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Friday, 14 July 2017 - 6:21pm
Seb Egerton-Read
A skyscraper that could be a solution for our future food supply, how nature solves problems through computation, renewable energy continues to improve so much that even Donald Trump can’t stop it, and much more in a jam-packed Circulate on Fridays this week. Facebook is aiming to re-think... Read more
Monday, 10 July 2017 - 10:00am
Lou Waldegrave
Natural capital is the world’s stocks of natural assets including soil, air, water and all living things, which combine to create an ecosystem that makes life possible. Its most obvious benefits for humans are clean air, food, water, energy, shelter, sources of medicine, and many of the materials... Read more
Friday, 7 July 2017 - 1:27pm
Joe Iles
We’ve cast a wide net for this week’s Circulate on Fridays. In the catch: urban mobility systems, blockchain, history lessons from Chris Kutarna and Roman builders, and a few seashells, naturally. When we’re always on the look out for the latest technology that’s changing the world, it’s easy to... Read more
Friday, 7 July 2017 - 12:49pm
Janine Benyus
Biomimicry is learning from and then emulating natural forms, processes, and ecosystems to create more circular designs. The core idea is that nature has already solved many of the problems we are grappling with: energy, food production, climate control, benign chemistry, transportation,... Read more
Thursday, 6 July 2017 - 5:19pm
Rémy le Moigne
Each household in France owns an average of a hundred pieces of electrical and electronic equipment. And this number will keep growing with home assistants, wireless headphones, virtual reality headsets and smart watches. Unfortunately, the more equipment we own, the more we trash. Waste electrical... Read more
Monday, 3 July 2017 - 11:26am
Ken Webster
The idea of frugal anything is not a great attraction in a book title. The word doesn’t frame well outside of a Calvinistic or ascetic mindset. The idea of ‘de-growth’ pops up very early here as well, a word with even worse connotation. Linking frugal and de-growth concepts with business value... Read more
Friday, 30 June 2017 - 4:59pm
Seb Egerton-Read
This weekend’s roundup of circular economy related stories includes the “Netflix for fashion”, new biodegradable tyres and much more… A wheel with no air designed to last as long as the vehicle, a tread that can be “replenished” by a 3D printer with the same performance as a conventional thread,... Read more
Friday, 30 June 2017 - 1:50pm
Staff Writer
The post Printed solar cells thinner than your hair could power your phone appeared first on Circulate .Read more
Thursday, 29 June 2017 - 12:00pm
Seb Egerton-Read
The London Waste and Recycling Board (LWARB) has launched a route map to accelerate London’s transition to become a circular city. It reveals that, by 2036, the city could gain net benefits of at least £7bn every year by applying circular economy principles across a variety of sectors. The route... Read more
Thursday, 29 June 2017 - 12:00pm
Staff Writer
The post Add natural capital to accounts, says Baroness Parminter appeared first on Circulate .Read more

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