PARIS and LONDON, June 1, 2021 — Atos today announces it has been awarded a contract by the University of Edinburgh to deliver its most efficient…
Last year, the Circular Economy Transition (CET) launched the first Circular Economy Incubator with the aim of supporting early-stage startups that are dedicated to developing solutions based on circular activities such as resell, reuse, repair, and refurbish. Through a three months incubation program, startups have the opportunity to develop a minimum viable product (MVP) and validate their business model supported by one-to-one mentoring sessions with experienced coaches, workshops, networking sessions, and access to the Swiss circular startup ecosystem and a pool of experts within the field of Circular Economy.
A Chinese artist on Saturday unveiled a sculpture made of discarded mobile phones and shaped like a cell tower in a bid to highlight the problem of electronic waste. The phones were rigged to a metal frame and synchronised so their screens would flash in various colours.
Sand is a critical ingredient for many of the materials that we take for granted: concrete, glass and asphalt. Sand and coarse aggregates form the backbone of the modern world and also, through land reclamation, the ground on which we live.
Packaging designer Elena Amato has created bacterial cellulose sheets using a mixture of natural and sustainable materials that are said to provide a good alternative to plastic packaging for personal care products.