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The Challenge of E-Waste: Why Right to Repair Matters

Many governments are passing right to repair bills that make it easier for people to reuse and recycle their electronic goods before they become e-waste.

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California Senate Passes Single-use Packaging and Plastics Bill

The legislation applies to all single-use packaging sold in California, as well as the top 10 single-use plastic items found during beach cleanups.

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Sustainability challenges steel at Pittsburgh’s ‘living building’ —

CSL shows what a future of green buildings could look like.

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Green Living: IKEA And Sustainability

With over 400 stores worldwide and a presence in 41 countries, the Swedish furniture retailer IKEA has been one of the most successful global furniture retailers for over a decade. And in recent years, sustainability has become an increasingly important factor in IKEA’s business and marketing…

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Seadream Innovation Emphasizes Sustainability

Norway-based private cruise line SeaDream Yacht Club has released new details on its upcoming cruise ship, the SeaDream Innovation……

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Soča Valley Destination Strengths, Tourism Trends and Sustainability Challenges: Interview with Janko Humar – Sustainability Leaders Project

Slovenia: long known by outdoor fans and adventure seekers as the less touristic, more affordable and perhaps more authentic part of the European alps, is on its way to becoming a mainstream destination. For some this is good news, whereas for others it poses a destination management challenge.

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Agricultural memory and sustainability

Archaeologists, historians and anthropologists have an important role to play in the decision-making around how we build a sustainable food future.

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2018 Sustainability and Circular Economy Summit, 05.09.18 – Events on CSRwire.com

Press Releases get your corporate social responsibility news and information out to journalists, investors, and industry professionals utilizing CSRwire’s targeted reach.

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Think tank to combat e-waste

A new independent think tank — Ewaste Watch — is launching in Australia to tackle the nation’s accumulating e-waste.

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A recycling kingpin is sentenced to 3 years in federal prison for e-waste disposal fraud —

For 11 years, Brian Brundage promoted Intercon Solutions, his booming suburban Chicago electronics recycling company, as a scrupulous industry leader in environmentally responsible waste disposal, led by a colorful, high-flying entrepreneur.

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Circular economy strategies would tip balance in battle against dangerous climate change

The world can maximise chances of avoiding dangerous climate change by moving to a circular economy, reveals a report from impact organisation Circle Economy launched today at Davos during the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum.

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Jamaica’s tourism minister looks to circular economy

Jamaica’s minister of tourism tells fDi that the country’s embracing of the circular economy model will work to the advantage of everyone.

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Queensland’s shift towards a circular economy steps up a gear

The future of Queensland and transitioning to a circular economy that is both sustainable in resilient is one of the keys to combatting climate change…

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Highest Level of World’s Most Toxic Chemicals Found in African Free-Range Eggs: European E-Waste Dumping a Contributor —

New research from IPEN and Basel Action Network (BAN) reveals dire human exposures and food chain contamination from highly toxic plastics in waste in Ghana that includes toxic e-waste shipped from Europe.

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Largest e-recycling fraud in U.S. history sends owners of Kent firm to prison —

For years, environmentally conscious residents acrossthe Pacific Northwest have dutifully dropped off their broken LCD TVs and computer screens at special e-recycling centers for proper handling and disposal.

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Brunell: Reducing e-waste important

“One of the biggest challenges of the 21st Century is dealing with the progress of the 20th Century — especially old computers, monitors, cellular phones and televisions.These appliances depend on po…

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Circular Economy 2030 Competition Finalists

SAP and Google Cloud challenged social entrepreneurs to submit proposals to advance a circular economy. Meet the Circular Economy 2030 finalists.

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Kenya: U.S.$50,000 to Support Circular Economy in Kenya

Small-scale circular economy initiatives in Kenya will compete for $50,000 grants for a year for projects that aim to reduce the amount of plastic leaking into the marine environment.

