Transitioning to Circular Economy. The case of the City of Copenhagen.

Studenteropgave: Kandidatspeciale og HD afgangsprojekt

  • Indra Petersone
Circular economy has received an increasing attention in both academia and in practices. There are more and more cities that are transition to become circular, however there are several policy and governance issues related to that. Cities are often struggling with setting strategic visions and establishing a proper system for measuring the progress of implementing circular economy.
This study looks into a concrete case – City of Copenhagen, Denmark – to evaluate their success within circular economy and to explore the possibility of strategic urban planning accelerating the transition towards becoming more circular.
In order to carry out this study, a research question is formulated:
How could Strategic Urban Planning on a city level accelerate a transition towards circular economy in the City of Copenhagen?
The main purpose of the study is to analyse the policy and governance perspective of circular economy within the City of Copenhagen, as well as apply strategic urban planning approach to their current efforts and give recommendations for a transition towards circular economy.
Udgivelsesdato18 jun. 2021
Antal sider60
ID: 415090184