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Table 1 Comparison of different circularity indicators and their objectives based on the criteria elaborated by Elia et al. [10]

From: Measuring circularity: evaluation of the circularity of construction products using the ÖKOBAUDAT database

Approach Considered circularity objectives
Reducing input and use of natural resources Increasing share of renewable and recyclable resources Reducing emissions Reducing valuable material losses Increasing the products’ durability
Circular Economy Index [5]   X    
Circularity [27]   X    
Reuse potential indicator [30]   X    
Remanufacturing product profiles [17] X     
Material circularity indicator [12] X X   X X
Circularity indicator [28] X X   X X