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International e-Waste Export Guideline Deemed Unready —

The 14th Conference of the Parties to the Basel Convention concluding last week, without approving in full the Technical Guidelines on the Transboundary Movement of e-Waste.The Guideline, which included an exemption from controls for e-wastes claimed for repair, failed to find the support for its…

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Zero Waste, Circular Economy, Sustainability Impact the Bottom Line | Energy Central

What is zero waste? In manufacturing zero waste’s goal is to reuse leftover materials from the manufacturing of products, putting them back into the process to manufacture new products. Zero waste can also be carried out when a manufacturer of a product that is recyclable takes it back to its facility to reuse recycled product in the production of a new similar product.

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Single-use plastic water bottles

Sir, – As part of any plan to abolish the use of single-use plastic bottles, the Government should require airports to provide prominent drinking water points where travellers can fill their own multi-use bottles. It could be done this week. – Yours, etc, VINCENT MURPHY, Cork.

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Council bans single-use plastics

The Council adopted a directive which introduces new restrictions on certain single-use plastic products.The single-use plastics directive sets stricter rules for the types of products and packaging which are among the top ten most frequently found items polluting European beaches.

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Improvisation and collective spirit in Brazilian repair culture

We recently interviewed Brazilian technologist and researcher Felipe Fonseca, who has long been on our radar screen.Felipe helped seed a movement called “MetaReciclagem”, which started collecting……

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Solomon Islands threatens to blacklist companies after ‘irreversible’ oil spill disaster; FBI Most Wanted murder suspect arrested after over 4 years on the run; Trader Joe’s …

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Circular Economy Sneakers : Futurecraft Loop

Futurecraft Loop – The Futurecraft Loop by adidas is an innovative sneaker that was intentionally created to have a circular life cycle, meaning that the style will b…

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circular economy | Ancient Origins

Ancient Origins articles related to circular economy in the sections of history, archaeology, human origins, unexplained, artifacts, ancient places and myths and legends.(Page 1 of tag circular economy)…

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Circular Economy – Gotham Gal

The circular economy isn’t new but the importance of thinking that way is now more important than ever. I met someone the other night after a talk I gave who is committed to green creating single-use items that gradually decompose so that these products aren’t sitting in garbage piles for eternity. Her bags decompose in 180 days vs 1000 years. That’s smart.

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Unilever’s Viviana Alvarez on embedding circular economy principles organization-wide

With market drivers showing the need to implement a more circular economy for plastics quickly, Unilever is on the case.

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SAN FRANCISCO E -WASTE

SAN FRANCISCO E -WASTE’s creative blog on DashBurst. San Francisco E-waste is one of the leading company for e -waste recycling.- SAN FRANCISCO E -WASTE…

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US, Japan decline to sign G7 agreement to reduce plastic waste in oceans; Ikea Commits to Phase Out Single-Use Plastics

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San Francisco E-waste outlines the Ben… | SAN FRANCISCO E -WASTE

SAN FRANCISCO E -WASTE’s Status…

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Our summer reading list - facts, value, things, bikes, discards and commons

As part of a summer tradition, Restart staff have compiled a summer reading list. This year we have a real mix of political and economic analysis, and some unique “explainer” books.First, we chose……

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Restart Podcast Ep. 41 Exploring waste in space

E-waste doesn’t just exist on earth, it exists in orbit too – and we’ve created loads in the past couple of decades. We interview Luisa Innocenti from the European Space Agency (ESA) to learn about their space debris and the Clean Space initiative.

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Restart Radio Top 10 from 2018

With the end of the year approaching, we have put together our Top 10 list of 2018 shows. Sit back and relax, it’s the perfect time to catch up with our episodes.

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Indulge in Safe Light Bulbs Recycling … | SAN FRANCISCO E -WASTE

Do you always let your mind linger for the good 20 minutes when considering what to do with your old and discarded light bulbs those have re…

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Single-Use Bioreactors Market Trends, Research 2019 With GE Healthcare, Danaher, Celltainer, Pierre Guérin, Cellexus, Solida Biotechnology, Merck KGaA, CESCO BIOENGINEERING, Applikon Biotechnology …

