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Italian government releases strategic paper on the circular economy

Circulate – the go-to location for circular economy related news and insight.

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Cautious Welcome for Circular Economy Package Progress from Steel Industry

Following over two years of discussion, the European institutions have agreed, in principle, on a reform of EU waste rules. The Association of European Producers of Steel for Packaging (APEAL) has welcomed the announcement of a balanced Circular Economy Package, following the progress made during the last Trilogue discussions yesterday.

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Veolia and Editions Belin recycle old textbooks| – #LivingCircular

Discover Ecogeste Collèges, the operation set up by Veolia and Editions Belin to recycle old textbooks.

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Eunomia to lead study on how to increase circular potential of product groups

Weekly recycling prices, daily news and market intelligence on paper, plastics and metals. Our service is user by major recycling and waste management companies.

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Donate | Sage Sustainable Electronics

The Sage GoodTogether® program professionalizes the entire process of preparing, distributing, and measuring the impact of technology donations.

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Insect-based pet food and blockchain apps: The best green innovations of the week

Each week, numerous eye-catching and potentially transformational innovations that could help businesses and nations deliver on resource efficiency, low-carbon transitions and combat climate change emerge.

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UN Environment Assembly Resolution to Tackle Plastic Waste & Marine Litter

Moves to address marine litter and microplastics, prevent and reduce air pollution were among the 13 non-binding resolutions passed by the UN Environment Assembly at its recent meeting in in Nairobi. The Draft resolution on marine litter and microplastics seeks, by 2025, to “prevent and significantly reduce marine pollution of all kinds, in particular from land-based activities, including marine debris and nutrient pollution”.

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New Report: Cities as Living Labs | Open Living Labs

ENoLL collaborated with researchers from Laurea University and published a report on Cities as Living Labs – Increasing the impact of investment in the circular economy for sustainable cities which enriches the European Commission’s RISE group (Research, Innovation and Science Policy Experts) repository.

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Intel aims to use renewable energy and end landfill use by 2030

While the goals may seem idealistic, Intel says it has managed to achieve many of its 2020 ambitions, including recycling 90 percent of its trash and drastically reducing toxic waste sent to landfills.

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Amcor to make its packaging range fully-recyclable by 2025

Packaging manufacturer Amcor has pledged to make its entire range of packaging recyclable or reusable by 2025. Amcor’s commitment makes it the first major packaging brand to make this pledge, though the announcement follows similar commitments from major brands such as Coca-Cola, McDonald’s and Evian.

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Introducing … Circularity 19

The launch of GreenBiz Group’s newest event brand, a three-day event focusing on the systemic shifts to a circular economy.

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EU Funded Circular Economy Projects to be Showcased at Ecomondo in Rimini

This year’s Ecomondo exhibition in Rimini from 6-9 November will showcase European projects financed via four different programs by means of the European Union’s agency Executive Agency for Small and Medium Enterprises.

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Europe must look beyond the Circular Economy Package

The EU’s Circular Economy Package is delivering some important progress on supporting business resource efficiency. But the circular economy will need to remain top of the agenda for many years to come if the EU is to see a step change in resource productivity, argues Nick Molho.

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YUNUS URGES FOR BUILDING CIRCULAR ECONOMY AT ONE PLANET SUMMIT

More than 50 World Leaders Deliberate on the Second Anniversary of Paris Climate agreement in France at the One Planet Summit Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus spoke at a roundtable discussion titled ‘Accelerating local and regional climate action’ during the One Planet Summit in Paris hosted by President Emmanuel Macron of France.

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The Future of Consumption: A Question of Trust

As a boy growing up in Hong Kong, I often joined my father on business meetings. These meetings typically took place in restaurants in Kowloon,…

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Plastics Strategy: EU must heed example of best practices – EURACTIV.com

Now that the European Commission has finally published its Plastics Strategy, the EU institutions should take inspiration from the best practices out there to make the upcoming legislation on single-use plastics work for citizens, the planet and the economy. Ariadna Rodrigo is product policy campaigner at Zero Waste Europe, part of the Rethink Plastic alliance.

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Shift to circular economy needed to tackle waste woes

In the face of mounting pressure from the increasing speed of waste generation, Cambodia should begin a transition towards a non-waste, circular economy as soon as possible, the United Nations Development Programme said yesterday.

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Pentatonic X Snarkitecture’s fractured furniture reimagines the circular economy

with a meandering crack splitting the bench and table in two, the pentatonic x snarkitecture ‘fractured’ collection reinvents the relationship between art, design and materials.

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Make – Use – Reuse: Copper’s Role in the Circular Economy

A resilient and sustainable world is not easily created. As a global community, we must constantly innovate and collaborate to ensure a bright future for all.As we build greener buildings and communi…