Circular Yokohama

Accelerating the Circular Economy in Yokohama

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New Project Added: Shonan Eco Project

  • Posted by Circular Yokohama Editorial Team
  • On 2022/9/21
We have added a new circular project “Shonan Eco Project” in our database. Shonan Trading offers a physical experience of plastic recycling. It helps widen environmental awareness by pedaling, melting, and creating up-cycled products with your own hands. For more information, check the project page with the link down below.
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“Circular Economy in Europe: Policy and Case Study Report 2022” now on sale

  • Posted by Circular Yokohama Editorial Team
  • On 2022/9/16
Harch Europe has begun selling its “Circular Economy in Europe: Policy and Case Study Report 2022” from August 17th, 2022. Report background and objectives The world has seen many incidents in the past few years, from the Novel Covid-19 that spreads through the world in the blink of an eye from December 2019, to the […]
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[Monthly Update: August, 2022] We Not Only Care about the Local Economy But Also about the Global Economy

  • Posted by 室井梨那(Rina Muroi)
  • On 2022/9/6
Hello, Autumn! We have four months left in 2022. How fast time flies. Here are the new collaborations we entered in August! The latest episode of Zen Waves × Circular Yokohama collaboration Zenbird, an online magazine with a unique editorial focus on sustainable innovation and ethical lifestyle, has the podcast channel “Zen Waves, Good Vibrations […]
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[Monthly Update: July, 2022] Local Circular Market Has Opened in Yokohama

  • Posted by 室井梨那(Rina Muroi)
  • On 2022/8/10
Circular Yokohama is an online platform to accelerate the circular economy in Yokohama. We started our business in 2019 and have met many people working towards the same goal in the same region. To realize a circular economy in the city, however, the key is to create good connections among the local area and work […]
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Circular Yokohama starts 6-part “Circular Designer Training Course” with Kanagawa University

  • Posted by Circular Yokohama Editorial Team
  • On 2022/8/4
Circular Yokohama is a platform for accelerating the circular economy in Yokohama City in Japan. With the cooperation of Kanagawa University, we are starting a “Circular Designer Training Course” consisting of 6 sessions. The Circular Designer Training Course is a workshop for learning circular economy thought, so that participants can actually apply circular economy concepts […]
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Circular Yokohama contributes to local circular market “Yokohama Sunset Marché”

  • Posted by Circular Yokohama Editorial Team
  • On 2022/7/6
Circular Yokohama is a platform run by Harch, for accelerating the circular economy in Yokohama City. It is participating in Yokohama Sunset Marché (Yokohama Yugata Marché,) which is a local circular market. Sunset Marché combines the Japanese word for “evening” and the French word for “market.” Yokohama Sunset Marché is the opening market for the […]
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Circular Yokohama has contributed an article to the e-Book “INTERSECTING Vol. 8”

  • Posted by Circular Yokohama Editorial Team
  • On 2022/6/17
Circular Yokohama has contributed an article to the e-Book INTERSECTING Vol. 8, released in May 2022. INTERSECTING was launched by the German International Cooperation Agency (GIZ) and the Global Solutions Initiative as a medium to bring together and disseminate initiatives that approach cross-sectoral and strategic solutions to complex social issues facing the world. GIZ is […]
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【Monthly Update: May, 2022】How We Learn the Circular Economy in a Fun Way

  • Posted by Circular Yokohama Editorial Team
  • On 2022/6/16
The past month was full of opportunities to meet new people! We visited various people and places to widen our circular economy knowledge. What did we find out? Take a look! Could Glass be Reformed into the Sand? It is 2022. Happy UN International Year of Glass! The UN General Council approved 2022 as a […]
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What is Circular Yokohama?

Circular Yokohama is an online platform to accelerate the circular economy in Yokohama city. We aim to solve various local issues, create new job opportunities and achieve a thriving community by shedding light on goods, services and personal skills that have been overlooked in a conventional linear economy and making a transition towards circular economy.

PROJECTS

AppliQué

AppliQué is an apparel brand that collects cloth pieces and upcycles them into bags and other things by their hands and sells them online. “Meguru Nuno Ichi” is their new project started in June 2020.

Ikasa

Ikasa is an umbrella sharing service that allows users to borrow and return umbrellas at the umbrella spots quickly. Ikasa’s umbrellas are durable and repairable, which helps to reduce the number of disposable umbrellas.

TENTO

The shared office built with thinned wood Yamakita machi in Kanagawa Prefecture. The office is based in the co-working space “mass x mass” in Naka-Ku, Yokohama, and is expanding to other areas.

Coco&K.

Coco&K. imports lovely, eco-minded, fairtrade bags from the Philippines. The products are up-cycled from discarded aluminum juice packages. It helps the locals live independently and keeps the environment clean.

Aquaponics

Aquaponics is a system of “circular organic agriculture” that crosses hydroponics and aquaculture. It minimizes resource circulation and promotes local consumption to rvitalize local communities.

Zero Ring

“Zero Ring” is a project to circulate takeout bento boxes in the Minato Mirai area. The project aims to solve the problem of disposable containers waste by reusing takeout containers and make mealtime fancy and enjoyable.

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