Friday, 15 September 2017 - 6:58pm
Joe Iles
Gadgets and gizmos might have dominated the news cycle this week, but if you reaaaally want to know where technology and design might be heading in the future, read on with this week’s Circulate on Fridays… Our favourite piece this week came courtesy of Jason Hickel and Martin Kirk on Fast Company... Read more
Monday, 11 September 2017 - 1:17pm
Nick Jeffries
Welcome to the first in a series of articles accompanying the publication of thematic groups of new case studies collected from a particular region or sector. This first cluster of cases demonstrates how the circular economy concept is being applied in the US. The circular economy is a new economic... Read more
Monday, 4 September 2017 - 2:43pm
Joe Iles
Julia Vol, Portfolio Manager, Ellen MacArthur Foundation Little doubt remains regarding the significance of cities in influencing economic, social and environmental change. It is therefore pertinent to ask how a circular economy could unfold in an urban context, and how this framework could steer... Read more
Friday, 25 August 2017 - 3:48pm
Joe Iles
A varied Circulate on Fridays menu today! We’re talking automotive innovation, 3D printed toys and home made batteries, and save room for a great story of the regenerative power of orange peel. Bon appétit! It’s hard not to smile at first sight of Royal Mail’s new electric delivery van s ,... Read more
Friday, 18 August 2017 - 1:19pm
Seb Egerton-Read
In this weekend’s Circulate on Fridays, we ask whether ownership will survive free delivery, how parked electric cars are earning money and balancing the grid in Denmark, and much more! While the application of the circular economy to finite material and energy flows has been thoroughly researched... Read more
Friday, 11 August 2017 - 2:08pm
Seb Egerton-Read
In a recent blog post , ING Group observe that, “increasingly, businesses are offering products through a subscription or leasing arrangement, but it’s still early days in getting to grips with how to finance this.” While the circular economy continues to gain traction with the world’s leading... Read more
Friday, 11 August 2017 - 1:19pm
Joe Iles
It’s Friday, which means that we have a selection of circular economy content recommendations to be enjoyed at your leisure this weekend. Cream of the crop this week is the latest episode from the excellent How I Built This podcast on NPR. The company under the spotlight this week is Rent the... Read more
Monday, 7 August 2017 - 1:02pm
Seb Egerton-Read
A new announcement on the availability of batteries by Ikea could make solar electricity more attractive to potential customers, potentially reducing electricity bills by hundreds of pounds. Ikea, in partnership with UK panel provider Solar Century, has said that it will start selling batteries for... Read more
Friday, 4 August 2017 - 7:31pm
Seb Egerton-Read
It’s Friday, which means it’s time for your weekly dose of circular economy reading, viewing and listening! We’ve pulled together five pieces this week exploring mobile money in Africa, scientific thinking on the future of cities, investment in vertical farming and much more. Could the growth of... Read more
Monday, 31 July 2017 - 12:48pm
Ankita Bhattacharjee
I am one of the millions of students around the world who are on the brink of making some of the seemingly biggest choices of their lives. As a high school senior, I’m expected by convention to figure out what I want to do with my life: where I want to go to university, what I want to study, my... Read more


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