For episode 83 of the Sustainable Business Covered podcast, the edie team brings you four exclusive interviews with businesses innovating to bring about truly circular models – Elvis & Kresse, Teemill, Mulberry and Young Planet.
More of the billions of tonnes of materials the world uses each year must be recycled and reused to keep climate change in check, researchers said on Tuesday. Only about a tenth of the nearly 93 billion tonnes of materials utilized annually – including minerals, metals, fossil fuels and biomass – are currently put back into service, said a report by Amsterdam-based social enterprise Circle Economy.
Smurfit Kappa has reently launched a portfolio of sustainable packaging for bundling canned and bottled beverages.
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The production-linked incentive (PLI) scheme for solar PV modules is a positive for domestic original equipment manufacturers and it would help improve cost competitiveness for the domestic industry, rating agency ICRA said on Monday. ‘The benefits available under the PLI scheme along with the imposition of basic customs duty (BCD) on imported solar PV cells and imported solar PV modules are likely to improve the cost competitiveness of domestic PV module manufacturers against imported modules by more than 10 per cent at the prevailing imported module prices, under assumption of backward integration up to cells,” it said in a statement.