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Wednesday, 28 June 2017 - 11:14am
Seb Egerton-Read
£1 million of funding is currently available from Zero Waste Scotland for manufacturing businesses aiming to harness and innovate towards realising the significant economic and environmental benefits associated with a circular economy. Manufacturing is a key target sector for Zero Waste Scotland’s... Read more
Friday, 23 June 2017 - 2:29pm
Joe Iles
Welcome to Circulate on Fridays, your weekly dose of circular economy news. No more FOMO – read on to catch up… This week’s must-read piece comes courtesy of Roland Clift of the University of Surrey. Clift argues that ‘chemists — not just economists — are key to a circular future’ , and addresses... Read more
Monday, 12 June 2017 - 5:27pm
Miranda Schnitger
A group of leading organisations including Dell, Renault, Arup, Royal BAM, eBay, HP and more have shared their collaborative research in support of the wider circular economy transition. Focus areas so far have ranged from the role of finance in the transition, to a study of reverse logistics needs... Read more
Monday, 12 June 2017 - 2:48pm
Xavier Coadic
Il n’y a pas assez de 5 années de travail, de collaboration, d’exploration pour bien maîtriser un sujet aussi important que celui de l’économie circulaire, et des enjeux de l’open source dans les changements de paradigmes sociétaux. Cependant, je vais essayer rendre compte d’initiatives... Read more
Friday, 9 June 2017 - 7:56pm
Seb Egerton-Read
Every week, our staff pick out of a selection of their favourite circular economy related content and package it together in our Circulate on Fridays piece. Architect Norman Foster, who spent the past eight years working with Apple to construct their impressive headquarters in Cupertino, California... Read more
Tuesday, 6 June 2017 - 1:12pm
Rory Lemmon
Demand for vehicles has risen dramatically in India, as a growing middle class becomes increasingly able to purchase and own personal cars. Perceived by some as a challenge, the Indian government is aiming to convert it into an opportunity revealing plans to base the nation’s future transport... Read more
Tuesday, 6 June 2017 - 12:42pm
Rory Lemmon
INTESA Sanpaolo hosted their 101st Start Up Initiative last week, and chose the circular economy to mark the occasion. With the help of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, the Italian banking group ran the event at their London hub. Budding businesses were given a chance to pitch their ideas to an... Read more
Friday, 2 June 2017 - 1:55pm
Rory Lemmon
Your weekly blast of circular economy news is here! This week we take a look at the Waze car-share scheme in LA as well as a big launch from the British Standards Institute and more! The British Standards Institute (BSI) has announced its long-awaited standard BS8001, focused on implementing the... Read more
Friday, 2 June 2017 - 11:38am
Alexa Culver
The circular economy is a concept advanced, in particular, by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation , and Ken Webster in his recent book: The Circular Economy – a wealth of flows . It represents an economic system that moves away from the linear “take, make and dispose” model which has traditionally... Read more
Thursday, 1 June 2017 - 10:31am
Jennifer Gerholdt
The circular economy promises big opportunities for companies to drive growth, performance, and innovation. It represents a reward of $4.5 trillion in additional economic growth by 2030, according to research from Accenture . However, taking the vision of a circular economy in which everything is... Read more

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