Architecture studio Snøhetta is working towards a more circular economy with its latest chair design, which is made from recycled plastic and steel taken fro…
There are times when the challenge of plastic waste seems so immense and so intractable that solutions feel difficult to find. More than 60 percent of plastics end up in a landfill or the natural environment. Millions of tonnes of plastic waste spill into the oceans every year, creating highly visible ecological devastation, a stark reminder that immediate action is needed.
Yet by working in partnership, the consumer goods industry can make a profound positive difference. At The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), we know that business collaboration is an essential part of the answer. We may be competitors in business, but together we are making the case for change, using our influential reach to create changes for people, business and planet.
The 41 members of our Plastic Waste Coalition of Action – representing more than 10 percent of the global plastic packaging market – are striving to deliver the solutions that industry can provide.
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The Wine and Spirit Trade Association has welcomed the UK government’s new Resources and Waste Strategy, but is “unconvinced” by the inclusion of glass drink containers under the proposed deposit return scheme…
Anant Bhaskar Garg and Manisha Agarwal Director, HaritaDhara Research Development and Education Foundation(HRDEF) Abstract As per data from various studies, quality, climate education, and 21stcentury skills are ignored in mainstream education.
Experts from the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, Ikea, Innovate UK and The Body Shop have been confirmed among the first wave of speakers for The Circular Economy Inspiration Sessions – an afternoon of live, interactive presentations and discussions taking place virtually on Thursday 25 March. The Sessions form part of a dedicated week of action inspired by edie’s Mission Possible Plastics Hub. Taking place on Thursday 25 March from 1pm–4pm (GMT), the Circular Economy Inspiration Sessions are targeted at individuals are looking to enhance their approaches and strategies to product manufacturing and procurement to encourage a transition to a circular economy. The online event effectively combines three edie webinars into a single afternoon. Each webinar session will have its own edie chair and selection of independent expert speakers, and each session will take a particular format.