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The role of place in the development of a circular economy: a critical analysis of potential for social redistribution in Hull, UK (2024)
Journal Article
Deutz, P., Jonas, A., Newsholme, A., Pusz, M., Rogers, H., Affolderbach, J., …Ramos, T. (in press). The role of place in the development of a circular economy: a critical analysis of potential for social redistribution in Hull, UK. Cambridge journal of regions economy and society, Article rsae002. https://doi.org/10.1093/cjres/rsae002

This paper examines the role of place in the local development of a circular economy and the potential for consequent social redistribution. Based on a case study of public, private and third sector approaches to a circular economy in Hull, an indust... Read More about The role of place in the development of a circular economy: a critical analysis of potential for social redistribution in Hull, UK.

A LDA-Based Social Media Data Mining Framework for Plastic Circular Economy (2024)
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Xue, Y., Kambhampati, C., Cheng, Y., Mishra, N., Wulandhari, N., & Deutz, P. (2024). A LDA-Based Social Media Data Mining Framework for Plastic Circular Economy. International Journal of Computational Intelligence Systems, 17, Article 8. https://doi.org/10.1007/s44196-023-00375-7

The mass production of plastic waste has caused an urgent worldwide public health crisis. Although government policies and industrial innovation are the driving forces to meet this challenge, trying to understand public attitudes may improve the effi... Read More about A LDA-Based Social Media Data Mining Framework for Plastic Circular Economy.

Towards a Just Circular Economy Transition: the Case of European Plastic Waste Trade to Vietnam for Recycling (2024)
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Thapa, K., Vermeulen, W. J., De Waal, M. M., Deutz, P., & Nguyễn, H. Q. (2024). Towards a Just Circular Economy Transition: the Case of European Plastic Waste Trade to Vietnam for Recycling. Circular Economy and Sustainability, https://doi.org/10.1007/s43615-023-00330-w

Exporting waste for recycling to destinations without sound recycling capacity raises questions of fairness and sustainability. Due to insufficient recycling infrastructure in Europe to manage the growing generation of plastic waste, there has been a... Read More about Towards a Just Circular Economy Transition: the Case of European Plastic Waste Trade to Vietnam for Recycling.

Quality of Working Life in the Circular Economy: the Case of Self-employment in the Repair Sector (2024)
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Rogers, H. A., Deutz, P., Ramos, T. B., & Jonas, A. E. (2024). Quality of Working Life in the Circular Economy: the Case of Self-employment in the Repair Sector. Circular Economy and Sustainability, https://doi.org/10.1007/s43615-023-00343-5

Establishing a circular economy is assumed by some definitions to include social benefits such as employment opportunities; however, research beyond quantitative job creation projections is only recently emerging. While the repair sector is well-esta... Read More about Quality of Working Life in the Circular Economy: the Case of Self-employment in the Repair Sector.

Exploring the Limitations of a Circular Economy Under Capitalism and Raising Expectations for a Sustainable Future (2023)
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Deutz, P. (2023). Exploring the Limitations of a Circular Economy Under Capitalism and Raising Expectations for a Sustainable Future. Journal of circular economy, 1(3), https://doi.org/10.55845/heml8087

The concept of a circular economy has gained remarkable policy and academic traction. Associated expectations of social benefits are underexamined. Driven by the current perilous state of the environment and society, this article pulls aside the c... Read More about Exploring the Limitations of a Circular Economy Under Capitalism and Raising Expectations for a Sustainable Future.

Knitting Circular Ties: Empowering Networks for the Social Enterprise-led Local Development of an Integrative Circular Economy (2023)
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Pusz, M., Jonas, A. E., & Deutz, P. (in press). Knitting Circular Ties: Empowering Networks for the Social Enterprise-led Local Development of an Integrative Circular Economy. Circular Economy and Sustainability, https://doi.org/10.1007/s43615-023-00271-4

Circular economy (CE) discourse primarily focuses on business-as-usual and resource-related economic processes whilst overlooking relational-spatial aspects, especially networking for local development. There are, however, many mission-driven social... Read More about Knitting Circular Ties: Empowering Networks for the Social Enterprise-led Local Development of an Integrative Circular Economy.

