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Copper Circular Economy

The circular economy will continue to be a key EU policy priority in the coming years. Copper fits the mold as it is recyclable without any loss of properties – not to mention that already today, nearly half of the EU demand for copper is met by recycled material!

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The EU Declares War on E-Waste

Europe is full of broken-down equipment. With more than 12 million tons per year — the equivalent of 30,000 jumbo jets — Europe ranks second only behind Asia in terms of e-waste. The European Commission wants to implement a new ecodesign directive at the EU level to help ensure home appliances…

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Textiles in Europe’s circular economy

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

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World Economic Forum announces major circular economy initiative

The World Economic Forum is creating a new partnership which it claims will harness innovation and smart policy to fast-track the circular economy…

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Credit Suisse unveils SDG-aligned consumer fund to accelerate circular economy shift

Swiss investment bank Credit Suisse has launched a consumer fund aimed at spurring progress towards the targets of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 12: Responsible Production and Consumption, as consumer demands for green finance grow.

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Upcycle Studios – floor to ceiling circular economy

Upcycle Studios shows it is possible to build houses from waste without making any concessions on quality or price.

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Whitbread to remove ‘unnecessary’ single-use plastics from premises by 2025

Hospitality firm Whitbread has pledged to rid all 800 of its UK hotels and restaurants of unnecessary single-use plastics by 2025, and has called on other UK firms to do the same.

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The Circular Economy

In a recent Article via the World Economic Forum, author Alexandre Lemille – Co-founder and general secretary, African Circular Economy Network – describes the Circular Economy – a future scenario on my anchor Visual.  In doing so, he shows how our current model extracts resources, transforms them…

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Sustainability doesn’t work without transparency

Do you know what your current carbon footprint is? If not, how would you go about calculating it? What information do you need?

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DMI is Manufacturing Sustainability in the Mon Valley

Formerly the heart of steel country, the Mon Valley has seen some of the worst economic decline in Western Pennsylvania. Its once bustling main streets fell dormant as factories, companies, and residents left. The hearty soul of the Mon Valley outlasted the factories, and the same spirit of innovation that smelted the steel that built a nation remains. No more is that character exemplified than at DMI Companies, whose main facility in Monongahela is now the first TRUE Silver zero waste to landfill manufacturing plant in Pennsylvania..

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6 Sustainability Finance Lessons I Wish I Learned In My 20’s

Sustainability finance lessons can take a long time to learn the hard way, so consider this a crash course in sustainable-minded money management.

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Australia’s record on emissions and sustainability condemned by OECD review

Paris agreement target will not be met without changes to policy and threatened species at risk unless funding increased…

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Bureau Veritas urges food industry to go full circle on sustainability

While welcoming the UK’s Net Zero pledge, the sustainability authority, Bureau Veritas has asserted that a transition to the circular economy business model will be a key initiative if the UK is to……