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…
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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…
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.
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.
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.
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)…
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.
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.
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,
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 $1 million in total…| March 28, 2019…
Wiseguyreports.Com Adds “E-waste Recycling and Reuse Services – Global Market Growth, Opportunities, Analysis Of Top Key Players And Forecast To 2025” To Its Research Database. Description: In 2017, the global E-waste Recycling and Reuse Services market size was million US$ and it is expected to reach million US$ by the end of 2025, with a CAGR of during 2018-2025.
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.
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.
“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”…
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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,.
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.
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.
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.
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…