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ÉTICA jeans are super stylish and sustainable

The company uses 90 percent less water than most denim producers….

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Pushing manufacturers to make more resilient products will curb e-waste

European lawmakers are considering new regulations that would push manufacturers to design products that last longer. It’s part of a global effort to curb “throwaway” culture where people buy products, use them for a short …

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In a circular economy, product-as-a-service has social and environmental benefits

Looking at washing machines, research from Sweden’s Linköping University tries to solve part of the puzzle about how to shift business models to find more traction when it comes to being circular, as well as adding a social element.

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Jobs and business news: Colliers International; Sustainability Victoria; Bioregional Australia Foundation

In a sign that things could be getting more interesting for sustainability in the commercial office sector,  Colliers International has a brand-new sustainability team in the real estate management business.

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Circular Economy series #7: Nouvelle-Aquitaine –

We are half way through our series on Circular Economy, explaining the opportunities for Dutch organisations in French regions. Out of 13 French regions that we blog about every week, lucky number 7 is: Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

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Sustainable Business Covered podcast: An International Women’s Day 2020 special

The Sustainable Business Covered podcast returns for an 82nd episode and, to mark International Women’s Day (IWD) 2020, features exclusive interviews with the women leading the drive to decarbonise the built environment, achieve gender equality in…

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California’s governance innovation for groundwater sustainability

For the past several years, California’s Sustainable Groundwater Management Act has been the talk, not only of the town and of the state, but also of the national and international groundwater and environmental policy community.

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Abu Dhabi aims to ban single-use plastic bags by 2021

Abu Dhabi announced Tuesday it aims to ban the use of single-use plastic bags in the United Arab Emirates capital by 2021.

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European Commission tackles greenwashing in new circular economy plan

European Commission takes aim at ‘greenwashing’ in new circular economy action plan…

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Press Release: The Circular Economy Action Plan, a beautiful patchwork of initiatives pointing in the right direction

Zero Waste Europe’s reaction to the new Circular Economy Action Plan.

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Everything you need to know about the EU’s new Circular Economy Action Plan and Industrial Strategy

The European Commission has today (11 March) unveiled its Circular Economy Action Plan, a sweeping set of commitments aimed at ensuring that circularity and resources efficiency acts as a “prerequisite for climate neutrality” in line wit…

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How Millets sustained Mongolia’s Empires

The new discoveries show that the development of the earliest empires in Mongolia, like in other parts of the world, was tied to a diverse economy that included the local or regional production of grain.

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Zain publishes thought leadership report, ‘The Circular Economy: Embedding Sustainable Solutions in a bid to Save the Planet’

Zain Group, the leading mobile telecom innovator in eight markets across the Middle East and Africa, announces the publication of its annual thought leadership report, this year entitled, “The Circular Economy: Embedding Sustainable Solutions in a bid to Save the Planet.”   The report captures how…

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No needless overlap between F2F and circular economy plans, Sinkevicius says

EU environment chief Virginijus Sinkevičius insists there will be no unnecessary overlap between the new circular economy plan and the Farm to Fork strategy (F2F), as new EU food policy will be focused more on the agricultural and food production side.