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Black Bear and MMEC Mannesmann join forces to bring the circular economy to tires

MMEC Mannesmann GmbH (MMEC), a global leader in Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) and Black Bear, the Dutch Tire-to-Carbon-Black-Upcycling-Company today announced a strategic partnership to accelerate the rollout of Black Bear’s breakthrough technology to produce recovered Carbon…

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Delaware House passes ban on single-use plastic bags | 6abc.com

The Delaware State House passed a bill on Tuesday that prohibits retailers from giving plastic bags to customers.

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Variety Cruises to Remove Single Use Plastics On All of Their 8 Mega Yachts

Their first plastic-free vessel, M/S Panorama II sailing in Bali and the Indonesian Islands is offering discounts up to 50 percent this summer.

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Material Handling: Discharger Pierces Single-Use Bags to Boost Productivity : Plastics Technology

Allows feeding of downstream processes at ultra-high rates.

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Inside & Out: Changing food practices for a more circular economy

Food is by and large one of the world’s largest industries, and over the past decade, the resources, land and energy needed to get food on our plates have become vast, and become a burden on the planet.

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It’s Time to Wake Up to the Threat of Single-use Plastics

In the wake of the U.N. Basel Convention vote, it’s time for the recycling industry to reject the idea of recycling more at all costs.

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How to facilitate a successful Circular Economy Jam event?

“As a facilitator, a lot of the success of the Jam relies on your shoulders. Not just helping the team deliver a good, validated concept, but their experience along the way.” Jesse Grimes – Service designer & Jam’s special guest from Amsterdam The quotation by Jesse Grimes goes straight to the…

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Europe’s Centrality to the Circular Economy

CEO of Lehigh Technologies, Paul Crehan, explains how Europe leads in sustainability with circular economy policy. Innovation in materials science is key.

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Rolling coffee cups into the circular economy

Sponsored: Sustana Fiber is addressing challenges in the recyclability of paper cups, providing sustainable packaging options for environmentally conscious brands.

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Circular Economy Means Business

Sustainability initiatives aren’t just good for the environment and public perception; with the right strategy, they are good for business, too.

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Real estate and the challenge of the circular economy

While the real estate industry is no stranger to sustainability drives, an aspiration to join circular economy could represent its biggest challenge yet.

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Additional £3.3m boost for e-waste fund

An additional £3.3 million, generated by the use of the WEEE (Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment) Directive Compliance Fee in 2018, will be spent on projects that will support higher levels of reuse and recycling of waste electrical and electronic … Continue reading →…

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Hamilton politicians back vision of phasing out single-use plastics – Hamilton | Globalnews.ca

Nann says it’s about protecting nature, addressing pollution and tackling climate change.

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A Ban on Single-Use Plastics Goes Into Effect on Capri This Week –

Starting on Wednesday (May 15), the Italian island of Capri will be issuing fines of up to €500 to anyone caught violating a new ban on single-use plastics.

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Video: How lobster shells could replace single-use plastics

Tech Insider takes a look at The Shellworks and its process of recycling crustacean waste into a possible substitute for disposables…

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Food Packaging: Can ‘Reuse’ Defeat ‘Single Use?’

Petr Báča, CEO of MIWA, explains how his company’s resusable packaging system works. Making the circular economy a reality depends on industrial innovation.

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British cafe on the Costa Blanca ‘first in Spain’ to ban single-use coffee cups

A CAFE on the Costa Blanca has become the ‘first in Spain’ to completely ban single-use takeaway cups. Caffe Milano, in Javea, enforced the ban last month and now offers customers the choice to either buy or rent a reusable cup – or bring their own.

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Dental hygiene – brushing up on the circular economy!

In Slovakia, the toothbrush giant Curaprox is encouraging the collection and recycling of its used products. Taking dental hygiene into the circular economy!

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Business Breakfast: Water & The Circular Economy | Environmental XPRT

Event Business Breakfast: Water & The Circular Economy. The Future Economy Network is thrilled to be co-hosting this event with PwC UK, we will be welcoming representatives from Bristol Water, subscribers Halcyan Water Conditioners and IWS Design Lim…

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Could Microfinancing Be the Secret Weapon Enabling the Circular Economy?

Isabella Guerrini de Claire, COO of Aurora Sustainability Group, explains how microfinance can support entrepreneurs with circular economy business models.

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Recyclable stand-up pouch is circular-economy ready

With How2Recycle label acceptance and expected to be on-shelf next month, the grocery-store-bin recyclable #2 packaging available in pouch and roll form will be shown during PackEx Toronto June 4-6. Providing flexible packaging for more than 45 years, Tempo Plastics Ltd., Innisfil, ON, Canada, has…

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Circular economy fashion has arrived at

We are all well aware of the need for us to move away from a linear economy to one that is circular. The planet’s non-renewable resources are finite, but this…

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Single-Use Coupons: A Multi-Pronged Strategy for Each Phase of the Customer Journey

A savvy marketer can select a solution that enables her to launch personalized promotions that perfectly suit a target customer for a given phase. For example, an offer designed to acquire new customers should differ from the one that goes out with a view to retaining lapsed customers or further…

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Circular economy proves financially viable for retailers

Retail industry news, voices and jobs. Optimized for your mobile phone.

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5 Things Big Brands Can Do To Eliminate Single-Use Plastics from Their Supply Chains – Spend Matters UK/Europe Spend Matters UK/Europe

Please welcome this post from Daniel Ball, Business Development Director, Wax Digital Plastic use and pollution remain a key environmental issue for businesses and supply chains all over the world.……

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Capri introduces fine on single-use plastics

Capri, an island in the Bay of Naples, has introduced a ban on single-use plastics and a fine of $560 for anyone who brings them to the island.

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India sets tone in Geneva as COP meetings adopt amendments to restrict e-waste dumping on developing countries | India News,

The meetings involved conferences of the parties to the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions and were held in Geneva between April 29 and May 10 on the theme ‘Clean Planet, Healthy People: Sound Management of Chemicals and Waste’.

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Mexico City is banning single-use plastics

Mexico’s capital city is thought to be second only to New York when it comes to producing waste. Now it’s taking steps to tackle the problem, starting with plastics.

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Staff exchange on circular economy

Staff exchange were film professionals and environmental experts gather around the topic of circular economy and material management in the film industry.

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Kids Ask Town To Add Tax On Single-Use Plastic Bags – CBS Denver

The three kids collected hundreds of names on a petition and presented their plan to add a tax on single-use plastic bags to the Dillon town council.

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Hamburg-based BIO-LUTIONS raises €8.3 million from Delivery Hero for its ecological alternatives to single-use plastics | EU-Startups

With plastics flooding the oceans at a rate of 8 million metric tons per year, threatening sea life, last October, the EU rightly voted to ban the use of single-use plastics such as cuttlery and straws by 2020 (though plastic bottles…

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Five Management Idea Trends We’re Keeping An Eye On

What are the five ideas that Thinkers50 are watching right now? 1) Project management 2) Onlyness 3) The Circular Economy 4) Still Moving 5) Judgement in the…