JUST2CE will directly contribute to a significant advance in the academic fields linked to circular economy. This includes sustainability studies, sociology of technology and labour, gender studies, STS studies, Supply Chain management and LCA as well as macroeconomic analysis. JUST2CE also aspire at creating an inter-disciplinary community of scholars coming from diverse background and focused on researching how a just and responsible transition to CE is achievable.


Case Studies




Researchers engaged


Publications prepared

Our Case Studies

1 | Agbogbloshie

Country: GhanaResponsible: Kumasi HivePartner: University of Cape Coast (UCC) and Impact Hub Accra

2 | PetrecoZim & ZimPhos

Country: ZimbabweResponsible: SIRDCPartner: PetrecoZim & ZimPhos

3 | E-waste management system in Campania

Country: ItalyResponsible: UNIPARTHPartner: Ecoem, Enea, Ri-Plastic, ReMade in Sanità

4 | AlgaEnergy

Country: SpainResponsible: UABPartner: Vigo University and CSIC

5 | Ex-Ilva Taranto

Country: ItalyResponsible: CESPartner: Liberi e Pensanti

6 | Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing District

Country: ItalyResponsible: UNIPARTHPartner: Ecoem, Enea, Ri-Plastic, ReMade in Sanità


Country: SpainResponsible: UVigoPartner: Jealsa

8 | Lowerland

Country: South AfricaResponsible: UCTPartner: Lowerland

9 | Case Study: Recycling Systems in Morocco (SERP Recyclage)

Country: MoroccoResponsible: MedWaves (former SCP/RAC) & University of VigoPartner: SERP Recyclage

10 | Minga Montermor Coop

Country: PortugalResponsible: CESPartner: Minga Montemor Coop

Interactive Map

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  • Case 1: Agbogbloshie eWaste collector (Ghana) – KUMASI HIVE
  • Case 2: PetrecoZim  & ZimPhos (Zimbabwe)- SIRDC
  • Case 3: Campania Region  e-waste management System (Italy)- UNIPARTH
  • Case 4: Mekelle Eco-Industrial clústers (Ethiopia) – EIT-M
  • Case 5: Ex-Ilva Taranto (Italy)- CES
  • Case 6:  Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Park (UK)- USFD
  • Case 7: Jealsa Rianxeira /Wesea (Spain)- UAB
  • Case 8: Lowerland (South Africa)- UCT
  • Case 9: Recycling Systems: SERP Recyclage (Morocco)- UAB
  • Case 10: Rede Cooperativa Integral Minga Montemor (Portugal)- CES