Implementing ecodesign

Integrate sustainability aspects into your business strategy and product development processes.
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Circular economy

Circular economy is a novel economic model and approach, where economic growth is separated from excessive use of natural resources and related negative environmental impact.


Design for preserving resources

Design for recycling of waste


Design for efficient production

Maximizing product life


Cloudneo – the shoe you’ll never own

In nature, all things come to an end. But nothing goes to waste. That’s why the sustainable shoe company On…

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A pack with very low impact

Low imPACK is unique package made of recycled textile waste for e-commerce clothing brands. The company’s goal is to make the…

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UPMADE® software turns excess materials into garments

UPMADE Software gives brands and manufacturers a wholistic and transparent view of their material flow so they can make the…

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Timberland wants your boots back

With the the launch of its product take-back program called Timberloop, the American manufacturer and retailer of outdoors wear is encouraging…

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Levi’s 501s are now made from liquified fibers of old jeans

“There’s no hiding it: The apparel industry has a tremendous impact on the environment. As a brand that plays a…

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Accelerate Estonia: green transition through public-private partnership

Accelerate Estonia (aE!), a program initiated by the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications and Science Park Tehnopol, is a testbed…

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Fairown is leading a subscription-based path for physical goods

Founded in 2018 by Hendrik Roosna and Taivo Türnpu, Fairown is an Estonian fintech startup aiming to allow companies’ swift…

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Comodule is empowering micromobility

Awarded as the Environment-Friendly Company of the Year by the Estonian Ministry of the Environment, Comodule connects bicycles & scooters…

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Conic: entirely wood-based packaging in cosmetics

The prototype Conic is a new solution that will enable brands to reach their sustainability targets while maintaining their premium…

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KIRA gives new life to leftovers

KIRA shoes offer an alternative to fast fashion. Both ethical and comfortable, they are pioneers of sustainable footwear that works…

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Stella Soomlais’ conscious and sustainable use of materials

Estonian leather designer Stella Soomlais’ bags are crafted to maximise the use of materials. The larger cutting leftovers are used…

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Reverse Resources is redefining textile waste

An Estonian founded company operating in Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, and China, estimates that up to 47% of all fabric and…

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Karma – Fight food waste by simply eating

Karma is dedicated to battling one of the world’s largest climate issues: food waste. Founded by four Swedish entrepreneurs in…

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BalticSeaBlue upcycled collection by Xenia Joost

BalticSeaBlue by Xenia Joost was created by upcycling post-consumer textile waste. After collecting unneeded textiles from the hospitality sector, each…

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Circular product design agency UNKNOT

UNKNOT agency offers project-based service in circular product design, marketing, and sales. Their mission is to help garment factories reinvent…

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Circular Design Audit at Framm

The company Framm manufacturing concrete and precast concrete products stands out with their vision of creating environmentally aware and sustainable…

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Ecodesign implementation services


Methodology enabling to assess capability of organizations to implement design when implementing the principles of circular economy, and potential suitable design approaches.

Preparatory activities
Assessment of design capability of the organization
Assessment of ecodesign strategies


New circular transition toolkit by Danish Design Center


The transition into a sustainable circular economy is no easy…

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EcoDesign Circle project wrap-up


A shift towards more sustainable production and consumption patterns is…

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Fashion for Change Virtual Knowledge Hub launched


Who is who in sustainable fashion? How to find a…

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SPACE10: Regenerative by Design


In conversation with Standard Deviation, the Danish Research and Design Lab…

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A circular economy glossary by Ellen MacArthur Foundation


The Ellen MacArthur Foundation, in co-operation with IKEA, has published…

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Designing our circular future: A joint white paper from Denmark


What if waste was never created in the first place?…

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New ecodesign toolkit for designers


Learn about a radical, restorative & regenerative approach to business…

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Test your readiness

  1. Does your company have the capability to develop sustainable products or services through design?
  2. Would your company benefit from ecodesign audit and participation in ecodesign sprint?
  3. Does your company need an introductory training in circular economy and implementation possibilities of ecodesign?