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E-waste- what happens to all those old electronic appliances?

Did you know those old computers, televisions and smartphones gathering dust in your shed and draws are actually filled with valuable materials? As of July, Victoria will be banning electronic waste from going into landfill and some are keen for WA to follow suit.

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Why The Circular Economy Will Not Fix Fashion’s Sustainability Problem

In the last several years, the fashion industry and consumers have finally started focusing more on sustainability and the impact the industry has on the environment. A big emphasis is on the circular economy.

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Expert raises disability concerns over proposed single-use plastics ban – London | Globalnews.ca

A disability studies professor in London is calling for nuance and inclusion in the national conversation about single-use plastics.

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Environmental Sustainability: Top 100 Influential Experts

Environmental sustainability is an extremely important topic, but who are the influential experts driving the online conversation?

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Surfside Florida Bans Most Single-Use Plastics

The town of Surfside in Miami-Dade voted to ban most single-use plastics, including shopping bags and flatware.

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Water from single-use plastic bottles contains microplastic particles

If you like your water in plastic bottles you are ingesting up to 90,000 microparticles of plastic into your gut every year.

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Air France to eliminate single-use plastic items on all flights

NAIROBI, Kenya Jun – The end is near for plastic cutlery, cups, stirrers and other single-use plastic items currently used in all Air France flights Kenya breaking news | Kenya news today |…

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How the circular economy holds the key to London’s sustainable growth

Our economy is based upon a “take, make, dispose” model. But we all know this approach is reaching its limit; there’s a growing realisation that it’s no longer working for businesses, people or the environment, particularly as the world’s middle class population is growing rapidly and expected to…

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Palladium Eliminating Single-Use Plastics From Resorts in Americas

The Spanish hotel chain is replacing single-use plastics with biodegradable or reusable materials.

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From the Converted to Everybody Else: Consumers in the Circular Economy

Explore how businesses creating circular solutions conver consumers into believers and advocates of the circular economy.

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Palo Alto Passes Sweeping Ban On Single-Use Plastics

The city of Palo Alto has joined San Francisco in passing a sweeping ban on plastics that will eventually eliminate nearly all non-recyclable plastic from the restaurant and service industry.