THE PROJECT

PRESENTATION

THE TEAM

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Raphaël

Raphaël comes from Paris. He got a Bachelor degree in Economics at La Sorbonne before joining Sciences Po Paris in 2009, where he got a double diploma with Brazilian Business School Fundação Getulio Vargas. After graduating, he joined Airbus Group for which he worked for 2 years in Brazil and Mexico. Nature lover, Raphael is also passionate about cross country running and travelling.

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Jules

Jules grew up in Biarritz before joining the Toulouse Business School in 2008. He got a double diploma in Business to Business Management in spain with ESEC in 2011. After his graduation, he joined Airbus Group for 3 years in France and Mexico. Experienced globe-trotter and rugbyman, Jules is also passionate about the ocean.

THE SUPPORT TEAM

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Batida & Co
communication agency

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Margot
Circul’R Designer

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Chloé
Circul’R Community Developer Paris

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Jérôme
Circul’R Web-support

WHAT IS CIRCULAR ECONOMY ?

A circular economy is an alternative to a traditional linear economy (make, use, dispose) in which we keep resources in use for as long as possible, extract the maximum value from them whilst in use, then recover and regenerate products and materials at the end of each service life.
Source: Wrap

OUR OBJECTIVES

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OUR ITINERARY

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FOR EACH COUNTRY:

  • CIRCUL’REPORTAGE
  • ARTICLES
  • PROJECTS DISCOVERED
ARTICLES
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INITIATIVES
ROADBOOK
We just gave a conference on "Circular economy and digital technology" during the Club Utilisateur of our partner Cecurity.

Digital technology can be a key tool in the development of #circulareconomy. For instance, the Park 2020 in Amsterdam - a Cradle to Cradle inspired industrial park - is strongly connected (energy consumption, info on materials used in the building, light changing colors depending on the hour of the day, etc).

We just gave a conference on "Circular economy and digital technology" during the Club Utilisateur of our partner Cecurity. Digital technology can be a key tool in the development of #circulareconomy. For instance, the Park 2020 in Amsterdam - a Cradle to Cradle inspired industrial park - is strongly connected (energy consumption, info on materials used in the building, light changing colors depending on the hour of the day, etc).

Rafa on stage for a Circul'R conference at @decathlon for the Protect Day. Great time with inspiring speakers including Cyril Dion #demain & Bert Van Son @mudjeans !

Rafa on stage for a Circul'R conference at @decathlon for the Protect Day. Great time with inspiring speakers including Cyril Dion #demain & Bert Van Son @mudjeans !

Inspiring chat with Nicolas Hulot ! 
During the COP 21 in Paris, we received a nice video from Nicolas inviting us to come and meet him once back from our #circular world tour. Nearly one year later, we met for an inspiring moment in Paris ! @fondationhulot

Inspiring chat with Nicolas Hulot ! During the COP 21 in Paris, we received a nice video from Nicolas inviting us to come and meet him once back from our #circular world tour. Nearly one year later, we met for an inspiring moment in Paris ! @fondationhulot

Rafa's selfie with François Michel Lambert, french deputy and president of Institut de l'économie circulaire on the roof of the Assemblée Nationale in Paris.

Rafa's selfie with François Michel Lambert, french deputy and president of Institut de l'économie circulaire on the roof of the Assemblée Nationale in Paris.

Great time on stage with Fred Testot and Amanda, talking about circular economy and how people can act on a day to day basis. 
Rendez vous on Thursday at 16:45 on France 2 to see the show live on french TV !

Great time on stage with Fred Testot and Amanda, talking about circular economy and how people can act on a day to day basis. Rendez vous on Thursday at 16:45 on France 2 to see the show live on french TV !

When @veja and @faguo walk in Paris streets: one small step for man, one giant leap for the environment.

When @veja and @faguo walk in Paris streets: one small step for man, one giant leap for the environment.

On our way to record a TV show @france2.fr to promote circular economy projects we met around the world !

On our way to record a TV show @france2.fr to promote circular economy projects we met around the world !

Nice article today in @ladepechedumidi .

Nice article today in @ladepechedumidi .

Yesterday, Jules gave a speech within the "circular economy around the World" conference organized by the City of Paris. 
He talked about the landfill of Mbeubeuss in Dakar, Agriprotein in South Africa, Kamikatsu in Japan and ended by the quote of his inspiring Californian friend Ed from @enjoyhandplanes: "Clean the past, build the future".

Yesterday, Jules gave a speech within the "circular economy around the World" conference organized by the City of Paris. He talked about the landfill of Mbeubeuss in Dakar, Agriprotein in South Africa, Kamikatsu in Japan and ended by the quote of his inspiring Californian friend Ed from @enjoyhandplanes: "Clean the past, build the future".

Rafa finding his way through the circular fashion designers. The event was organized by @getredressed in Hong Kong during the fashionweek. #flashback

Rafa finding his way through the circular fashion designers. The event was organized by @getredressed in Hong Kong during the fashionweek. #flashback

Coffee break with Tony Meloto filipino social entrepreneur and founder of Gawad Kalinga !

Tony Meloto has founded #GawadKalinga in 2003 with one mission: to eradicate #poverty in the Philippines by 2024. Since the launch of the initiative, 2500 communities were built to rehouse more than 1 million filipinos (1% of the population). With his team, Tito Tony has also put in place a unique and innovative #social organization called the GK Enchanted farm to foster social #entrepreneurship, empowering #local people and creating wealth in the #countryside. 
We had the chance to discuss with Tito Tony and his team to see how we could implement #circulareconomy at the Enchanted Farm. The local #ecosystem has great potential for #renewable energies, #permaculture and other #circular economy principles.

Fabien Courteille (on the left), an inspiring french #socialentrepreneur, is part of these #changemakers that have decided to settle at the #Farm to launch their activities. He has created Plush and Play which empowers local #women by making toys in a sustainable way. A project to follow !