Single-Use Bioreactors Single-Use Bioreactors Market By Product (Single Use Bioreactor Systems, Media Bags, Filtration Assemblies, Others), Type (Stirred-Tank Single Use Bioreactor, Wave-Induced Single Use Bioreactor, Bubble-Column Single Use Bioreactor, Others), Type of Cell (Mammalian Cells, Bacterial Cells, Yeast Cells, Others), Type of Molecule (MABS, Vaccines, Stem Cells, Gene-Modified Cells, Others), Application (R&D, Bioproduction, Process Development), End-User, Geography  Single-use bioreactors market is expected to rise from its initial estimated value of USD 1.19 billion to an estimated value of USD 5.35 billion by 2026, 

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Corona : and Parley for the Oceans partner with Stephanie Gilmore, Gabriel Medina and artists to support the ban of single-use plastic in Bali and provide households with reusable alternatives.

Corona, Parley and World Surf League are donating 20,000 reusable bags to Make a Change World for distribution to communities, in partnership with local organizations…

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Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage : The impact of ditching plastic bags–Natural Grocers eliminates over 300 million single-use plastic bags and donates $1 Million to food banks | MarketScreener

DENVER, March 28, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — At the end of March, Natural Grocers estimates it will have eliminated more than 300 million single-use plastic bags and will reach $1 million in total…| March 28, 2019…

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Global E-waste Recycling and Reuse Services Market 2019 Analysis, Growth, Size, Share, Trends, Segmentation Forecast To 2025 – ABNewswire – Press Release Distribution Service – Paid Press Release D…

Wiseguyreports.Com Adds “E-waste Recycling and Reuse Services – Global Market Growth, Opportunities, Analysis Of Top Key Players And Forecast To 2025” To Its Research Database. Description:  In 2017, the global E-waste Recycling and Reuse Services market size was million US$ and it is expected to reach million US$ by the end of 2025, with a CAGR of during 2018-2025. 

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Electronic Waste Management Market To Witness Huge Growth Due To diminished shelf-life of electrical, electronic gadgets are creating extensive e-waste | Hexa Research – World Share Market Live

Fact-based market research, penetrating industry insights and validated forecasts to help you make better decisions for a stronger future Research Report on Electronic Waste Management Market Size, Share, Trends, Growth, Segmentation, Analysis, Outlook and Forecasts – 2024 19 April 2019 E-Waste is one of the quickest growing waste streams in developing and developed regions.

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Vail Resorts Announces Long-Term Wind Energy Contract and Plan to Eliminate Conventional Single-Use Dining Plastics in its ‘Commitment to Zero’ | Vail Resorts Corporate

The agreement with Lincoln Clean Energy will produce enough wind energy to reduce the emissions associated with Vail Resorts’ estimated FY19 North American electricity use by 100 percent, which includes 17 resorts and their associated retail, hospitality, and corporate offices Eco-Products named ‘Official Zero Waste Partner’ of Vail Resorts to help divert nearly 300 tons of waste from landfills through sustainable sourcing, including a Smart Straw initiative.

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“How can we reconnect indigenous knowledge systems to design urban space that restores and regenerates, while meeting communities’ aspirations? Leilani Unasa at cir…

“How can we reconnect indigenous knowledge systems to design urban space that restores and regenerates, while meeting communities’ aspirations?Leilani Unasa at circular economy Pacific Summit #circulareconomy”…

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Cigarette filters are single-use plastic, up to 38% of litter found on beaches. Why haven’t you switched to biodegradable? : environment

r/environment: Current news, information and issues related to the environment.

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New Report Warns Single-Use Plastics Are Emerging As A Major Contributor To Climate Change Catastrophe

The rapid increase in the consumption of single-use plastic is speeding up the climate change hazard, and it needs to be stopped immediately, a report warns.

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E-Waste – What are the Challenges for the Future?

Electronic waste is among the most toxic and fast-growing types of waste we generate. Recycling alone is not enough, so how do we change e-waste landscape?

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It’s time to include developing nations more holistically in circular economy discussions

The practical applicability of many high-tech solutions in emerging economies, as well as a wealth of existing activity, have not been well explored, according to a new report from researcher Chatham House.

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Achieving a circular economy: New business guide launched by edie

Organisations looking to accelerate the transition to a circular economy now have access to a comprehensive ‘edie explains’ guide which breaks down everything there is to know about achieving a zero-waste world.

