Circular Economy

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Zenbird leads Kyoto Sustainable Tour, highlighting Edo Period circular economy practices

  • On 2024年6月7日
Zenbird hosted professors and students from Chiang Mai University on a tour of Kyoto to visit stores that are committed to sustainability. Zenbird, operated by Harch, is an English-language web magazine that shares sustainable ideas and initiatives from Japan. Learning about consumption, in particular circular consumption, helps us move the world in the better direction, […]
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Harch joins TOPPAN’s new PLAT UMEKITA co-creation platform in Osaka as partner

  • On 2024年5月22日
Harch will join “PLAT UMEKITA” as a co-creation partner. PLAT UMEKITA will be opened on September 6, 2024 by TOPPAN Inc., a group company of TOPPAN Holdings, as an “experience-type co-creation platform” to connect consumers and companies. This facility will be located in the information dissemination building of “Umekita Park,” an approximately 45,000 m2 urban […]
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Circular Economy Hub to hold event “Circular economy updates on children’s product market in apparel industry”

  • On 2024年3月23日
Since 2021, Circular Economy Hub has been holding its monthly Circular X Series, a study program in which participants can learn about the future image of the circular economy spreading in various industries and fields. The theme for March 2024 is “Circular economy updates on children’s product market in apparel industry.” While efforts have been […]
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Event report: Briefing session for “CIRCULAR STARTUP TOKYO,” a circular economy startup incubation program

  • On 2024年3月19日
On March 7, Harch, the operator of the Circular Economy media platform Circular Economy Hub, held a briefing session for prospective participants of “CIRCULAR STARTUP TOKYO,” a circular economy startup incubation program. The program is implemented in collaboration with the Tokyo Metropolitan Government. About 100 participants, both on-site and online, gathered at the event. In […]
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Launching “CIRCULAR STARTUP TOKYO,” a circular economy startup incubation program

  • On 2024年3月5日
As a partner of the Tokyo Metropolitan Government’s “TOKYO SUTEAM,” a startup support and development project by various entities, Harch will launch “CIRCULAR STARTUP TOKYO” in April 2024. This program specializes in supporting startups focused on the circular economy. What is CIRCULAR STARTUP TOKYO? CIRCULAR STARTUP TOKYO is a 5-month incubation program for those who […]
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Circular Yokohama lectured on vocational activities at Sasage Junior High School in Yokohama

  • On 2024年1月19日
On November 30, Muroi and Maruyama of Circular Yokohama, a Yokohama-based circular economy promotion platform operated by our company, gave a vocational lecture to first-year students at Sasage Junior High School in Yokohama City, Kanagawa Prefecture. This year, the school held a vocational lecture for first-year students as part of their career studies during their […]
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Circular Yokohama’s Hoshiten Circular Library collaborates with VALUE BOOKS, Inc.

  • On 2024年1月11日
The Hoshiten Circular Library initiated a collaboration with VALUE BOOKS, Inc., a company involved in the buying and selling of used books. The library is operated by Circular Yokohama, one of harch’s online platforms dedicated to advancing the circular economy in Yokohama. What is Hoshiten Circular Library? Hoshiten Circular Library is a circulating bookshelf where […]
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