Coffee break with Tony Meloto filipino social entrepreneur and founder of Gawad Kalinga ! Tony Meloto has founded #GawadKalinga in 2003 with one mission: to eradicate #poverty in the Philippines by 2024. Since the launch of the initiative, 2500 communities were built to rehouse more than 1 million filipinos (1% of the population). With his team, Tito Tony has also put in place a unique and innovative #social organization called the GK Enchanted farm to foster social #entrepreneurship, empowering #local people and creating wealth in the #countryside. We had the chance to discuss with Tito Tony and his team to see how we could implement #circulareconomy at the Enchanted Farm. The local #ecosystem has great potential for #renewable energies, #permaculture and other #circular economy principles. Fabien Courteille (on the left), an inspiring french #socialentrepreneur, is part of these #changemakers that have decided to settle at the #Farm to launch their activities. He has created Plush and Play which empowers local #women by making toys in a sustainable way. A project to follow !

Morning delivery by bike in @lesgrandsvoisins Paris, by the start up @stuart_delivery

Morning delivery by bike in @lesgrandsvoisins Paris, by the start up @stuart_delivery

Happy smiles in Paris with @cyriellehariel , green & positive journalist operating on @ushuaiatv .

Happy smiles in Paris with @cyriellehariel , green & positive journalist operating on @ushuaiatv .

"Interdit de circuler" ?

"Interdit de circuler" ?

Happy to discuss synergies with Laure from @terracycle while she was in Paris this week !

Happy to discuss synergies with Laure from @terracycle while she was in Paris this week !

Two entrepreneurs in Paris.

Two entrepreneurs in Paris.

Nice to catch up with Fabrice and Michelle from our press agency Batida and Co. If you missed the articles published on Circul'R (Challenges, Le Monde, Le Figaro, The Guardian, Glamour, La Stampa, etc) check our website for the links !

Nice to catch up with Fabrice and Michelle from our press agency Batida and Co. If you missed the articles published on Circul'R (Challenges, Le Monde, Le Figaro, The Guardian, Glamour, La Stampa, etc) check our website for the links !

Great meeting with Charlotte and Victor from Creafutur at @_esade in Barcelona ! They are identifying opportunities for #circulareconomy and #smarttransportation in Catalunya . Let's circularize !

Great meeting with Charlotte and Victor from Creafutur at @_esade in Barcelona ! They are identifying opportunities for #circulareconomy and #smarttransportation in Catalunya . Let's circularize !

Warming our vocal chords in @leconsulatparis for our upcoming conference on #plannedobsolescence and #circulareconomy !

Warming our vocal chords in @leconsulatparis for our upcoming conference on #plannedobsolescence and #circulareconomy !

Jules answering questions on #circulareconomy during the @oceanclimax festival in Bordeaux.

Jules answering questions on #circulareconomy during the @oceanclimax festival in Bordeaux.

Jules and Rafa together with Pia Le Ficher from EPEA Paris at Palais Brongniart during the @convergencesorg event in Paris.

Three main topics: zero #exclusion #carbon & #poverty !

Jules and Rafa together with Pia Le Ficher from EPEA Paris at Palais Brongniart during the @convergencesorg event in Paris. Three main topics: zero #exclusion #carbon & #poverty !

This is how you go to a Circul'R meeting in Paris !

This is how you go to a Circul'R meeting in Paris !

We are back to Paris ! Just achieved 22 countries, 150 circular economy projects, 17 months, 100 000 km and 25 conferences !

We are back to Paris ! Just achieved 22 countries, 150 circular economy projects, 17 months, 100 000 km and 25 conferences !

Another big thank to our partner @patagonia for the warm clothes during the whole trip ! Last shop visit in July at @patagoniasf.

Another big thank to our partner @patagonia for the warm clothes during the whole trip ! Last shop visit in July at @patagoniasf.

A study made by the University of Michigan showed that a power #nap could increase productivity at work. Jules enjoying the experience in Vancouver, Canada.

A study made by the University of Michigan showed that a power #nap could increase productivity at work. Jules enjoying the experience in Vancouver, Canada.

Did you know that electronic #waste now makes up 5% of all solid waste worldwide ? 
Nearly the same amount as all plastic packaging.
But there is always a solution : @wearefairphone is the first circular phone. Ethic, easy to repair and made out of recycled materials.

Info by @greenpeace 
#smartphone #fairphone #instafair #circulareconomy #innovation #consumactor #sustainable #ecofriendly #ecodesign #startup

Did you know that electronic #waste now makes up 5% of all solid waste worldwide ? Nearly the same amount as all plastic packaging. But there is always a solution : @wearefairphone is the first circular phone. Ethic, easy to repair and made out of recycled materials. Info by @greenpeace #smartphone #fairphone #instafair #circulareconomy #innovation #consumactor #sustainable #ecofriendly #ecodesign #startup

"Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better" Albert Einstein. 
Camping in Yosemite, US.

"Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better" Albert Einstein. Camping in Yosemite, US.

The Circul'R crew giving their first workshop to the students of the London School of Economics back in March 2015. In total, they gave conferences in 20 universities around the world !

The Circul'R crew giving their first workshop to the students of the London School of Economics back in March 2015. In total, they gave conferences in 20 universities around the world !

Jules using the @manda organic sunscreen in Biarritz, France. Manda is a California based company producing a sustainable #sunscreen out of #thanaka.
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Photo @claire_duparet

Jules using the @manda organic sunscreen in Biarritz, France. Manda is a California based company producing a sustainable #sunscreen out of #thanaka. . Photo @claire_duparet

"What we think, we become" Buddha inspiration from the Borobudur temple in Java, Indonesia.

"What we think, we become" Buddha inspiration from the Borobudur temple in Java, Indonesia.

Just a smily little flashback of Morocco

Just a smily little flashback of Morocco

One year ago, we were "lost" in the Himalayas in Ladakh, India. We were figuring out the best way to launch our start up. Now we are back in Paris and time has come !

One year ago, we were "lost" in the Himalayas in Ladakh, India. We were figuring out the best way to launch our start up. Now we are back in Paris and time has come !