Developing a circular economy at the regional scale: a case study of stakeholders in North Humberside, England and Styria, Austria (2023)
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Newsholme, A. (2023). Developing a circular economy at the regional scale: a case study of stakeholders in North Humberside, England and Styria, Austria. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4287071

Resource security, environmental and other economic benefits which may stem from a circular economy are attracting significant interest from policymakers and other stakeholders at the regional scale. Previous research in the related area of industria... Read More about Developing a circular economy at the regional scale: a case study of stakeholders in North Humberside, England and Styria, Austria.

Social enterprise-led local development of the circular economy : socio-spatial networks and value-impact scaling pathways (2023)
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Pusz, M. (2023). Social enterprise-led local development of the circular economy : socio-spatial networks and value-impact scaling pathways. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4224743

The circular economy (CE) paradigm has emerged to challenge a predominantly linear economic development model by extracting and retaining the highest possible value from existing resources through their recirculati... Read More about Social enterprise-led local development of the circular economy : socio-spatial networks and value-impact scaling pathways.

Lessons, narratives, and research directions for a sustainable circular economy (2022)
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Leipold, S., Petit-Boix, A., Luo, A., Helander, H., Simoens, M., Ashton, W. S., …Xue, B. (2022). Lessons, narratives, and research directions for a sustainable circular economy. Journal of Industrial Ecology, https://doi.org/10.1111/jiec.13346

The current enthusiasm for the circular economy (CE) offers a unique opportunity to advance the impact of research on sustainability transitions. Diverse interpretations of CE by scholars, however, produce partly opposing assessments of its potential... Read More about Lessons, narratives, and research directions for a sustainable circular economy.

Ultimate producer responsibility for e-waste management–A proposal for just transition in the circular economy based on the case of used European electronic equipment exported to Nigeria (2022)
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Thapa, K., Vermeulen, W. J. V., Deutz, P., & Olayide, O. (2022). Ultimate producer responsibility for e-waste management–A proposal for just transition in the circular economy based on the case of used European electronic equipment exported to Nigeria. Business Strategy and Development, https://doi.org/10.1002/bsd2.222

Used European electric and electronic equipment (UEEE) has multiple use cycles in various countries, including Nigeria. Although the EU-Nigeria e-waste trade is illegal under EU and Nigerian law, previous research shows that some imported equipment i... Read More about Ultimate producer responsibility for e-waste management–A proposal for just transition in the circular economy based on the case of used European electronic equipment exported to Nigeria.

Transboundary movement of waste review: From binary towards a contextual framing (2022)
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Thapa, K., Vermeulen, W., Deutz, P., & Olayide, O. (2022). Transboundary movement of waste review: From binary towards a contextual framing. Waste management & research : The Journal for a Sustainable Circular Economy, https://doi.org/10.1177/0734242X221105424

Multiple cases of toxic waste dumping from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) countries to non-OECD countries in the 1980s led to scholarly attention to transboundary waste movements. The Basel Convention was establishe... Read More about Transboundary movement of waste review: From binary towards a contextual framing.

Science with society: Challenges of early-stage researchers engaging with transdisciplinary research in sustainability science (2022)
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Thapa, K., Vermeulen, W. J., & Deutz, P. (2022). Science with society: Challenges of early-stage researchers engaging with transdisciplinary research in sustainability science. Sustainable Development, https://doi.org/10.1002/sd.2328

The ongoing social and ecological crises create urgency in academia and elsewhere to devise actionable problem-solving knowledge to tackle sustainability challenges. Transdisciplinary research (TDR) represents a problem-solving methodology for sustai... Read More about Science with society: Challenges of early-stage researchers engaging with transdisciplinary research in sustainability science.

A survey of Circular Economy initiatives in Portuguese central public sector organisations: National outlook for implementation (2022)
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Klein, N., Deutz, P., & Ramos, T. B. (2022). A survey of Circular Economy initiatives in Portuguese central public sector organisations: National outlook for implementation. Journal of environmental management, 314, Article 114982. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2022.114982

The Circular Economy (CE) is generally understood as an opportunity to transform the current unsustainable linear economic system by redesigning the way organisations provide goods and services rethinking how society consumes and uses those resources... Read More about A survey of Circular Economy initiatives in Portuguese central public sector organisations: National outlook for implementation.

