Many products just aren’t built to last and it’s often a deliberate choice by the manufacturers known as planned obsolescence. Now enter the antidote – the circular economy, where products are kept in circulation for as long as possible.
Global hotelier Accor has committed to remove all single-use plastics from guest-facing operations by 2022, in the same week that brewer AB InBev’s Brazilian subsidiary pledged to end plastic pollution from its packaging by 2025.
An Adelaide start-up could soon replace drinking straws with Australian-grown real straw, replacing the need for plastic ones.
The Limburg Energy Fund (“LEF”), a regional investment fund established by the Province of Limburg, is the first of its kind to join Circle Economy’s membership community. LEF has a mandate to support sustainability in or for Limburg.
The world’s largest asset management firm, BlackRock, has launched its first investment fund dedicated to accelerating the global development of a circular economy.