Jules posing with the @mudjeans sweater made 80% out of recycled denim. 
Photo credit @claire_duparet

Jules posing with the @mudjeans sweater made 80% out of recycled denim. Photo credit @claire_duparet

We loved seeing Aude and Mayeul in Paris. They are the founders of NU, the #zerowaste packaging supermarket !

We loved seeing Aude and Mayeul in Paris. They are the founders of NU, the #zerowaste packaging supermarket !

It was great to chat with Anna, founder of @tale_me ! Tale me makes, rent and repares eco-friendly clothes for pregnant women and children. 
#circulareconomy #economiecirculaire #ecodesign #textile #fashion #slowfashion #rent #repare #eco #green #innovation #sharingeconomy #taleme #pregnant #pregnancy

It was great to chat with Anna, founder of @tale_me ! Tale me makes, rent and repares eco-friendly clothes for pregnant women and children. #circulareconomy #economiecirculaire #ecodesign #textile #fashion #slowfashion #rent #repare #eco #green #innovation #sharingeconomy #taleme #pregnant #pregnancy

Little flashback with Jules visiting Rey, CEO of @connoratech in San Francisco. They make an #innovative resin which enables next generation of #composite to be #removable and #recyclable ! Nice example with this @burton snowboard.

#circulareconomy #ecodesign #economiecirculaire #snowboard #burton #circulr #zerowaste #sustainability #surfing

Little flashback with Jules visiting Rey, CEO of @connoratech in San Francisco. They make an #innovative resin which enables next generation of #composite to be #removable and #recyclable ! Nice example with this @burton snowboard. #circulareconomy #ecodesign #economiecirculaire #snowboard #burton #circulr #zerowaste #sustainability #surfing

Classic working space in Paris to build our upcoming #circulareconomy start up, after 17 months on the road !

#paris #backhome #changetheworld #startup #socialbusiness #zerowaste #economiecirculaire

Classic working space in Paris to build our upcoming #circulareconomy start up, after 17 months on the road ! #paris #backhome #changetheworld #startup #socialbusiness #zerowaste #economiecirculaire

We were on Canadian TV yesterday ! 
#circulareconomy #circulr #economiecirculaire #waste #zerowaste #green #vancouver #canada #positiveenergy

We were on Canadian TV yesterday ! #circulareconomy #circulr #economiecirculaire #waste #zerowaste #green #vancouver #canada #positiveenergy

We gave an interview on @radiocanadainfo yesterday ! Check out the podcast on our Facebook page.

#radio #waste #circulareconomy #economiecirculaire #zerowaste #recycling #3r #radiocanada #vancouver #green #travel

We gave an interview on @radiocanadainfo yesterday ! Check out the podcast on our Facebook page. #radio #waste #circulareconomy #economiecirculaire #zerowaste #recycling #3r #radiocanada #vancouver #green #travel

Vancouver aims at being the greenest city on earth by 2020 ! 
#sustainable #sustainability #green #city #greencity #vancouver #sharingeconomy #circulareconomy #economiecirculaire #canada @annehidalgo

Vancouver aims at being the greenest city on earth by 2020 ! #sustainable #sustainability #green #city #greencity #vancouver #sharingeconomy #circulareconomy #economiecirculaire #canada @annehidalgo

Sunny afternoon in #Vancouver for the last 5 days of the trip !

#canada #travel #voyage #beach #patagonia #worldtour #walk

Sunny afternoon in #Vancouver for the last 5 days of the trip ! #canada #travel #voyage #beach #patagonia #worldtour #walk

Great exchange with Stok, start up working on #sustainable and #circular #architecture !

If you #ecodesign your building like "lego", it makes it possible to recover the #material when you don't need the building any more. You don't pay for the building; you invest in materials you will be able to sell or #reuse.

#green #circulareconomy #greenbuilding #biomimicry #sanfrancisco #bcorp #cradletocradle

Great exchange with Stok, start up working on #sustainable and #circular #architecture ! If you #ecodesign your building like "lego", it makes it possible to recover the #material when you don't need the building any more. You don't pay for the building; you invest in materials you will be able to sell or #reuse. #green #circulareconomy #greenbuilding #biomimicry #sanfrancisco #bcorp #cradletocradle

Meeting with the @patagoniasf team in San Francisco !

#partner #wornwear #collaboration #patagonia #smile #livesimply #circulareconomy #circulr

Meeting with the @patagoniasf team in San Francisco ! #partner #wornwear #collaboration #patagonia #smile #livesimply #circulareconomy #circulr

Hanging around on #Google bikes.

#innovation #bike #bicycle #travel #move #change #circulareconomy

Hanging around on #Google bikes. #innovation #bike #bicycle #travel #move #change #circulareconomy

Great meeting with Fernando from Google X to speak #circulareconomy and #businessmodel !

#startup #entrepreneurship #innovation #google #economiecirculaire #sustainability

Great meeting with Fernando from Google X to speak #circulareconomy and #businessmodel ! #startup #entrepreneurship #innovation #google #economiecirculaire #sustainability

Filling up with fresh air in Yosemite.

#nature #livesimply #patagonia #mountain #yosemite #travel #hike

Filling up with fresh air in Yosemite. #nature #livesimply #patagonia #mountain #yosemite #travel #hike

What if your #coffee cup could #plant a #tree ? That's the crazy idea of Alex, founder of @reducereusegrow !

#circulareconomy #reduce #reuse #grow #nature #planet21 #cup #waste #recycle #biomimicry #economiecirculaire

What if your #coffee cup could #plant a #tree ? That's the crazy idea of Alex, founder of @reducereusegrow ! #circulareconomy #reduce #reuse #grow #nature #planet21 #cup #waste #recycle #biomimicry #economiecirculaire

On our way to San Francisco ! 
#travel #ontheroad #california #ocean #nature #voyage #worldtour #photography

On our way to San Francisco ! #travel #ontheroad #california #ocean #nature #voyage #worldtour #photography

Rafa testing the @manda organic #suncream in San Diego. Classic suncreams are damaging both the #environment and our #skin. Manda organic sun paste is using a natural element called #thanaka.

