management academics and practitioners.

Our vision is ‘to be the leading UK centre for Circular Economy engaging in innovative research, knowledge transfer and executive education projects. We engage in projects that develop Circular Economy theory and practice designed to transform our economy, creating regenerative wealth and well-being’.

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Latest news from The Exeter Centre for Circular Economy

ERDF Future Focus Project

Official LEGO® Serious Play® online facilitators Ruth Cherrington and Hollie Kirk will be facilitating a meeting with SMEs in Cornwall using the LEGO® Serious Play® communication and problem-solving process.

Sustainable PPE for health workers championed by Exeter professor

Sustainability experts from the University of Exeter Business School are working across the NHS in a drive to replace single-use PPE with more environmentally-friendly alternatives.

New national Circular Economy Hub to provide leadership in UK bid to create a sustainable future

The National Interdisciplinary Circular Economy Research Hub (CE Hub) led by the University of Exeter is supported with £3.5 million from UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), to lead national efforts to create a sustainable, circular economy where fewer resources are used and more waste materials reused – delivering huge benefits to the environment and UK economy.

TechMet: Exeter awarded pioneering new Circular Economy Centre in Technology Metals

The University of Exeter will lead a pioneering new research centre, designed to revolutionize how crucial metals are extracted, used and reused in clean and digital technologies across the UK.

ERDF Tevi Project Extended

The Tevi project is going to be extended until the end of 2023.  An extra £2.03m will be spent on helping SMEs across all sectors contribute to the circular economy and to the environmental growth of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. 

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