Circular Yokohama

Accelerating the Circular Economy in Yokohama

NEWS

New project added: Spent Coffee Ground Cellulose Nanofibers

  • Posted by Circular Yokohama Editorial Team
  • On 2020/8/19
We have added a new circular project “SCGs Cellulose Nanofibers” in our database. Izuru Kawamura and Noriko Kanai team (Kawamura laboratory), Yokohama National university, released in April, 2020 that cellulose nanofibers were successfully derived from spent coffee grounds(SCGs). This study shows that SCGs cellulose nanofibers can be used as alternative resources and will potentially contribute […]
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New project added: The Yokohama Reuse Bin Project

  • Posted by Circular Yokohama Editorial Team
  • On 2020/7/31
We have added a new circular project “The Yokohama Reuse Bin Project” in our database. This project is to produce the Yokohama-exclusive beverage and reusable glass bottles in Yokohama. It conceives the regional circle of the bottles and the local consumption of the juice and approaches environmental issues as well as supports the local communities. […]
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New project added: Eco Picture Diary

  • Posted by Circular Yokohama Editorial Team
  • On 2020/7/31
We have added a new circular project “Eco Picture Diary” in our database. Eco picture diary project encourages children to be aware of environmental issues and to consider its solutions through making a poster. The project is held every summer to help local companies create new circular businesses in Yokohama. For more information, check the […]
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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

Yokohama Wood Straw Project

SDGs Yokohama Kanazawa Living Lab

reBirth

YOKOHAMA CIRCULAR MAP

Where can you find the circular economy in Yokohama? Explore the map!