#sustainability #nature #manda #circulr #ocean #coral #sea #circulareconomy @cyrus_sutton

Rafa testing the @manda organic #suncream in San Diego. Classic suncreams are damaging both the #environment and our #skin. Manda organic sun paste is using a natural element called #thanaka. #sustainability #nature #manda #circulr #ocean #coral #sea #circulareconomy @cyrus_sutton

Another day in California.

#ontheroad #us #california #nature #flag #worldtour #travel #life #yolo #tourdumonde

Another day in California. #ontheroad #us #california #nature #flag #worldtour #travel #life #yolo #tourdumonde

Great meeting with our partner @patagonia in Ventura! We met with Nellie, in charge of the @wornwear program implementing #circulareconomy.

#innovation #sustainability #green #nature #patagonia #surf #reduce #reuse #recycle #3r #economiecirculaire #wornwear #ecodesign

Great meeting with our partner @patagonia in Ventura! We met with Nellie, in charge of the @wornwear program implementing #circulareconomy. #innovation #sustainability #green #nature #patagonia #surf #reduce #reuse #recycle #3r #economiecirculaire #wornwear #ecodesign

"French fries kill more people than guns and sharks, yet nobody's afraid of French fries." - R. Kiyosaki

#inspire #quote #ocean #shark #california #nature #green #peace #travel

"French fries kill more people than guns and sharks, yet nobody's afraid of French fries." - R. Kiyosaki #inspire #quote #ocean #shark #california #nature #green #peace #travel

This is what your lunch break should look like in California... Rafa experiencing The Wedge.

#ocean #sea #travel #thewedge #wedge #wave #wavepower #nature #blue

This is what your lunch break should look like in California... Rafa experiencing The Wedge. #ocean #sea #travel #thewedge #wedge #wave #wavepower #nature #blue

Rafa admiring the amazing system of 'NewLight Technologies' in California with Mark the CEO: turning #CO2 into recyclable and biodegradable #bioplastic !

#innovation #circulareconomy #economiecirculaire #waste #zerowaste #cop22 #environment #green #recycle #california

Rafa admiring the amazing system of 'NewLight Technologies' in California with Mark the CEO: turning #CO2 into recyclable and biodegradable #bioplastic ! #innovation #circulareconomy #economiecirculaire #waste #zerowaste #cop22 #environment #green #recycle #california

"Cleaning the past, building the future". We met with these amazing guys from @enjoyhandplanes using old #surfboards to make awesome #bodysurf hands (that is #cleaning the past). They also make it with #mushrooms (and this is building the #future) !

#surf #patagonia #reduce #reuse #recycle #3r #circulareconomy #biomimicry #blueeconomy #sustainable #green #ecology #planet

"Cleaning the past, building the future". We met with these amazing guys from @enjoyhandplanes using old #surfboards to make awesome #bodysurf hands (that is #cleaning the past). They also make it with #mushrooms (and this is building the #future) ! #surf #patagonia #reduce #reuse #recycle #3r #circulareconomy #biomimicry #blueeconomy #sustainable #green #ecology #planet

We are in California, looking for #circulareconomy initiatives !

#socialbusiness #california #green #travel #beach #yolo

We are in California, looking for #circulareconomy initiatives ! #socialbusiness #california #green #travel #beach #yolo

Meeting with @isla_pw in Mexico City on their #permaculture #rooftop. They aim at making a #sustainable hub in Baja California.

#circulareconomy #agriculture #agroforestry #greencity #cop22 #biomimicry #green #food

Meeting with @isla_pw in Mexico City on their #permaculture #rooftop. They aim at making a #sustainable hub in Baja California. #circulareconomy #agriculture #agroforestry #greencity #cop22 #biomimicry #green #food

Rafa enjoying his mexican Sunday sunset the right way. 
#travel #worldtour #surf #sunset #mexico #voyage #yolo

Rafa enjoying his mexican Sunday sunset the right way. #travel #worldtour #surf #sunset #mexico #voyage #yolo

Happy time with the #socialbusiness @isla_urbana in Mexico. Isla urbana is dedicated to contributing to water #sustainability in #socialbusiness through #rainwater harvesting.

#water #green #circulareconomy #blueeconomy #watermanagement #wateristhenewgold ##changemakers #circulr

Happy time with the #socialbusiness @isla_urbana in Mexico. Isla urbana is dedicated to contributing to water #sustainability in #socialbusiness through #rainwater harvesting. #water #green #circulareconomy #blueeconomy #watermanagement #wateristhenewgold ##changemakers #circulr

Jules enjoying the Circul'R conference at the @impacthub_df in Mexico City! 
#circulareconomy #entrepreneur #socialbusiness #speech #inspiring #blueeconomy #biomimicry #socialbusiness #mexico #worldtour #inspire #economiecirculaire #education #smile

Jules enjoying the Circul'R conference at the @impacthub_df in Mexico City! #circulareconomy #entrepreneur #socialbusiness #speech #inspiring #blueeconomy #biomimicry #socialbusiness #mexico #worldtour #inspire #economiecirculaire #education #smile

We are in Mexico ! Let's find some more #circulareconomy initiatives !

#cliche #mexico #sustainability #mariachis #havefunwhileworking

We are in Mexico ! Let's find some more #circulareconomy initiatives ! #cliche #mexico #sustainability #mariachis #havefunwhileworking

Just another Cuban sunset.

#livesimply #happy #sunset #smile

Just another Cuban sunset. #livesimply #happy #sunset #smile

Cubans developed a limitless knowledge on #repairing & #remanufacturing. Great example with this 1955 car in La Habana. 
#cuba #oldcar #vintage #3r #circulareconomy #economiacircular

Cubans developed a limitless knowledge on #repairing & #remanufacturing. Great example with this 1955 car in La Habana. #cuba #oldcar #vintage #3r #circulareconomy #economiacircular

Rafa having fun with Tito Nunez, #sustainable chef, and Sebastian, #sustainableagriculture expert, at the Sustainable Agriculture Summit in #Cuba 
Cuba has a really innovative agriculture due to (thanks to) the American embargo.

