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NUMIX Materials Metals Recycling Technology Promotes Circular Economy

Startup company NUMiX Materials has developed a technology it hopes will provide a missing link in the metals supply chain to promote a circular economy.

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Is General Mills the only one putting its money where its mouth is on sustainability?

General Mills has been the subject of some bad press recently, particularly after a study concluded that 21 of its products, including Cheerios and Nature Valley cereals, contain glyphosate residue, the main ingredient in the much-vilified RoundUp pesticide. The chemical’s manufacturer, Bayer, has been battling a series of lawsuits brought by plaintiffs claiming that exposure to glyphosate caused them to develop cancer and that then-manufacturer Monsanto knew of the risk and failed to provide appropriate warnings.

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WTO Committee on Trade and Environment Continues Efforts on Plastics Pollution, Circular Economy

The Committee on Trade and Environment (CTE) of the World Trade Organization (WTO) met on 3 July 2020 to discuss how trade policy can address plastics pollution and a circular economy and to review the resumption of work on other initiatives disrupted by COVID-19.  The meeting, chaired by Ambassador Chad Blackman (Barbados), served to continue conversations previously introduced by members at the WTO, including a discussion on addressing plastics pollution in November 2019 and an informal consultation on the subject held in February 2020, co-hosted by China and Fiji.

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Doggy bags to pig feed: 10 things we learned about food waste | Guardian Sustainable Business | The Guardian

A panel of experts joined us online to talk about preventing and getting value from food waste.Here’s what we learned…

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UK Government Outlines Circular Economy Package to Boost Recycling & Sustainability | Waste Management World

With the end of the transition period for Brexit looming ever closer, the UK government has outlined plans for its own Circular Economy Package (CEP).

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Blog: Will behaviour change be key to the success or failure of the circular economy?

This second webinar in the new series of deep dive sessions jointly hosted by SUEZ and CIWM explored how we can help encourage, support and adapt consumer behaviour and choices as part of effectively delivering the circular economy and inspire them to make the right choices sooner rather than later.

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Topolytics: Mapping the world’s waste and enabling the circular economy #TheNextGeo

In 2016, less than 1/3 of the 2 billion tonnes of waste was recycled. Topolytics is on a mission to map the waste and enable circular economy.

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£6.5m circular economy funding to support green recovery in Wales

The Deputy Minister for Housing and Local Government has launched the second round of Welsh Government’s £6.5m Circular Economy fund for local authorities and publicly funded bodies, including town and community councils, to support a “green recovery”.

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Stora Enso and Helsinki Olympic Stadium Partner on Circular Economy

Stora Enso and Helsinki Olympic Stadium have signed a partnership agreement to develop low-carbon, eco-friendly operations at the stadium by promoting the use of renewable materials and circular economy solutions.

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Amsterdam’s Pandemic Recovery Plan Embraces Doughnut Economics and the Circular Economy

Amsterdam is the first city to embrace Doughnut Economics, a concept developed by British economist Kate Raworth. The city is hoping that implementing the sustainable economic model, which strives for a circular economy and tackles social inequalities, will help it rebuild post-pandemic.

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What is a Circular Economy, and how does it look in 2020?

The world’s economy has proven to be a mechanism that favours the few and has little to no regard for the earth’s limited resources and the environment as a whole.

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Advancing Circular Economy – Press Office – Newcastle University

The North of Tyne Combined Authority is backing the scientists of the future with plans to boost green technology and manufacturing in Newcastle, North Tyneside and Northumberland.

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Growing sustainable food | Sustainable Energy

From biogas to solar to geothermal, Sustainable Energy looks at alternative ways of powering food production.

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Innovative Water Solutions for Sustainable Development

Featuring Abengoa, an international company known for providing innovative technology solutions that aid in sustainable development in the water sector.

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Enablon and Me: When an Unsustainable Old Man Met the Sustainable Company

Learn more about Tom Barr and his book “Enablon and Me”, the funniest and most insightful memoire-turned-business-book you will read this year.