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Circular Procurement for a Sustainable Future

Four approaches to circular public procurement. Source: Syke, 2019
Published Mar 29, 2021

City governments spend a substantial amount of their annual expenditure procuring goods and services. Making this process more sustainable could therefore have a significant impact, even beyond countries’ own borders. But while circular procurement is a powerful tool for reducing environmental impacts, implementing it at a city level presents a number of challenges.