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Tuesday, 25 April 2017 - 6:28pm
Joe Iles
Policymakers across the world have a vital role to play in the transition towards a plastics system that works. More than ever, there is global momentum for a fundamental shift in how we produce, use and reuse plastics. This material and its applications, like packaging, are an integral part of the... Read more
Tuesday, 25 April 2017 - 9:30am
Seb Egerton-Read
A national circular economy roadmap was published last year by parts of the Finnish government and Finnish Innovation Fund Sitra last year, showcasing a new direction for a country best known for surprisingly having one of the world’s leading education systems . According to Sitra estimates, the... Read more
Monday, 24 April 2017 - 5:47pm
Joss Bleriot
T he European Parliament has been vocal in the circular economy debate, and recently voted in favour of an increased recycling target as part of the Commission’s action plan. Former Minister of the Environment for Finland Sirpa Pietikäinen is one of the driving forces behind the circular agenda in... Read more
Friday, 21 April 2017 - 6:17pm
Joe Iles
Welcome to this week’s Circulate on Fridays, where we share four circular economy nuggets we’ve been enjoying this week – there’s something to watch, something to listen to, and a few bits to read for good measure. The excellent Freakonomics podcast has a new mini series out, called ‘Earth 2.0’... Read more
Friday, 21 April 2017 - 5:47pm
Seb Egerton-Read
Apple hopes that it’ll eventually be able to manufacture iPhones, iPads, Macbooks, and other products using exclusively recycled materials, rather than relying upon mining finite resources. Released as part of the company’s annual environmental report, the announcement has understandably garnered... Read more
Thursday, 20 April 2017 - 3:00pm
Staff Writer
The post Inside the strange, circular world of advanced materials appeared first on Circulate .Read more
Wednesday, 19 April 2017 - 6:30pm
Staff Writer
The post Synergy: The driver of integrated value in the new nexus economy appeared first on Circulate .Read more
Wednesday, 19 April 2017 - 4:27pm
Seb Egerton-Read
Freight Farms sell a solution where 40’ x 8’ x 9.5’ shipping containers are outfitted innovative tools and technologies to produce consistent, high-volume harvests of leafy greens, herbs and a number of other select crops 365 days per year. Based in South Boston, this highly innovative idea was... Read more
Wednesday, 19 April 2017 - 4:06pm
Ken Webster
I admit to having not really liked Kate Raworth’s doughnut image when I first saw it. After all, a doughnut is a deadly mix of white flour, sugar and fat. Then again, that’s sort of apt if you think of life in high income countries today: attractive but easy to overdo and in the end not that... Read more
Thursday, 13 April 2017 - 10:09am
Lou Waldegrave
The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) will be hosting the inaugural Circular Economy Symposium on 25 th – 26 th April 2017 in New Delhi. Bringing together experts and practitioners from industry, start-ups, government and academia, the event will showcase innovative... Read more

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