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Kingspan and Cargill unveil Paris-aligned climate strategies

Construction materials giant Kingspan and agri-food multinational Cargill have both unveiled new science-based emissions targets at the UN’s COP25 summit in Madrid.

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This app could tell you how sustainable your gadgets are

Consumers are demanding more sustainable products, but they need access to data to make informed choices. The Citizen Portal pilot project could make this happen.

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The sustainable packaging landscape: A decade in review

This year marks the end of an incredibly eventful decade on so many levels.Thought-leader Nina Goodrich breaks down the sustainability advancements and challenges packaging professionals have experienced in the last decade, year by year. The world of sustainable packaging has definitely changed over…

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Bug farming set to create a buzz in Scotland – The Scotsman

Innovative Scots could start the new decade with a novel career that can be both lucrative and beneficial to the planet, according to a new report from the nation’s waste watchdog.

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‘Instead of harmful alternatives’ companies need to ‘up’ their sustainability game

A cross-party parliamentary group warning that firms are replacing plastic with potentially more harmful alternatives for the environment is ‘a wakeup call for companies to redouble their sustainability efforts’, says ULMA Packaging.

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Circularise PLASTICS pilots blockchain technology for greater transparency in circular economy transition

FoodIngredientsFirst is the source for news, analysis and insights on the food ingredients sector. Key topics of focus include business news, ingredient launches, research & development and ingredient applications.

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Council Post: The Circular Economy And Sustainability Powered By Blockchain

The future circular economy and blockchain use cases look positive as more and more brands turn toward adopting a circular economy.

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Luxury Daily

Online retailer Net-A-Porter has expanded its Net Sustain program to 100 brands including 27 beauty and 45 new fashion labels as it makes a serious push toward sustainable offerings.

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How to maintain business relevance: 5 non-traditional methods

87% of companies are in the process of transformation, but are unsure of what the end goal is, Globant found.

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The PFAS and the furious: the new and deserved scrutiny on the ‘forever chemicals’

The water-repellent coating on many biodegradable products can cause harm in waste management and human health.

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How To Embed Circular Economy Principles in Connected Products

This week we are going to be sharing with you expert visions outlined in the Connected Products Economy Report. From Natasha Franck to Mats Linder Consultant, Ellen MacArthur Foundation, we take a closer look at their key message which focuses on how we can power circular business models, global transparency and new economic incentives to change patterns of production and consumption.

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Ellen MacArthur Foundation unveils ‘landmark’ digital tool to help businesses track circular economy progress

The Ellen MacArthur Foundation has today (14 January) launched a new digital tool which enables businesses of all sizes and sectors to measure their contribution to the circular economy and identify ways in which to close the loop further.

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Nestlé commits £1.6bn to food-grade recycled plastics, pledges to cut virgin plastics use by a third

Food and beverage giant Nestlé has committed £1.59bn to source food-grade recycled plastics to be used in its packaging, alongside a pledge to cut the amount of virgin plastics it sources by a third.