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Full article: Challenges in supply chain redesign for the Circular Economy: a literature review and a multiple case study

Despite companies face several challenges when redesigning their supply chain for the Circular Economy, the literature lacks a systematisation of such challenges and of the ways to overcome them. T…

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International Campaign Launched to Promote Sustainable Leather

Sustainable Leather – International campaign launched to promote Leather’s heritage and credentials as natural, sustainable and durable.

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Linda Crichton receives MBE for services to waste and recycling sector

There is good news for the resources and waste sector in the Queen’s Birthday Honours this year with Linda Crichton (pictured above), a longstanding sector expert and member of CIWM, receiving an MBE.

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Sustainability through Swedish innovation

At Ecophon, we take great pride in making sure that our business is sustainable, inside and out. We have a fundamental respect for people and care strongly about all their environments. That’s why we continuously strive to improve production techniques, materials used, and everything else that adds to our environmental footprint. We do in-depth life cycle analyses to uncover every aspect of our products’ environmental impact. Armed with that knowledge, we push ourselves to improve every phase, from sourcing raw materials and production to transportation and waste management.

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Lika and Mali Losinj included in the top 100 sustainable destinations for 2020 – The Dubrovnik Times

Lika and Mali Losinj are listed among the top hundred world sustainable green destinations for 2020, a list compiled for the sixth year in a row by the international foundation “Global Green Destinations”, which brings together the world’s sustainable tourist destinations.

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Regional Victoria benefits from Providence’s plans to power a sustainable renewable energy future

Victoria is the latest state to benefit from an ambitious solar farm roll-out by Providence Asset Group and follows last month’s announcement of plans for 28 solar farms across NSW, incorporating ground-breaking hydrogen storage technology that will be a…

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Textile Trends Look to a More Sustainable Future

It’s what everyone in the design scene is wondering: What are the trends that will appear after COVID-19? Heimtextil, the leading fair for home and interiors textiles, is scheduled for May 4-7, 2021, in Frankfurt, Germany, and may offer some answers. (The show’s previously planned dates of Jan. 12-15, 2021, were just changed.) The trade show recently presented a video seminar with textile trends for 2021-22.

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2H and 2H/1T-Transition Metal Dichalcogenide Films Prepared via Powderless Gas Deposition for the Hydrogen Evolution Reaction | ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering

The cathodic process in electrochemical water electrolyzers, the hydrogen evolution reaction (HER), is an extremely important reaction as it produces clean H2 gas that can be utilized in a fuel cel…

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Food security, sustainable agriculture and forestry, water research and the bioeconomy | CZELO | Czech Liaison Office for Research, Development and Innovation

The Czech Liaison Office for Research Development and Innovation (CZELO) together with the Lithuanian Research Development and Innovation Liaison Office (LINO) are pleased to invite you to online event on “Food Safety – What is the role of research and innovation?”. The main objective of the webinar is to address the role of research and innovation in delivering the European Commission and UN SDGs objectives on food safety, adaptation to climate change and improving the tolerance of crops and livestock to stress, drought and floods.

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What do you know about e-waste?

E-waste is the world’s fastest growing waste stream and much of it is handled unsafely, causing pollution, human health hazards, and the loss of valuable finite resources. Take this short quiz to test your e-waste knowledge.

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RTPI | Kelham Island – A sustainable, neighbourhood vision

Kelham Island and Neepsend Neighbourhood Forum is pleased to present Sheffield’s vibrant neighbourhood of Kelham Island and the Forum’s vision and plans.

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German startup Chemster launches digital ‘ecosystem’ for cosmetics creators

German startup Chemster has unveiled ozmi, an easy-to-use, one-stop digital ‘ecosystem’ for personal care professionals, following an extensive beta testing period.  The first platform launched by Chemster, ozmi has been developed to take the complexity out of the cosmetics creation process.  Users can utilise detailed filters to find ingredients, formulations, packaging and service providers; employ user collaboration for easy contact during the RFQ process and at all product stages; and use product management tools to provide guidance at the product brief or recipe creation stage.

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Brow goals: HCPs latest packaging allows for soft definition or 3D texture

As brow trends shift to looks with soft definition and 3D texture, essential products to encourage this result include nourishing regrowth serums and gels…

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Upskilling your staff and building a sustainable team | FSB, The Federation of Small Businesses

This webinar is for businesses based in England who are looking to hire young people; upskill their staff; merge roles or create new positions post-lockdown. Event details Host – Anthony Impey MBE, Chair, DCMS Policy Unit for Skills and Apprenticeships. Join this virtual event with a packed expert panel to find out about the different ways you can upskill your team and support young people.