What makes this plastic so significant is that it can break down in a home composting environment, unlike a lot of bioplastics that can only decompose in a temperature-controlled facility.
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Circular Economy is a model that is being implemented little by little in numerous sectors and businesses. Innovation is a great ally to this new concept, which accelerates the search for new technological solutions that let us improve current production and consumption processes.
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Sustainability at Christopher Newport is about more than recycling. It’s about creating systems to help people and the planet thrive together. According to the Office for Sustainability, it means designing operations that are based on creating a positive impact and solutions, cultivating a community based on well-being for all, and providing everyone at Christopher Newport with the knowledge and skills to create a more sustainable world. Dr. Linda Manning will lead the new center’s efforts.
A circular economy enables us to restore natural ecosystems while still accelerating business and financial objectives. With 90% of CEOs seeing sustainability as important to success and 66% of consumers paying more for sustainable brands, the circular economy might be closer than we think—and it often starts in the supply chain.
Let’s look at a few examples. IKEA is on a journey to become more circular. Back in 2017, it developed its first designing for circularity guide, which helped define IKEA’s circular design. The results in the past few years have been impressive. In financial year 2019, the retail giant gave 47 million products a second life, 38 million products were resold through the as-is specialty shop, and more than 9 million products have been repacked back to the shelf.
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