Sustainability experts from Sky, Surfdome and Nestlé have outlined how bold aspirations that target problematic plastics through the broader view of climate change can help spur the private sector towards a circular economy.
Ife Ogunfuwa Nigeria has led the West African region to generate 461,300 tonnes of electronic waste in 2019, a new report by the United Nations has said.According to the UN Global e-waste monitor 2020 published on Thursday, the country is still heavily reliant on informal recycling of e-waste despite…
Armstrong Flooring company has reached a milestone via its On&On Recycling Program: The company has recycled more than 100 million pounds of post-consumer flooring materials, and kept 50,000 tons of materials out of landfills. “Sustainable consumption and production is about promoting resource and energy efficiency and that is exactly what our On&On Recycling Program does. It diverts material from the landfill and reduces resource use, degradation and pollution along the whole lifecycle,” said Amy Costello, Sustainability Manager, Armstrong Flooring. “The On&On Recycling Program enables our products to have lower environmental footprints while supporting our commitment to circular economy principles and closed-loop manufacturing.”
MIPIM (Marché International des Professionnels d’Immobilier) is described as the world’s largest real estate market event. It brings together investors, developers, and professional service providers with countries and city regions that have investor ready assets and projects. The Partnership’s Chair, Katherine Bennett, and I were joined at the event by Board Members Cllr Toby Savage and Richard Bonner with Cllr Huw Thomas welcoming visitors in a virtual address. Our shared mission – making strides in ensuring that the opportunities and strengths that exist across the Western Gateway are ‘known’ internationally as well as nationally.
Just a fraction of global resources are re-used according to new research – but can we close the loop in time? In October a major UN report confirmed what most of the climate world already knew: that the carbon reduction pledges made by nations at the Paris Summit in 2015 are insufficient if the world is to avert dangerous global warming.