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Davos: Leaders urged to tackle ‘circularity gap’ in world resources

Just a fraction of global resources are re-used according to new research – but can we close the loop in time? In October a major UN report confirmed what most of the climate world already knew: that the carbon reduction pledges made by nations at the Paris Summit in 2015 are insufficient if the world is to avert dangerous global warming. 

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Ellen MacArthur’s boat takes to sea again thanks to the circular economy!

November 4, 2018, Romain Pilliard will start the Route du Rhum with a legendary trimaran and renovated using circular economy principles !

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Circular Economy Major Talking Point as Club of Rome Celebrates 50th Anniversary « Markets & Policy « Waste Management World

Resource use and the need for a move to a circular economy are key themes at the Club of Rome’s 50th anniversary conference being held today.

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Circular Economy Benefits To UK Economy Highlighted In Veolia Report

The growing success of the circular economy, and the real benefits the approach is delivering to the UK economy has been highlighted with the publication of Veolia’s latest Sustainability Report.

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Nissan revs up latest electric van

New NV300 Concept van turns electric vehicle into a mobile workshop…

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Is it fair to blame Coca-Cola and big corporations for our waste crisis? | Guardian Sustainable Business | The Guardian

Some global corporations are trying to address the environmental impact of throwaway culture, but campaigners say they remain part of the problem…

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Swept under the rug: toxics in European carpets threaten health, environment and circular economy

New report reveals toxics in European carpets threatening health, environment and circular economy 5 March 2018, Brussels. Toxic substances linked to a range of adverse health impacts can be present in carpets sold in the European Union (EU), the European Public Health Alliance (EPHA) and the Health and Environment Alliance (HEAL) warned today following a new study by Anthesis. 

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Danone announces new commitments to drive a circular economy

Danone has announced that it is making its packaging 100% recyclable, reusable or compostable by 2025 as part of its new commitments.

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‘Is lightweight, recyclable packaging a double-edged sword?’

Flexible plastic packaging is growing because it’s lightweight, sometimes recyclable, affordable and meets an increasing demand for packaged foods in developing countries….

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Introducing a more circular economy will meet with resistance – What goes around

A SINGLE, BARE lightbulb helps illuminate part of the Livermore-Pleasanton fire department on the eastern edge of the San Francisco Bay area. It does not look out of place, if a little dim. But it is no humdrum piece of electrical equipment.

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Sardinia paves the way towards Zero Waste on islands – Zero Waste Europe

Zero Waste Europe released today its latest case study on the Mediterranean island of Sardinia, showcasing a fast transition towards zero waste and a circular economy in an tourist region. The case study exposes that Sardinia was until 2003 in the rearguard of Italy and Europe in terms of waste management, with a separate collection rate of only 3.8%, with the rest sent to landfills and incinerators.

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The circular economy: what gives?

If you’ve never heard of ‘circular fashion’ then brace yourself – it’s one of those terms you’ll soon hear bandied around a lot.Happily, Peppermint’s Marketing and Partnerships Manager Roxane was part of the first ever Australian Circular Fashion Conference (ACFC) held recently in Sydney – and here’s…

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The circular economy, creating social and environmental value, by Thierry Vandevelde.|#LivingCircular

Supported by the Veolia Foundation, The Conversation France website now has a new section devoted to the circular economy. Interview with Dr. Thierry Vandevelde, who heads the Foundation.

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edie’s next 30-minute masterclass: How to implement the circular economy

Sustainability professionals seeking to drive value from the transition to a circular economy are invited to take part in a free, online masterclass taking place on Wednesday 12 September.- edie news centre…