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The world’s e-waste is a huge problem. It’s also a golden opportunity

Of the staggering 50 million tonnes of e-waste produced globally each year, just 20% is recycled. But a circular approach, as outlined in a new report, could turn the world’s e-waste mountain from a problem into a huge opportunity.

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PepsiCo signs supply agreement for sustainable PET

PepsiCo Inc.in the USA has signed a multi-year supply agreement with Loop Industries Inc., a leading technology innovator in sustainable plastic founded…

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ESA welcomes NIA resources and waste policy recommendations

The Environmental Services Association says the National Infrastructure Assessment is good but misses an opportunity to ‘move away from blunt municipal recycling targets.

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£1m fund to encourage Scottish businesses to cut out food waste

FUNDING has been made available to help encourage Scottish businesses aiming to cut food waste.

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Achieving a circular economy: New business guide launched by edie

Organisations looking to accelerate the transition to a circular economy now have access to a comprehensive ‘edie explains’ guide which breaks down everything there is to know about achieving a zero-waste world.

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Project to enable plastics to be recycled together

Bath is leading a £4.8M consortium to develop catalysts for sustainable manufacturing and help promote a circular economy…

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Global Commitment Aims To Eliminate Plastic Pollution At Source

A global commitment to eliminate plastic waste and pollution at the source has been signed by 290+ organisations, representing 20% of all plastic packaging produced globally…

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Charlotte North Carolina Launches New Economic Model

The city’s Circular Charlotte model would use waste to potentially create hundreds of new jobs and significant revenue by 2040.

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Tour of the Mediterranean’s circular solutions: feedback #LivingCircular

Discover Stéphanie and Pierre’s feedback from their one month bike journey around the Mediterranean looking at circular economy solutions.

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6 EU Gas Grids Have Committed to 100% Decarbonised Gas by 2050. Ireland Must Follow

135 experts in their field travelled from 12 countries to attend the SEAI/ International Energy Agency Bioenergy Symposium on “Anaerobic Digestion in the Circular Economy” in University College Cork. The Symposium, organised by MaREI Director Prof.

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Spotlight on SAP Innovation Center Network: Problems, Give Us Problems!

These days, having some kind of innovation incubator isn’t exactly a secret weapon for large enterprises anymore. “Pretty much everyone has one now,” Jan Schaffner,…

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Mud Jeans Steps Up Circularity Efforts

Circular jeans brand Mud Jeans has joined the Ellen Macarthur Foundation Circular Economy 100 (CE100) Network.

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This reversible glue could change the way we make everyday products

Glues have been the cornerstone of linear mass production. Different materials can be easily combined for the huge variety of performance demands in our everyday stuff. But the same glues are a circular economy nightmare. They are a major obstacle when it comes to opening up products to salvage components, or for separating materials to create pure streams and achieve proper recycling. Circular economy initiatives…

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Ecomondo: The great issues of the green and circular economy

European Strategy for plastics and its developments; the most advanced experiences of the circular bioeconomy in OECD countries and Industry 4.0 applied to waste management and use; the protection, recovery and reuse of water resources.

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Circular economy: Henkel commits to 100 percent recyclable, reusable or compostable packaging by 2025

Henkel has announced ambitious targets for its consumer packaging. The German FMCG manufacturer has pledged to ensure that 100 percent of its packaging is recyclable, reusable or compostable by 2025 as well as committed to using 35 percent recycled plastic for its consumer goods in Europe.

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Opening Keynote Speech of Frans Timmermans at the Circular Economy Stakeholder Conference

Good morning ladies and gentlemen, I am happy to be here today welcoming you to our annual Circular Economy Stakeholder Conference. As with the previous conferences, the number of those wishing to participate greatly exceeded the space we have available.