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Plastics tax a ‘boost for circular economy’ says Bureau Veritas

With the UK set to bring in a new tax on plastic packaging, sustainability authority Bureau Veritas believes that the levy represents a ‘real boost’ for the circular economy.

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AER at Smart City Expo World Congress, Barcelona

AER is organising a mutual learning event focused on food, in partnership with Smart City Expo World Congress. This event, which was announced at the Committee 1 Plenary meeting in Vojvodina by the Chair of the AER Working Group on Rural Development Olimpia Neagoe will be a mutual learning event on food which will be organised around 4 discussion groups.

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The Circular Economy and the SDGs – 2019

The Relevance of Circular Economy Practices to the Sustainable Development Goals Patrick Schroeder ,1 Kartika Anggraeni,2 a……

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6 sustainability tips for Earth Day

Official site of The Week Magazine, offering commentary and analysis of the day’s breaking news and current events as well as arts, entertainment, people and gossip, and political cartoons.

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“Recycle By Numbers” Could Provide Solution For “Confused” Consumers

Mandatory on-pack “eco-labelling”, featuring a new combined colour and number system, could provide a cost-effective solution to the challenge of simplifying recycling for consumers, without costing councils millions, according to SUEZ.

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Business giants join Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s global commitment to eradicate plastics pollution

Business giants, financial investors, non-profit organisations and national Governments have vowed to eradicate plastic waste and pollution, as part of a new Global Commitment spearheaded by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation.

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How can innovation and PPPs support sustainable production and the shift to a circular economy?

A circular economy is one that designs most pollution and waste out of the system, extracts maximum value from resources and allows natural capital…

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UPM Raflatac joins Ellen MacArthur Circular Economy 100 | 2018-03-14 | Flexible Packaging

To further its sustainability efforts, UPM Raflatac has joined the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s Circular Economy 100 program.   The Circular Economy 100 (CE 100) is a pre-competitive innovation program that enables organizations to develop new opportunities and realize their circular economy ambitions faster. It brings together corporations, governments and cities, academic institutions, emerging innovators and affiliates in a unique multi-stakeholder platform.

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How one Chilean startup is bringing an end to single-use plastics | Improving lives through business innovation

Algramo has created a refillable dispensing system that replaces plastic sachets clogging the developing world…

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What is sustainable cocoa?

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) standard on sustainable cocoa will help mainstream ethical cocoa, says the chair of the standard, while an NGO worries uptake will be limited.

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It’s just numbers: A ROSI view of corporate sustainability

How do you justify a company’s sustainability investments? There’s an app for that.

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Why Aramark’s new sustainability strategy focuses on ‘well-being’ over sustainability

Here’s a hint: it’s because one follows the other.