#permaculture #green #urbanagriculture #agroforestry #bio #healthyfood #cuisine #sustainablechefs #vegan @europeancommission @noocity_urban_ecology

Rafa having fun with Tito Nunez, #sustainable chef, and Sebastian, #sustainableagriculture expert, at the Sustainable Agriculture Summit in #Cuba Cuba has a really innovative agriculture due to (thanks to) the American embargo. #permaculture #green #urbanagriculture #agroforestry #bio #healthyfood #cuisine #sustainablechefs #vegan @europeancommission @noocity_urban_ecology

Rafa exploring the #recycling center of  Mundo Nuevo #sustainable farm in Colombia. Mundo Nuevo is segregating  the #waste into 38 categories to achieve a #zerowaste target.

#sustainableliving #green #circulareconomy #thinkdifferent #nature #environment #socialentrepreneurship #ecovillage #ecotourism

Rafa exploring the #recycling center of Mundo Nuevo #sustainable farm in Colombia. Mundo Nuevo is segregating the #waste into 38 categories to achieve a #zerowaste target. #sustainableliving #green #circulareconomy #thinkdifferent #nature #environment #socialentrepreneurship #ecovillage #ecotourism

Mundo Nuevo : YES, it is possible to live in a #sustainable world ! 
Mundo Nuevo is a #sustainability project and an #organic farm based in Minca, Colombia. Their primary objective is to achieve self-sustainability for food, water, economics and energy.

#circulareconomy #mundonuevo #biodiversity #permaculture

Mundo Nuevo : YES, it is possible to live in a #sustainable world ! Mundo Nuevo is a #sustainability project and an #organic farm based in Minca, Colombia. Their primary objective is to achieve self-sustainability for food, water, economics and energy. #circulareconomy #mundonuevo #biodiversity #permaculture

Already 15 months that we are on the road and we met with 130 #circulareconomy initiatives and gave 25 conferences !
#ontheroad #green #worldtour

Already 15 months that we are on the road and we met with 130 #circulareconomy initiatives and gave 25 conferences ! #ontheroad #green #worldtour

Colombian desert dying in the Caribbean Sea. Beauty.

#Colombia #patagonia #ocean #biodiversity #view

Colombian desert dying in the Caribbean Sea. Beauty. #Colombia #patagonia #ocean #biodiversity #view

Rafa charging his mobile phone while biking. This is the @productoseb project providing #sustainable #electricity with #bikes in Colombia !

#circulareconomy #green #colombia #environment #economiecirculaire #medellin

Rafa charging his mobile phone while biking. This is the @productoseb project providing #sustainable #electricity with #bikes in Colombia ! #circulareconomy #green #colombia #environment #economiecirculaire #medellin

12 ways to be a sustainable traveller:
1. Opt for the #carbon offset
2. Pack light
3. #travel locally
4. Choose an #ecofriendly accommodation 
5. BYO toiletries
6. #eat locally sourced #food
7. Avoid #plastic bottled #water 
8. Purchase #responsible souvenirs
9. Minimise plastic bags
10. Respect #natural and #cultural sites
11. How to handle beggars
12. Volunteer 
Thanks @goodonyou_app for the tips ! #sustainable #worldtour #green #circulareconomy

12 ways to be a sustainable traveller: 1. Opt for the #carbon offset 2. Pack light 3. #travel locally 4. Choose an #ecofriendly accommodation 5. BYO toiletries 6. #eat locally sourced #food 7. Avoid #plastic bottled #water 8. Purchase #responsible souvenirs 9. Minimise plastic bags 10. Respect #natural and #cultural sites 11. How to handle beggars 12. Volunteer Thanks @goodonyou_app for the tips ! #sustainable #worldtour #green #circulareconomy

We met with Alejandro, founder of @desobra_ in Medellin yesterday. He is #upcycling all kind of #waste to make amazing furnitures. Check his work ! 
#circulareconomy #recycling #medellin #coffee #economiecirculaire

We met with Alejandro, founder of @desobra_ in Medellin yesterday. He is #upcycling all kind of #waste to make amazing furnitures. Check his work ! #circulareconomy #recycling #medellin #coffee #economiecirculaire

"Believe you can and you are almost there" - Theodore Roosevelt. Climbing the Paramillo del Quindío, 4700m, Colombia. @patagonia

#quote #inspiration #climbing #travel #yolo #colombia @montanascolombianas

"Believe you can and you are almost there" - Theodore Roosevelt. Climbing the Paramillo del Quindío, 4700m, Colombia. @patagonia #quote #inspiration #climbing #travel #yolo #colombia @montanascolombianas

Jules enjoying the skyrocketing street art scene of Bogota.

To give back pride and dignity to waste pickers, the colombian company @ecoworks_ launched an initiative called @Pimpmycarroca Colombia where they connect the recicladores with street artists that will "pimp" and improve their waste trailer !

#graffiti #streetart #recycling #circulareconomy

Jules enjoying the skyrocketing street art scene of Bogota. To give back pride and dignity to waste pickers, the colombian company @ecoworks_ launched an initiative called @Pimpmycarroca Colombia where they connect the recicladores with street artists that will "pimp" and improve their waste trailer ! #graffiti #streetart #recycling #circulareconomy

We are in Colombia ! Let us know if you are aware of any #circulareconomy initiative ! 
#economiecirculaire #bogota #salsa

We are in Colombia ! Let us know if you are aware of any #circulareconomy initiative ! #economiecirculaire #bogota #salsa

Two days on the Amazon, a great opportunity to discuss about the future Circul'R start up... Stay tuned !

#circulareconomy #startup #socialbusiness #entrepreneur

Two days on the Amazon, a great opportunity to discuss about the future Circul'R start up... Stay tuned ! #circulareconomy #startup #socialbusiness #entrepreneur

Youpee ! #circulareconomy could save up to USD 630B per year on raw materials in #Europe by 2025 !

