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To Clean Up Everest, Nepal Is Banning Single-Use Plastics on the Mountain

Earlier this year, volunteers collected three metric tons of garbage from the famed landmark…

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Smurfit Kappa works with Vanhonsebrouck to replace single use plastic packaging

Packaging SolutionsSmurfit Kappa has worked with a well known Belgian specialty brewer to produce a sustainable packaging concept that eliminated the need for…

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Completing the Picture – New paper tells how the circular economy tackles climate change

As leaders from around the world gather in New York for Climate Week NYC, the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, in collaboration with Material Economics, has launched Completing the Picture: How the Circular Economy Tackles Climate Change. The paper reveals the need for a fundamental shift in the global…

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The Himalayan village that confiscates single-use plastics

This tiny Himalayan village has shunned single-use plastics – the impact is too serious for them.

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Total Reclaim CEO Hopes to Restore E-waste Recycler’s Reputation

Total Reclaim’s new CEO, Bobby Farris, discusses how he plans to restore trust with the company’s employees, customers and public at large.

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Girlguides call for action on single-use plastic

Nearly half a million members – including the Rainbow, Brownie, Guide and Ranger divisions – are due to take part in a week of action.

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Carnival Cruise Line Provides Update on Reducing Single-Use Plastics

Carnival Cruise Line has provided an update on reducing single-use plastics across the fleet including plastic water bottles.

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India shelves crackdown on single-use plastic

India has shelved a planned crackdown on single-use plastic due to business worries over disruption.

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Circular Economy incubator launches the second edition

Last year, the Circular Economy Transition (CET) launched the first Circular Economy Incubator with the aim of supporting early-stage startups that are dedicated to developing solutions based on circular activities such as resell, reuse, repair, and refurbish. Through a three months incubation program, startups have the opportunity to develop a minimum viable product (MVP) and validate their business model supported by one-to-one mentoring sessions with experienced coaches, workshops, networking sessions, and access to the Swiss circular startup ecosystem and a pool of experts within the field of Circular Economy.

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Swiss Call for early-stage Startups in the Circular Economy, December 15th deadline

Segment, the customer data infrastructure company, today announced the launch of the Segment Privacy Portal, a new set of features that help businesses put their customers first through proactive privacy management.

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BlackRock launches its first circular economy fund, teams up with Ellen MacArthur Foundation

World’s largest asset manager promises to work with Ellen MacArthur Foundation to explore how investment flows can drive circular economy…

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Krones and Stadler are turbo-starting a strong Circular Economy

Used PET bottles and other plastic waste can be a valuable resource for the packaging sector and other industries. However, currently this resource remains unused in many areas.

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How the circular economy can help tackle climate change

There needs to be a shift in the global approach to tackling climate change, according to a new report, which suggests the circular economy could be the missing piece in the puzzle.

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7.5% of Belgian jobs are circular – Jobs & Skills Programme – Circle Economy

The report Circular Jobs in Belgium provides insight into the nature and amount of jobs in the country’s circular economy. The research, supported by the Belgian King Baudouin Foundation, presents a baseline measurement on employment in the Belgian circular economy.

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Can the circular economy stop capitalism trashing the planet?

What’s dubbed the linear economy can be seen throughout our world: from appliances that can’t be fixed, to plastic packaging that can’t be recycled, but there is another philosophy we could adopt…