Call it a hype if you will, but the circular economy is here to stay: it is gaining traction around the world, and the strategies it provides can solve our current dependence on finite resources. By making effective use of the resources we already have, the circular economy moves away from linear practises towards a system in which we do not have to compromise between economic, social, or environmental prosperity. Because of its systemic nature, the circular economy requires a multi-stakeholder, implementation approach, and cities and businesses in particular hold the key to accelerating the transition. Current economic and business models assume a never-ending supply of natural resources for us to draw from in order to meet societal needs. This assumption, however wron...