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Product Focus: Next-Gen Single-Use

The latest technologies build on past innovations to boost efficiency for manufacturers.

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Emilia-Romagna Circular Economy working group

Emilia-Romagna Circular Economy working group…

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Electric vehicles from life cycle and circular economy perspectives

Information on the environment for those involved in developing, adopting, implementing and evaluating environmental policy, and also the general public…

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After plastic bags, what’s next? Government tackles ‘circular economy’

Focus shifts to getting rid of plastic waste at the roots.

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Webinar: Green Chemistry: Inventing a Circular Economy through a Thermodynamic Lens

The natural world is a beautiful and intricate system of intertwined and overlapping materials ecosystems.

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Tunisia: EU enhances Plastic Circular Economy | EU Neighbours

Within the framework of the EU funded-SwitchMed Programme, UNIDO has organised a match-making event for the benefit of professionals in the plastics sector in Tunisia. The event took place on 18-19 December 2018 at the Novotel Tunis hotel, and served as a forum for exchange between Tunisian and foreign organisations around the theme of the circular economy of plastic. Exchanges between national and international actors have generated knowledge transfers, and possibly technologies in the future.

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Paris-Saclay Climathon: Developing circular economy to support local ecological transition

The Climate-KIC Climathon is a global 24-hour climate change event which will take place simultaneously in major cities around the world on 28 October 2016.  For Paris-Saclay, the Climate-KIC Climathon will start in the evening of the 28 October and will last until the following day at 6 pm.

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How Circular is the Circular Economy? –

The circular economy has become, for many governments, institutions, companies, and environmental organizations, one of the main components of a plan to lower carbon emissions. In the circular economy, resources would be continually re-used, meaning that there would be no more mining activity or…

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Groupe Renault’s circular economy – Groupe Renault

Discover how, since 2000, Groupe Renault has driven the circular economy in its activities, aiming to make resources out of its waste.

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Let’s do launch: 3 startups leading in circular economy innovation

A circular solution is only as good as its implementation, and customer engagement is a tough nut to crack.I’m writing this week from the LAUNCH Circular Forum in Bentonville, Arkansas, having spent the week with nine innovators tackling this issue head-on, focusing…

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How I Became Passionate About the Circular Economy

In the U.S., 81 percent of Generation Z say they’re looking for purpose in their work, according to a recent report from American Express. Many are finding that purpose in the corporate responsibility and sustainability fields.

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Australian first Circular Economy Lab opens – The Queensland Cabinet and Ministerial Directory

In a first for Australia, a Circular Economy (CE) Lab launched today (25 February) in Brisbane, heralding the emergence of the next generation of business in Queensland.

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Single-use plastics could be banned in Ontario

Ontario is weighing a ban on single-use plastics as part of a broader strategy to send less waste to landfills.

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Welcome to the future, where your phone can fix its own smashed screen

From self-healing phone screens to concrete that repairs itself, businesses are investing in futuristic materials. But can it curb our throwaway habits?

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Is it fair to blame Coca-Cola and big corporations for our waste crisis?

Some global corporations are trying to address the environmental impact of throwaway culture, but campaigners say they remain part of the problem

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Fruit and veg come in their own natural wrapping. Why do we smother them in plastic?

It’s time to switch from cling-wrapped plastic trays to loose, seasonal fruit and veg, and reclaim the vital relationship with what we eat