Tools, guidelines, and services to facilitate the  transformation to a Circular Economy for lighting.

BS8887 – The process of remanufacture
Lighting specific edition is under review with a team from across the lighting industry.

TM66: The CIBSE and SLL Technical Memorandum: Creating a Circular Economy in the Lighting Industry.
TM 66 is an algorithm which quantifies how circular a lighting product actually is. It’s clearly key to empowering specifiers to make informed choices and choose fittings that have robust circularity credentials.

The LIA Technical Statements LIA TS41
The Circular Economy: an interim guide

The Green Light Alliance
An alliance of suppliers, specifiers, and educators with an objective to help everyone in the lighting sector understand their role in adopting and promoting the Circular Economy.

LightingEurope guidelines
Ecodesign and energy labelling

The Regen Initiative
Reusing, re-engineering and re-manufacturing from a localised supply chain, in line with Circular Economy principles.

The Recolight commitment to the Circular Economy & sustainability

Recolight’s Reuse Hub
Helping to avoid unnecessary recycling in the lighting industry.

UK Green Building Council 
Circular Economy resources: Lighting as a service, and more.

Zhaga White Paper
How Zhaga Addresses Sustainability & the Circular Economy

European Commission – Circular Economy Action Plan (CEAP)

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The Green Light Alliance  is an alliance of suppliers, specifiers, and educators with an objective to help everyone in the lighting sector understand their role in adopting and promoting the Circular Economy. They  work towards industry standards that are universally recognised, trusted and sought-after.

They  invite you to join an alliance of suppliers, specifiers, and educators to shape the debate and make the difference.

LightingEurope:  The industry association representing leading European lighting manufacturers and national lighting associations. They are committed to innovation, sustainability, quality and leadership. They contribute to shape policy, establish industry standards & guidelines and are dedicated to promoting efficient lighting practices for the benefit of the global environment, human comfort, and the health and safety of consumers.

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The Lighting Industry Association‘s mission is to strengthen the industry and promote the benefits of good quality lighting by representing all aspects of UK, EU and international legislation and standards at the highest level whilst protecting the interests of both the public and members. The LIA is the largest trade association in Europe dedicated to serving the UK Lighting Industry and its supply chain.

Institute of Lighting Professionals

The Institution of Lighting Professionals unites the skills of engineering, design and technology in order to deliver quality lighting for the built environment and achieve public benefit.

In setting and establishing standards for good practice, the Institution seeks to ensure that its members attain and develop the professional knowledge, education and skills to meet necessary competencies, and to enhance their careers.

SOCIETY OF LIGHT AND LIGHTING – SLL recognises the expertise of the lighting community in tackling the challenges which face us all, considering the climate emergency, global political uncertainty, rapid technological change, significant societal shifts, and skills shortages.

LUX-TSI is a European independent testing, certification and consultancy services company focusing on LEDs and optical equipment in the lighting, medical and consumer electronic products industries. The testing laboratories are accredited with UKAS (ILAC), UL and BSI as well as operate quality management systems conforming to ISO/IEC 17025.


540 WORLD aims to create a circular world of good. They provide gold standard, planet-positive solutions for businesses and material innovators looking to future-proof their material, product, project, eco-brand, business, infrastructure, government or sustainable educational institute.

Knowledge-sharing practical pathways, the ‘how’ to transform from linear economy design to regenerative, Cradle to Cradle® circular design. Mostly working in the built environment with a global network of specialists from scientists to chemists and biologists to innovate any product, or supply chain, towards a genuine, independently audited, verified safe, circular product, from textiles to beauty products, board to plastics, infrastructure to interior design.


EcoVadis is an assessment process which evaluates the sustainability of a business and its supply chain

EcoVadis is helping over 90,000+ companies of all sizes and industries to forge opportunities from sustainability challenges