Stakeholder perspectives of the Social Licence to Operate: exploring the governance of shale gas development in England (2022)
Thesis
Mummery, C. E. (2022). Stakeholder perspectives of the Social Licence to Operate: exploring the governance of shale gas development in England. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4224406

The aim of this research is to investigate the governance of Shale Gas Development (SDG) in England to determine how stakeholders perceive the regulatory regime, regulators and how they understand the associated risks and benefits. The three key rese... Read More about Stakeholder perspectives of the Social Licence to Operate: exploring the governance of shale gas development in England.

Understanding the bioeconomy: a new sustainability economy in British and European public discourse (2022)
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Sotiropoulou, I., & Deutz, P. (2022). Understanding the bioeconomy: a new sustainability economy in British and European public discourse. Bio-based and Applied Economics, 10(4), 283-304. https://doi.org/10.36253/bae-9534

Over the past decade, the term bioeconomy has emerged in both policy and academic discourse. Implying a technology-driven approach to wealth generation from organic materials, the term has taken hold with so far limited critical engagement. It is a c... Read More about Understanding the bioeconomy: a new sustainability economy in British and European public discourse.

Negotiating Stakeholder Relationships in a Regional Circular Economy: Discourse Analysis of Multi-scalar Policies and Company Statements from the North of England (2022)
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Newsholme, A., Deutz, P., Affolderbach, J., & Baumgartner, R. J. (2022). Negotiating Stakeholder Relationships in a Regional Circular Economy: Discourse Analysis of Multi-scalar Policies and Company Statements from the North of England. Circular Economy and Sustainability, 2(2), 783-809. https://doi.org/10.1007/s43615-021-00143-9

Circular economy (CE) literature discusses the need for cooperation between different stakeholders to promote a CE; there is also an assumption regarding the benefits of loop closing on a local or regional scale. However, the potentially conflicting... Read More about Negotiating Stakeholder Relationships in a Regional Circular Economy: Discourse Analysis of Multi-scalar Policies and Company Statements from the North of England.

Factors and strategies for circularity implementation in the public sector: An organisational change management approach for sustainability (2021)
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Klein, N., Ramos, T. B., & Deutz, P. (2021). Factors and strategies for circularity implementation in the public sector: An organisational change management approach for sustainability. Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management, https://doi.org/10.1002/csr.2215

The circular economy (CE) is seen as a model of production and consumption where resource use is reduced and extended in closed-loop life cycles. Organisations have been fundamental in contributing towards CE for which limited outcomes are known from... Read More about Factors and strategies for circularity implementation in the public sector: An organisational change management approach for sustainability.

Brownfield sites promote biodiversity at a landscape scale (2021)
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Macgregor, C. J., Bunting, M. J., Deutz, P., Bourn, N. A., Roy, D. B., & Mayes, W. M. (2022). Brownfield sites promote biodiversity at a landscape scale. The Science of the total environment, 804, Article 150162. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.150162

Repurposing of brownfield sites is often promoted, because it is perceived that protecting the “green belt” limits damage to biodiversity; yet brownfield sites provide scarce habitats with limited disturbance, so conversely are also perceived to be e... Read More about Brownfield sites promote biodiversity at a landscape scale.

Circularity as Alterity? Untangling Circuits of Value in the Social Enterprise–Led Local Development of the Circular Economy (2021)
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Lekan, M., Jonas, A. E., & Deutz, P. (2021). Circularity as Alterity? Untangling Circuits of Value in the Social Enterprise–Led Local Development of the Circular Economy. Economic geography, 97(3), 257-283. https://doi.org/10.1080/00130095.2021.1931109

In recent years, the circular economy (CE) paradigm has emerged as a mainstream policy discourse having the potential to disrupt linear economic development pathways by extracting and retaining the maximum value from existing resources through their... Read More about Circularity as Alterity? Untangling Circuits of Value in the Social Enterprise–Led Local Development of the Circular Economy.

Advancing the Circular Economy in Public Sector Organisations: Employees’ Perspectives on Practices (2021)
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Klein, N., Ramos, T. B., & Deutz, P. (2022). Advancing the Circular Economy in Public Sector Organisations: Employees’ Perspectives on Practices. Circular Economy and Sustainability, 2(2), 759-781. https://doi.org/10.1007/s43615-021-00044-x

Circular economy (CE) is a concept that is gaining attention as an approach to help accelerate the transition towards sustainability. Research has focused on the adoption of CE practices in the business sector while the adoption within public sector... Read More about Advancing the Circular Economy in Public Sector Organisations: Employees’ Perspectives on Practices.