The plastics industry says a deposit return scheme would mean consumers would have to pay more for drinks.
Ecommerce major Flipkart has made a commitment to move towards a 100 percent recycled plastic consumption in its own supply chain by March 2021.
Rethinking collaboration across supply chains to produce food regeneratively. African farmers, businesses, and food entrepreneurs are at the forefront of food production and the backbone of many African economies. As the many case studies included in this article show, some are already reaping the benefits of a shift to a circular economy for food. However, in many parts of the continent, agriculture fails to provide either sufficient nutrition to its citizens or a decent livelihood to its farmers. African cities represent one of the fastest-changing demographics in the world. Africa’s urban population is set to double in the next 30 years, at the same time the affluence of African citizens is also increasing. As a result, each year African cities require a greater overall volume of food and will in turn produce more organic waste.
The World Circular Economy Forum brings together business leaders, policymakers, and experts to present the world’s best circular economy solutions. In light of the COVID-19 pandemic the landmark circular economy event, due to take place in Toronto in September, has been postponed until 2021. In its place, WCEFonline is diving into why and how a circular economy can help reboot and build resilience in the economy.
E-waste is now the world’s fastest-growing waste stream. Indeed, we generated the equivalent of 4,500 Eiffel Towers of electronic waste in a single year. And…