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Wednesday, 31 May 2017 - 4:45pm
Carlos Ohde
FickrCC: Elvis Pucar As grandes empresas brasileiras de manufatura seguem normas rígidas para segurança do trabalho, saúde ocupacional e meio ambiente. Além dos direitos previstos em legislação, muitas das
empresas de manufatura oferecem planos de carreira, capacitação e incentivos comuns em... Read more
Saturday, 27 May 2017 - 1:16am
Rory Lemmon
One of the world’s largest cosmetics firms, L’Oréal, has received accreditation for two of their products based on their manufacturing processes. The products, a shampoo and a conditioner, were awarded the Silver Standard Cradle to Cradle® accreditation, from MBDC, a company which was created to... Read more
Friday, 26 May 2017 - 12:26pm
Seb Egerton-Read
The weekend is almost upon us once again! In this edition of Circulate on Fridays, we’re catching up on the word from the circular economy after Thursday’s Financial Times event, ‘glimpsing’ the future of AI and much more! A 3D-printer capable of creating objects from steel, titanium and copper has... Read more
Thursday, 25 May 2017 - 4:08pm
Rory Lemmon
A 1920’s house in Cambridge, Massachusetts is currently being refitted in a way which could transform the building industry. The headquarters of the Harvard Center for Green Buildings and Cities has been equipped with a number of contemporary technologies, as part of an attempt to prove that... Read more
Friday, 19 May 2017 - 1:11pm
Joe Iles
Circulate on Fridays is back for another weekly roundup. If packaging isn’t your thing, skip to the end where we’ve snuck in a few other circular economy nuggets to diversify your diet. It’s been a big week for plastics, and more specifically the New Plastics Economy initiative from the Ellen... Read more
Thursday, 18 May 2017 - 3:19pm
Joe Iles
The Ellen MacArthur Foundation, together with the Prince of Wales’ International Sustainability Unit, is launching a $2 million Innovation Prize to change the way we make and use plastic so that it continues to provide value and is kept out of the ocean. The Prize is funded by Wendy Schmidt as part... Read more
Monday, 15 May 2017 - 12:59pm
Lena Gravis
From computer software and trading systems to urban infrastructure and kitchen appliances, processes that govern our daily life have become increasingly interconnected therefore increasingly complex. Millions upon millions of codes, algorithms, artificial intelligence sprawl throughout our everyday... Read more
Friday, 12 May 2017 - 1:28pm
Seb Egerton-Read
Every week Circulate on Fridays aims to break down walls by sharing a combination of cutting edge and often close to ‘whacky’ video, podcast and reading content. This weekend is no different! We share a smartphone BBC film on biodegradable clothing, a Danish beer brewed partly using music festival... Read more
Friday, 12 May 2017 - 12:31pm
Seb Egerton-Read
Consumer goods giant Unilever has announced a new system called CreaSolv Process, which could enable the company to recover and repurpose single-use small plastic sachets in other Unilever products. Responsible for some of Europe’s most recognisable supermarket brands, including Dove, Ben &... Read more
Thursday, 11 May 2017 - 5:32pm
Seb Egerton-Read
UK startup Recycling Technologies has unveiled a new machine, which can be mass produced and transported to waste and recycling sites, which transforms discarded plastics back into its oil form. Starting from the perspective that plastics are enormously useful materials that have helped keep food... Read more

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