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E-waste Management

Animated Video created using Animaker – https://www.animaker.com Safe disposal of all electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE)!

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Selling Boards & Picking up eWaste Today

Selling scrap motherboards, hard drives and a range of ewaste for precious metal recovery today. Circuit boards are an important source of income for me whic…

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UNGA President Asks Missions to Reduce Single-use Plastics | News | SDG Knowledge Hub | IISD

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School to hold e-waste collection drive – BorneoPost Online | Borneo , Malaysia, Sarawak Daily News | Largest English Daily In Borneo

KUCHING: Chung Hua Primary School (CHPS) No.5 in Jalan Mendu here is calling on the public to support its electronic waste (e-waste) collection drive next Saturday (Jan 19) in conjunction with the ……

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What’s circular economy? | ACCIONA

Circular economy is presented as a system of resources utilization where reduction, reuse and recycling of elements prevails. More information: https://www.a…

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DIF: Measure the circular economy

Companies around the world are asking what is in their products, while cities are setting out roadmaps towards the circular economy. All of this leads to the…

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Small businesses bear the brunt in Malaysia’s war against single-use plastic

KUALA LUMPUR: Visit any Ramadan bazaar during the fasting month in Malaysia and one will notice a common feature: food and drinks are all packed …

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SmartTags: IoT Product Passport for Circular Economy Based on Printed Sensors and Unique Item-Level Identifiersdation | the internet of things

In this paper, we present a method that facilitates Internet of Things (IoT) for building a product passport and data exchange enabling the next stage of the circular economy. SmartTags based on printed sensors (i.e., using functional ink) and a modified GS1 barcode standard enable unique identification of objects on a per item-level (including Fast-Moving Consumer Goods—FMCG), collecting, sensing, and reading of parameters from environment as well as tracking a products’ lifecycle.

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Council of EU adopts ban on single-use plastic products

The final step towards a ban in the European Union on a number of single-use plastic products – including plates, cutlery, straws and earbuds – was taken on May 21 with approval of the ……

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Plastic in the Ocean: How We Can All Reduce Single-Use Plastics –

This post is a humble plea to help be part of the solution to a problem that is much bigger than any of us… the growing amount of plastic in the ocean. We’ve known for a while some of the health issues related to plastic use, and now the environmental concerns are becoming increasingly alarming.

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Regina city council approves report looking at restricting use of single-use plastics – Regina | Globalnews.ca

Regina city council passed a motion on Monday ordering a report on the environmental impact of single-use plastics.

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Countries which adopted a national resource efficiency or circular economy strategy or action plan —

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

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E-Waste Recycling Event This Sunday

The Brooklyn Heights Association has let us know that there will be an e-waste recycling event this Sunday, May 19 from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. It’s sponsored by the …

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Tata Steel’s push to reinforce its circular economy credentials

One of the most widely recycled packaging materials is steel, which can be used over and over again without losing its properties.

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The Ontario Beer Store is a model for the circular economy

It’s being killed the name of “convenience.”…

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Howzat! Single-use plastic bowled out of the Oval

Reusable glasses and free drinking fountains have brought the stadium within a whisker of achieving its plastic-free goal…

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Cambodia puts circular economy in motion | Bangkok Post: business

Climate risks and demand by Cambodia’s garment customers for international standard waste compliance are inevitably pushing the Kingdom towards a circular economy.

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Hongkongers urged to say ‘no’ to straws, bags and other single-use plastics on May 30

Donnie Yen and Miriam Yeung among celebrities roped in for ‘Enough Plastic’ education campaign.

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Five ways to thrive in the circular economy | Retail Voice

With the emphasis now firmly on sustainable retailing, Accenture’s Lynda Petherick examines five companies whose business models add to the $4.5trn circular economy.

