The town of James Island is one step closer to joining its coastal neighbors in banning single-use plastic bags, straws and foam containers.
Hardly anyone continues to doubt the relevance of sustainable management. With buildings now accounting for some 39% of energy-related carbon dioxide emissions (even more than the transport sector), there is good reason to consider buildings as the number one focus area for emissions reduction…
HONG KONG — At a laboratory in Singapore, researchers are working on a technology with the potential to disrupt the massive — and unsustainable — global shrimp industry….
As part of its ongoing effort to be a better global and corporate citizen, Stanley Black & Decker has launched a new brand aimed at developing technologies that innovate for social good.
Opening the event is Dr Walter Stahel who, many of you will already know, is credited with coining the term ‘circular economy’ in a paper published in 1982. His keynote speech will provide a new vision for realising the full value of our natural resources. Circular recently caught up with Dr Stahel for an exclusive interview, where he revealed the origins of his ideas about the circular economy. ‘The circular economy has always existed,’ he said. ‘It’s as old as humankind, but this was a circular economy of scarcity – and it still is in poorer regions, where everything is repaired or reused. But, in industrialised countries, we live in a society of abundance. To motivate people, to make things last, we need to educate them – we need to change them, their lifestyle, their behaviour, their beliefs.’