#anotherworld #economics #sustainable

Youpee ! #circulareconomy could save up to USD 630B per year on raw materials in #Europe by 2025 ! #anotherworld #economics #sustainable

Somewhere into the Amazonia 
#sunrise #aventure #travel #sustainable

Somewhere into the Amazonia #sunrise #aventure #travel #sustainable

Lucas founder of @Cicloorganico preparing his next batch of #compost in Rio de Janeiro. 
#permaculture #sustainableagriculture #bio

Lucas founder of @Cicloorganico preparing his next batch of #compost in Rio de Janeiro. #permaculture #sustainableagriculture #bio

On the road somewhere in Brazil 
#ontheroad #travel #green

On the road somewhere in Brazil #ontheroad #travel #green

Rio ! 
#brazil #travel #worldtour

Rio ! #brazil #travel #worldtour

END OF CIRCUL'R ! After a huge #tartine dispute, we decided to split. Have a good year.

#thisistheend #loveisintheair #fish #yolo

END OF CIRCUL'R ! After a huge #tartine dispute, we decided to split. Have a good year. #thisistheend #loveisintheair #fish #yolo

Kamikatsu, the #zerowaste town in Japan ! Our new #reportage is out! Check it on our YouTube channel.

#circulareconomy #recycle #circulr

Kamikatsu, the #zerowaste town in Japan ! Our new #reportage is out! Check it on our YouTube channel. #circulareconomy #recycle #circulr

This is how you walk in Brazil.

#beleza #livesimply #myofficeistheocean #voyage

This is how you walk in Brazil. #beleza #livesimply #myofficeistheocean #voyage

Daily scene in New Delhi, India. We realized that #circulareconomy initiatives in emerging countries usually have a social goal: #poverty reduction, access to #water, #electricity, #clothing, etc. 
#socialbusiness #socialenterprise #green #traveling

Daily scene in New Delhi, India. We realized that #circulareconomy initiatives in emerging countries usually have a social goal: #poverty reduction, access to #water, #electricity, #clothing, etc. #socialbusiness #socialenterprise #green #traveling

When you travel for so long, you have time to ask yourself: what do I want for my life ? How can I contribute to change the world ? The more we travel and the closer we get to the answers. 
#inspiration #travel #sustainable #changetheworld #quote

When you travel for so long, you have time to ask yourself: what do I want for my life ? How can I contribute to change the world ? The more we travel and the closer we get to the answers. #inspiration #travel #sustainable #changetheworld #quote

Memories from Borobudur temple,  Java Indonesia. 
#travel #ontheroad #buddha

Memories from Borobudur temple, Java Indonesia. #travel #ontheroad #buddha

Alexa explaining to Rafa the @Institutochao concept in Sao Paulo, Brazil: selling #bio fruits & vegetables to the cost price in #urban areas. The consumer choose to put the margin he wants ! 
#urbanagriculture #sustainable #health #green

Alexa explaining to Rafa the @Institutochao concept in Sao Paulo, Brazil: selling #bio fruits & vegetables to the cost price in #urban areas. The consumer choose to put the margin he wants ! #urbanagriculture #sustainable #health #green

"Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the world together" - Woodrow T. Wilson 

#japan #travel #seetheworld #yolo

"Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the world together" - Woodrow T. Wilson #japan #travel #seetheworld #yolo

Jules explaining the #zerowaste concept of the Kamikatsu city to the students of the Saint Maure high school in Japan. #inspire #anewwayofteaching #circulareconomy

Jules explaining the #zerowaste concept of the Kamikatsu city to the students of the Saint Maure high school in Japan. #inspire #anewwayofteaching #circulareconomy

Rafa discussing #circulareconomy with Takeshi in Japan while visiting the Meltec facility. Meltec is recovering precious metal out of waste incinerated ashes. #japan #recycling #waste

Rafa discussing #circulareconomy with Takeshi in Japan while visiting the Meltec facility. Meltec is recovering precious metal out of waste incinerated ashes. #japan #recycling #waste

Live simply.
#design #inspiration #livesimply #culture #learn

Live simply. #design #inspiration #livesimply #culture #learn

Jules looking sharp in Kamikatsu, the #zerowaste city in Japan. 
#circulareconomy #smile #sustainabledevelopment #climatechange #recycling

Jules looking sharp in Kamikatsu, the #zerowaste city in Japan. #circulareconomy #smile #sustainabledevelopment #climatechange #recycling

Waste segregation in Kamikatsu, the #zero waste city in Japan. 
#circulareconomy #sustainable #environment #waste

Waste segregation in Kamikatsu, the #zero waste city in Japan. #circulareconomy #sustainable #environment #waste

This is a brewery built out of used windows in Kamikatsu, the #zerowaste town in Japan.

#circulareconomy #reuse #environment #upcycle #beer

This is a brewery built out of used windows in Kamikatsu, the #zerowaste town in Japan. #circulareconomy #reuse #environment #upcycle #beer

So Kyoto . 
#japan #travel #worldtour

So Kyoto . #japan #travel #worldtour

Growing food in a container ? Possible say Alesca ! We met with Jason from Alesca in Beijing in their #hydroponics container. 
#urbanagriculture #circulareconomy #container #growfood #sustainable

Growing food in a container ? Possible say Alesca ! We met with Jason from Alesca in Beijing in their #hydroponics container. #urbanagriculture #circulareconomy #container #growfood #sustainable

Sushi break on our way to Kamikatsu, the #zerowaste city in Japan. 
#sushi #circulareconomy #economiecirculaire #environment #travel

Sushi break on our way to Kamikatsu, the #zerowaste city in Japan. #sushi #circulareconomy #economiecirculaire #environment #travel

All you need to travel the world is a @patagonia backpack and a @mudjeans ! 
#japan #travel #worldtour #yolo #circulareconomy

All you need to travel the world is a @patagonia backpack and a @mudjeans ! #japan #travel #worldtour #yolo #circulareconomy

Bye bye China, we are moving to Japan ! 
#ontheroad #travelasia #worldtour

Bye bye China, we are moving to Japan ! #ontheroad #travelasia #worldtour

Le brunch du dimanche in China. Bon appétit and have a happy sunday !