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Embargoed until 10 AM ,EST, Jan 24 : UN, World Economic Forum and Partners Unite to Address E-Waste | EthicalMarkets.com

Note: Distributed by seven UN entities   Contacts: Terry Collins, +1-416-878-8712; tc@tca.tc Ruediger Kuehr, report co-author, +49 228 815…

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Liquid Technology’s Annual Earth Day Event Helps Stem Growing e-Waste Concerns | Data Center Post

Liquid Technology, an industry-leading IT asset disposition service provider, recently announced that they will be hosting their annual Earth Day event in collaboration with Marcus Partners, a real estate and commercial property firm, for a fourth consecutive year. To help combat the damaging effects of improper e-waste disposal, Liquid Technology holds this yearly event offering tenants of the Merritt 7 office park in Norwalk, CT the opportunity to safely and ethically recycle their unwanted IT assets. Global environmental concerns are on the rise, and e-waste disposal has become a critical consideration as the IT industry grows.

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[UPDATED] Single-Use Plastic And Why Nine Out of Ten Statistics are Wrong

[UPDATED] I was just sent this: SHOCKER:RECYCLING PLASTIC IS MAKING OCEAN LITTER WORSE This one is surging — or, I should say, re-surging, since it’s not at all new — and you will……

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Ban on single-use plastic won’t help | Business Standard Column

Read more about Ban on single-use plastic won’t help on Business Standard.Plastic bags were but one aspect of India’s growing waste management crisis…

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Circular economy: What goes around comes around | Business| Economy and finance news from a German perspective

Traditional economics has faced troubling questions since the 2008 financial crash, though its “linear” version remains dominant. Now some believe circular economics could, and perhaps should, set us on a new track.

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Ikea to remove single-use plastic straws in war on plastic

Ikea has pledged to remove all single-use plastic straws from its product range and restaurants by the start of October this year.

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Restart Radio: Right to Repair in the United States

In this week’s episode, Ugo and Janet interview Nathan Proctor, Director of US PIRG’s Right to Repair campaign. We talk about the origin and activity of this movement, and generally about our right to fix our devices.

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Restart Radio: The overlooked but fascinating world of standards

We hear from Chloe Fayole from ECOS, about the overlooked but fascinating world of product standards, and how they affect our right to repair our devices.

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Ewaste: Let’s make IoT sensors part of the solution not the problem

Green buildings and sustainable cities – news and views…

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Apply Now: $1 Million Grant Funding for Your African eWaste Solutions

The Global LEAP Solar E-Waste Challenge has $1 million in grant funding available to companies with innovative approaches to e-waste management in Africa…

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How Lobster Shells Could Replace Single-Use Plastic

A team of students at the Royal College of Art and Imperial College London has developed a series of machines that could help reduce single-use plastics. Ope…

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Holes in the Circular Economy – WEEE Leakage from Europe

The global environmental watchdog organization Basel Action Network (BAN) today released the findings of a two-year study in 10 EU countries that followed 31…

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UNEP’s Annual Report Highlights Advances in Phasing Out Single-use Plastics, Cutting Cooling and Heating Emissions | News | SDG Knowledge Hub | IISD

Tracking the Implementation of the 2030 Agenda…

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Dominik Isler – Impact Virtual Summit – Introducing Circular Economy Entrepreneurs

Dominik Isler – CEO, Swiss Economic Forum – on connecting with Swiss #circulareconomy #entrepreneurs at the online summit ‘Zero-waste: Build a Profitable Bus…

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Single-use Bioprocessing Sensors and Probes Market SWOT Analysis of Leading Key Players – Honeywell International, GE Healthcare, Hamilton Company – OperaNewsNow

HTF MI comprehensive and detailed 111-page research study on Global Single-use Bioprocessing Sensors and Probes provides a significantly expanded scope with deeply analyzed conclusions and content that includes an industry relevant database of major existing Single-use Bioprocessing Sensors and Probesmanufacturers/players in each region, analysis of 11 leading national markets, important regions [North America, United States, Canada, Mexico, Asia-Pacific, China, India, Japan, South Korea, Australia, Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, Europe, Germany, France, UK, Italy, Spain, Russia, Central & South America, Brazil, Rest of Central & South America, Middle East & Africa, GCC Countries,.

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How can YOU participate in the Circular Economy?

Need some tips and tricks to get into the #CircularCulture? Here are some easy ways you can participate in the Circular Economy on a daily basis.

