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EuroCommerce: Making Circular Economy Work Means Working Together

EuroCommerce, the body that represents the retail sector in Europe, has organised a major conference to discuss how retail and wholesale businesses can work together w…

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‘Green’ schemes range from books to bikes

These FT Future 100 UK businesses are building sustainability into their model…

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30 companies join forces to implement the circular economy

At the recent World Economic Forum, over 30 leading companies, including global cement producer CRH, across 16 sectors joined forces to implement the circular economy through the World Business Council for Sustainable Development‘s (WBCSD) newest initiative, Factor10.

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Evaluating 70+ projects that are accelerating Amsterdam’s circular economy –

Today the City of Amsterdam, Circle Economy and Copper8 launch ‘Amsterdam Circular: evaluation and action perspectives’ a comprehensive consolidation of insights from the practical implementation of 70+ circular projects in the circular City of Amsterdam and is validated…

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Kingspan promises net zero carbon manufacturing by 2030

Irish building materials giant unveils fresh set of green targets under its ‘Planet Positive’ strategy

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Time For Change – How Major Retailers And Brands Are Embracing Sustainability

In the most recent edition of ESM, we featured our Sustainability 2020 report, showcasing the efforts being made by major retailers, wholesalers and brands in terms of…

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SC Johnson to improve recycling infrastructure in developing nation to combat ocean plastics

SC Johnson has partnered with economic development firm Plastic Bank to upscale access to recycling infrastructure in developing regions and leverage blockchain technology to stop plastic waste from entering into oceans while improving economic an…

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EuPC: EU Proposal on Single Use Plastics Will Not Cut Plastic Waste in the Oceans « Markets & Policy « Waste Management World

EU politicians have snatched defeat from the jaws of victory with its Directive on the reduction of certain types of single-use plastic packaging, according to trade association EuPC…

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‘Circularity gap’: Just nine per cent of global resources re-used each year

Major new report argues circular economy strategies could ‘tip balance in battle against dangerous climate change’…

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SABIC invests in chemical recycling

Company partners with Plastic Energy to build a plant in the Netherlands to refine and upgrade TACOIL from mixed plastic scrap.

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All that glitters is not just gold – EURACTIV.com

The circular economy is taking on more and more significance but a potential clash is looming between maximising the potential of our waste and safeguarding human health.

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Total Corbion PLA started-up in Thailand the second-largest PLA bioplastics plant in the world –

Total Corbion PLA, a 50/50 joint venture between French oil giant Total and Dutch biochemical company Corbion, yesterday announced the start-up of its 75,000 tons per year PLA (Poly Lactic Acid) bioplastics plant in Rayong, Thailand.

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How companies can assess their readiness for the circular Economy

The concept of the circular economy, most recently popularised by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, was first raised by David Pearce and Kerry Turner, two British environmental economists.