#lebrunchdudimanche #timefornoodles #circulrbrunch #travel

Le brunch du dimanche in China. Bon appétit and have a happy sunday ! #lebrunchdudimanche #timefornoodles #circulrbrunch #travel

Saturday street art in Shanghai.

@mudjeans #streetart #voldemortisnotdead #travel #tourdumonde

Saturday street art in Shanghai. @mudjeans #streetart #voldemortisnotdead #travel #tourdumonde

Nothing is better than a good old Chinese Wall sun. Just ask Jules. 
#travel #worldtour #chinesewall #ontheroad #circulr

Nothing is better than a good old Chinese Wall sun. Just ask Jules. #travel #worldtour #chinesewall #ontheroad #circulr

Another working sunset in Shanghai for Rafa #circulareconomy #circulr #shanghai #sunset #workhardplayhard

Another working sunset in Shanghai for Rafa #circulareconomy #circulr #shanghai #sunset #workhardplayhard

Those chinese monkeys don't seem too worried about global warming  #travel #monkeyyear #china

Those chinese monkeys don't seem too worried about global warming #travel #monkeyyear #china

Freezing China #travel #worldtour #avatar #coldfeet

Freezing China #travel #worldtour #avatar #coldfeet

Bye bye Hong Kong !! Good time here meeting with Redress, China Water Risk, Ocean Recovery, Makesense, H&M and Ford ! Now let's head to Mainland China.

#circulareconomy #sustainabledevelopment #hongkongbynight #environment #travel

Bye bye Hong Kong !! Good time here meeting with Redress, China Water Risk, Ocean Recovery, Makesense, H&M and Ford ! Now let's head to Mainland China. #circulareconomy #sustainabledevelopment #hongkongbynight #environment #travel

"They changed their lives to change the world" - by @glamourparis 
#circulr #circularissexy #circulareconomy #worldtour #changemakers

"They changed their lives to change the world" - by @glamourparis #circulr #circularissexy #circulareconomy #worldtour #changemakers

@leila_hoballah and @raphael.masvigner actively talking about collaboration between @makesenseorg and @circulr with background traditional live music in Hong Kong streets.

#makesense #circulr #hongkong #socialbusiness

@leila_hoballah and @raphael.masvigner actively talking about collaboration between @makesenseorg and @circulr with background traditional live music in Hong Kong streets. #makesense #circulr #hongkong #socialbusiness

Enjoying your street tea Jules ?

#cupoftea #travel #orangeisthenewblack #lookatme #voyage #worldtour #tourdumonde

Enjoying your street tea Jules ? #cupoftea #travel #orangeisthenewblack #lookatme #voyage #worldtour #tourdumonde

Congrats to Christina and @getredressed for the organization of a panel on #circulareconomy and #fashion during the #hongkongfashionweek ! 
#hkfashionweek #circularisfashion #sustainablemodel #circulareconomyissexy @mudjeans

Congrats to Christina and @getredressed for the organization of a panel on #circulareconomy and #fashion during the #hongkongfashionweek ! #hkfashionweek #circularisfashion #sustainablemodel #circulareconomyissexy @mudjeans

Honk Kong brunch. #brunchdudimanche #streetfood #hk

Honk Kong brunch. #brunchdudimanche #streetfood #hk

Little stop to say hi to our partner @patagonia in Hong Kong - @patagoniahongkong .

#sustainability #hongkong #circulareconomy #livesimply #wornwear

Little stop to say hi to our partner @patagonia in Hong Kong - @patagoniahongkong . #sustainability #hongkong #circulareconomy #livesimply #wornwear

How do you like this caricature ? It has just been published in a new article by #livingcircular in the category "Heroes". Have a look ;) . 

#circulareconomy #economiecirculaire #caricature #environment

How do you like this caricature ? It has just been published in a new article by #livingcircular in the category "Heroes". Have a look ;) . #circulareconomy #economiecirculaire #caricature #environment

Not a bad place to play rock-paper-scissor in Hong Kong, isn't it ?
#rockpaperscissors #workhardplayhard #travel #hk

Not a bad place to play rock-paper-scissor in Hong Kong, isn't it ? #rockpaperscissors #workhardplayhard #travel #hk

We are in Hong Kong ! Let us know if you are aware of any #circulareconomy initiative or if you have any recommendation. #travel #hongkong #ontheroad

We are in Hong Kong ! Let us know if you are aware of any #circulareconomy initiative or if you have any recommendation. #travel #hongkong #ontheroad

Flashback - Mayotte. A new way of doing business : professional meeting in the morning, exploring the ocean in the afternoon.
#theworldismyoffice #officeoftheday #yolo #worldtour

Flashback - Mayotte. A new way of doing business : professional meeting in the morning, exploring the ocean in the afternoon. #theworldismyoffice #officeoftheday #yolo #worldtour

Looking forward to circularize 2016. Happy new year everyone ! #happynewyear #circulareconomy #yolo

Looking forward to circularize 2016. Happy new year everyone ! #happynewyear #circulareconomy #yolo

Man vs Fruits. #welovenature #becarefulofthecoconut

Man vs Fruits. #welovenature #becarefulofthecoconut

We wish you a Merry Circul'R Christmas ! #yolo #circulr #santaklauslikestheplanettoo #travel

We wish you a Merry Circul'R Christmas ! #yolo #circulr #santaklauslikestheplanettoo #travel

A huge MERCI to everyone for our #crowdfunding campaign !!! Thanks to you, we reached 132% of our initial target. Now let's "circularize" the world together !

