I was invited to the Circular Economy EU Stakeholder conference in Brussels on the 7th of March 2019 to give the closing speech.

Circularity is here to stay, over the past year I’ve seen more people and companies joining the transition. On the other hand the circularity gap has decreased from 9% to 8.6%. We need everybody on board.

So I feel one year later these 5 suggestions still have value. Read below or listen on YouTube.

1. Be Curious

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Photo by Kelly Sikkema on Unsplash

About 2,5 years ago I stepped into a class room to talk to 8–11 year-olds about the circular economy. Having no kids myself and no experience with the education system, this was completely out of my comfort zone. But when you are intent on pursuing an idea, finding out if it works, it is worth while to step outside of your bubble. …

On Monday I got the opportunity to speak at Pakhuis de Zwijger about how we at the Stars Are Circular foundation talk with kids about the behavior needed in a Circular City. I got 5 minutes. Here’s my story.

Decisions are made by people and what you think of your own abilities and where you set the boundaries of your responsibilities will always influence the decisions you make.

At Stars Are Circular our mission is to Empower Kids to Be Circular Stars. …


Rieta Aliredjo

Mandiri | DonnaUniversalis | @RinetiC | @OrganisatieKlus | @sCoolMakers | @StarsCircular | @BordjeGezond | @FruitFrequency | @Arthacarya |No Action No Anything

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