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Circular Economy and Textile Industry

Keynote presentation by Dipl.-Ing. Dr. techn. Andreas Bartl University of Technology, Vienna CEC4Europe (Circular Economy Coalition for Europe) is a growing …

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European Commission Proposes Ban on Single-Use Plastic Items

The European Commission is proposing a ban on single-use plastic items like straws and utensils according to draft rules released this week.

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EU Is Planning To Ban Single-Use Plastic Products

EU has decided to set a ban on the items which include cutlery, straws, cotton buds, plates, coffee cups, and stirrers. CNN said that the ban is the part of a bigger plan to move away from any item which is a single-use plastic item.

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E-Waste Recycling Pick Up and Rant

Cruising in the van on my way to an e-waste recycling pick up. This is my balance between curbside scrapping for fun and part time recycling. Scrapping tools…

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Recycle gold from electronics devices. e-waste Recycling scrap components connectors circuit Boards.

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Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts Celebrates Its 25th Anniversary With Over 25% Reduction Of Single-Use Plastic In A Year

Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts celebrates its 25th Anniversary and Earth Day 2019 with over 25% groupwide reduction of single-use plastic in a year. The Group announced a pledge against single-use plastic in support of Earth Day 2018 theme End Plastic Pollution.

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E-waste Management Market 2019 Global Share, Trend, Segmentation and Forecast to 2025

E-waste Management Wiseguyreports.Com Adds “E-waste Management 2019-2025 Global Market Survey Industry Key Players – Aurubis AG, Boliden AB, Stena Technoworld AB, Electronic Recyclers” To Its Research Database E-waste Management Market 2019-2025 Description: – In 2018, the global E-waste Management market size was million US$ and it is expected to reach million US$ by the end of 2025, with a CAGR of during 2019-2025.

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Rapid industrialization is majorly driving the demand for Electronic-Waste (e-Waste) Management Market; to Witness a CAGR of 4.4% During 2019-2025

NEW YORK, May 22, 2019 — The global e-waste management market is estimated to reach 65.5 million tons by 2025, while augmenting at a CAGR of 4.4% during t…

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Supermarkets within MBKS jurisdiction to ban single-use plastic bags during weekends – BorneoPost Online | Borneo , Malaysia, Sarawak Daily News | Largest English Daily In Borneo

KUCHING: Effective Dec 1, all major supermarkets within Kuching South City Council’s (MBKS) jurisdiction will ban the use of single-use plastic bags during the weekends as part of the local c……

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Greenpeace Africa Ships Plastic ‘Monster’ to Nestlé Factory as Activists Call on Firm to End Reliance on Single-Use Plastics

Greenpeace Africa activists and volunteers have made a rallied call to Nestlé, urging the multinational corporation to end its reliance on single-use plastic.The protestors delivered a plastic ‘monster’ partly covered with Nestlé branded plastic packaging to a Nestlé factory servicing Kenya and…

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Chemistries and chemical use in the circular economy

Melinda Burn of Solenis discusses how the concept of the circular economy can be applied to chemistries to optimize chemical usage across an entire operation…

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UP to ban single-use plastic items from July 15, CM Yogi Adityanath seeks public support on Twitter | india news | Hindustan Times

Uttar Pradesh has announced a ban on single-use plastic items such as polythene, plastic cups and glasses as it attempts to enforce the restriction for a third time.

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Teenagers roll up their sleeves to help fight the battle against single-use plastic waste – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

In most households, teenagers are the first to scatter when it comes to doing the dishes, but these young people have rolled up their sleeves in a bid to reduce single-use plastic waste.

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‘Single-use’ is announced as the Word of the Year 2018 | Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

After in-depth research and discussion, Collins Dictionary has named ‘single-use’ as the Word of the Year. Find out why, and see some of the shortlist picks.

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World Environment Day: Cloth bags, no straws – Tips to alter our single-use-plastic habits – The Malta Independent

Last week, the European Commission proposed new EU-wide rules to target the single-use plastic products most often found on Europe’s beaches and seas, which constitute 70 per cent of all marine…

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Circular Economy Mission to México

Seminar 25th April 2019, Mexico City…