Reading guide

The Circular Procurement Guide aims to support everyone involved in the procurement process in their efforts to apply circular principles. The main principles are described in this website and each topic is further explored in inspiring examples and background information.

Are you an executive? Start with identifying ambitions and policies and selecting a suitable product group.

Are you a purchasing officer? Concentrate on the procurement process or explore the opportunities for various product groups.

Are you a project manager? Start with the various product groups and make sure you involve your internal organisation.

Are you a sustainability coordinator? First define 'circular economy’, then explore the opportunities for various product groups and make sure you involve your internal organisation.