#circulr #gocirculr #circulareconomy #kisskissbankbank #merci #weloveyou

A huge MERCI to everyone for our #crowdfunding campaign !!! Thanks to you, we reached 132% of our initial target. Now let's "circularize" the world together ! #circulr #gocirculr #circulareconomy #kisskissbankbank #merci #weloveyou

Monday beauty in the Philippines ... #haveagoodweek #travel #yolo #ricefield #beauty #banaue #philippines

Monday beauty in the Philippines ... #haveagoodweek #travel #yolo #ricefield #beauty #banaue #philippines

Rice field sunday in Banaue, Philippines. 
#travel #worldtour #humanwithnature #keepcalmandeatrice

Rice field sunday in Banaue, Philippines. #travel #worldtour #humanwithnature #keepcalmandeatrice

Goodbye Indonesia! So sorry we have to leave but Philippines is waiting for us... #indonesia #travel #onthemove #ontheroadagain #circulareconomy

Goodbye Indonesia! So sorry we have to leave but Philippines is waiting for us... #indonesia #travel #onthemove #ontheroadagain #circulareconomy

Le batik, c'est chic. #ticettac #localstyle #yogyakarta #tourismeisnotdead

Le batik, c'est chic. #ticettac #localstyle #yogyakarta #tourismeisnotdead

Nicolas Hulot supporting Circul'R live from Cop 21 in Paris. The "rendez-vous" is taken when we get back to France Nicolas !

Check the full video on our Facebook page @ Circul'R.

Nicolas is supporting Circul'R, so can you :) ! 4 days left to participate to our crowdfunding campaign on #kisskissbanbank ... Let's make it happen !

@fondationhulot
#gocirculr #tictac #cop21 #circulareconomy #economiecirculaire #environnement #nicolashulot #circulr

Nicolas Hulot supporting Circul'R live from Cop 21 in Paris. The "rendez-vous" is taken when we get back to France Nicolas ! Check the full video on our Facebook page @ Circul'R. Nicolas is supporting Circul'R, so can you :) ! 4 days left to participate to our crowdfunding campaign on #kisskissbanbank ... Let's make it happen ! @fondationhulot #gocirculr #tictac #cop21 #circulareconomy #economiecirculaire #environnement #nicolashulot #circulr

Early morning Buddha sunrise for Jules at Borobudur temple in Yogyarkata, Java. #travel #worldtour #yolo

Early morning Buddha sunrise for Jules at Borobudur temple in Yogyarkata, Java. #travel #worldtour #yolo

We just reached 100% of our crowdfunding campaign, thank you so much ! You are awesome and you made us jump to the sky !

New target: 7 days left to make it 150% !

http://www.kisskissbankbank.com/en/projects/circul-r

#gocirculr #worldtour #yolo #kisskissbanbank #crowdfunding #jumptothesky

We just reached 100% of our crowdfunding campaign, thank you so much ! You are awesome and you made us jump to the sky ! New target: 7 days left to make it 150% ! http://www.kisskissbankbank.com/en/projects/circul-r #gocirculr #worldtour #yolo #kisskissbanbank #crowdfunding #jumptothesky

CIRCUL'R PHOTO CONTEST : All at your camera ! Take a cool photo of you with the motto #gocirculr and win a 100% recyclable Mud Jeans !

In the frame of our crowdfunding campaign, we are launching a photo contest. The rules are simple: 
1) Take a photo of yourself with your brightest smile and with the motto #gocirculr visible somewhere in the photo (thanks Chloé, our french community developer, for giving us a perfect example on this photo)

2) Post it on Instagram or Facebook with the #gocirculr and a little word of support for our crowdfunding campaign
(dont forget to put the link of it in your post : http://www.kisskissbankbank.com/circul-r ;) )

3) ....You're done !

The contest ends December 12th and there will be 2 winners:
- The photo that will get the highest number of "Likes" - The photo selected by the jury as the coolest circul'r picture :) The two winners will receive a jeans and a jumper each from the sustainable brand @mudjeans and become the new promoters of circular fashion ! http://www.mudjeans.eu/

Let's make it real and send us some dream ! We are looking forward to seeing your photos !

With love,

The Circul'R Crew

#gocirculr #photocontest #mudjeans #kisskissbanbank #crowdfunding

CIRCUL'R PHOTO CONTEST : All at your camera ! Take a cool photo of you with the motto #gocirculr and win a 100% recyclable Mud Jeans ! In the frame of our crowdfunding campaign, we are launching a photo contest. The rules are simple: 1) Take a photo of yourself with your brightest smile and with the motto #gocirculr visible somewhere in the photo (thanks Chloé, our french community developer, for giving us a perfect example on this photo) 2) Post it on Instagram or Facebook with the #gocirculr and a little word of support for our crowdfunding campaign (dont forget to put the link of it in your post : http://www.kisskissbankbank.com/circul-r ;) ) 3) ....You're done ! The contest ends December 12th and there will be 2 winners: - The photo that will get the highest number of "Likes" - The photo selected by the jury as the coolest circul'r picture :) The two winners will receive a jeans and a jumper each from the sustainable brand @mudjeans and become the new promoters of circular fashion ! http://www.mudjeans.eu/ Let's make it real and send us some dream ! We are looking forward to seeing your photos ! With love, The Circul'R Crew #gocirculr #photocontest #mudjeans #kisskissbanbank #crowdfunding

We are on the front page of @kisskissbankbank this week !

We have already collected 65% of the funds we need to finish the project. We still have 13 days to reach 100% !

We need your help to finish this campaign. If everyone put 1€, the objective will be nearly reached today !

So if you can give us a little boost that will be awesome ;) Here is the link of our campaign:
www.kisskissbankbank.com/circul-r 
Don't hesitate to share it with your friends and family ;) #solidarity #gocirculr #impactinvesting #circulareconomy #boost

We are on the front page of @kisskissbankbank this week ! We have already collected 65% of the funds we need to finish the project. We still have 13 days to reach 100% ! We need your help to finish this campaign. If everyone put 1€, the objective will be nearly reached today ! So if you can give us a little boost that will be awesome ;) Here is the link of our campaign: www.kisskissbankbank.com/circul-r Don't hesitate to share it with your friends and family ;) #solidarity #gocirculr #impactinvesting #circulareconomy #boost

Jules enjoying another flight connection in Kuala Lumpur. #jetlag #travel #ontheroad #intheair #worldtour

Jules enjoying another flight connection in Kuala Lumpur. #jetlag #travel #ontheroad #intheair #worldtour

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