Sustainable returns

Improving the environmental and social impact of returns

What do we do?

Commerce

Cycleon enables green and responsible global Commerce through returns solutions.

Circular economy

We reduce the environmental impact of returns while enabling the circular economy.

Impact

Cycleon has 9 core focus areas to address and reduce the impact of returns with key results.

How do we do it?

Sustainability products

For us it is important to be as transparent as possible when it comes to sustainable operations within our network. To do so we report on number of metrics, as well as areas we can improve, or encourage partners to work on.

Return to ZERO

Cycleon goal is to become carbon neutral by 2025. To reach that goal we invest in the sustainability of our network, accelerating the positive impact of our services. For those emissions that we can not reduce (yet), we provide the service of carbon offsetting.

Collaborate for sustainability

We have launched a new approach towards sustainability. 

Join us in Goodprint!

Learn about Goodprint

Sustainability focus areas

Cycleon has 9 core focus areas to address and reduce the impact of returns with key results.

Within our Network

Reducing CO2e Emissions

We offer low-emission services through our suppliers. Our network continues to innovate to reduce carbon emissions.

Using Sustainable Materials

We strive to use recycled or recyclable materials in our network.  

Using Clean Energy

We're continuously embracing renewable energy sources within our network and services.

In Our Services

Promoting Eco-Friendly solutions

We promote our environmentally friendly services to ensure we increase the impact of our sustainable solutions.

Recovering Resources

Ensuring products are eligible to be resold, refurbished, re-used or recycled is our core business. ​

Smart Routing

We make sure that each product is routed optimally to reduce value depreciation and avoid waste.  

As a Company

Supporting local communities

We encourage and support initiatives that contribute to a positive social impact.  

Social Entrepreneurship

We are motivated to offering support outside initiatives that align with our vision on sustainability.

Ensuring Sustainability Awareness

Ensuring that sustainability is sewn into the fabric of our company culture.

United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

The Sustainable Development Goals from the United Nations provide direction as to which topics contribute to a sustainable world. We are fully aware that we are not greatly impacting all the goals. We decided to focus on a few to which we feel most relevant. One of these focus areas is the Partnerships for the Goals (17), for which we use this Goodprint channel. Do you know to which goals you are contributing with your activities?

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How do we contribute?

      • Promote carbon-free services in cities & reduce CO2e emissions in our network;
      • Increase the waste collection rates to ensure a responsible waste management ;

Target: 11.6

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How do we contribute?

      • Ensure a responsible usage of resources such as energy and water
      • Promote refurbishing, reuse and recycling to extend product life
      • Enable circular economy solutions worldwide

Targets: 12.2; 12.4; 12.5; 12.6;

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How do we contribute?

      • We strive for inclusive collaboration to reach a higher level of UN SDG results.

        Targets: 17.16; 17.17

And also...

Transparent Policies

Your Questions Answered

We’re committed to being the front-runner of reducing the environmental footprint of returns. As such, we’re ensuring an eco-friendly option for returns is available in every priority country in 2021.

We work with partners who share our commitment to promote sustainable practices through innovation and local solutions. We frequently measure our current suppliers on sustainability and are also adding new partners that share our vision to our network regularly.

We take a three-fold approach to sustainability at Cycleon. Ensuring that we implement sustainable practices within our network, in our services, and throughout our company culture.

We’re committed to working with suppliers who offer CO2e neutral services, and with transport providers who have low-emission and electric vehicles. We also embrace local solutions to avoid unnecessary transportation of returns.

We strive to offer sustainable returns

So, let's work together