The Circulab Toolbox

Access design tools to accelerate the circular economy

Available in 7 different languages, since 2014 the Circulab tools have been tested and approved by many customers all around the world. With the free tools that you can access below learn to explore a context, map a business model including all impacts, identify key stakeholders, and start generating circular and regenerative ideas with systems thinking.

  • Rethink your business model or projects

  • Redesign your products or services

  • Identify and involve all stakeholders

  • Measure and improve impacts

Free circular economy tools

Apply Circular Economy principles - step-by-step

Speed up your circular journey by using the Circulab tools. They will help you see the bigger picture around your organization: the system. These easy to use, intuitive and collaborative tools will increase your awareness, broaden your mind and lead the way to creating the products, services and experiences of a more sustainable future. Explore the tools below!

The Circular Canvas

With the Circular Canvas, map your projects or your business models and their impacts, share information with stakeholders and create great circular products or services.

The Partner Map

The Partner Map helps you identify all the stakeholders of an ecosystem regarding a specific challenge. This allows you to anticipate interactions and encourage shared value creation.

The Value Chain Canvas

By considering the entire value chain of your business, investigate all the major parameters of your system to identify the most relevant issues from an economic and environmental point of view.

The Biomimicards

Be inspired by the superpowers of living ecosystems. Design with the Biomimicards to learn more about Biomimicry and create more efficient products and services.


For the past decade, we have been regularly publishing thematic presentations to help people who wish to change understand circular economy and many related themes (purpose, design...)

The Circular design toolkit

Learn about the connections between design and the regeneration of ecosystems to include Circular Economy principles into your projects and transform the way you do business.

More Resources

At Circulab, we seek to inform and share good news and practices about the transition to a truly circular economy. With our blog and podcast, read and listen to experts on circular economy and related subjects. 

master the tools with our online courses

Grasp the full potential of the tools

With the smart online courses created by the circular experts of the academy, fully understand how to use the tools at their most, build up your knowledge and skills to really initiate change.

Design Circular Business Models

Our latest short course to learn how to design sustainable business models with the Circular Canvas.

Master Circular Design

Start your circular journey with our complete course to create change and learn how to make positive impact with the Circulab toolbox and knowledge.

Design with Biomimicry

Build up your superpowers with our Biomimicry course. Find inspiration in nature to innovate for sustainability.

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