A sweet approach to sustainability

(FINLAND) Eating doughnuts is a pretty cool way to learn about anything. And in Finland it is being used to raise awareness about the circular economy. Other subjects take note - your popularity will skyrock...

Circular economy needs team work

The world's most famous circular economy club has its latest member. PA Consulting Group, a leading tech and innovation consultancy, announced this month it has joined the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s Circul...

Tackling e-waste a top priority

To help combat e-waste a team of leading researchers is developing degradable electronic components created from corn starch, the American Chemical Society has revealed. This is an important step in finding ...

Bottling a sustainable future

The NaturALL Bottle Alliance launched this month by Danone and Nestlé Waters in collaboration with California's Origin Materials will help advance the industry's circular economy ambitions. The t...

Japan 2020 will be the circular games

(JAPAN) Efforts are well underway to make the 2020 Olympics in Japan an exemplar of the circular economy in action. Sustainability is being factored into every element of the planning process for Japan 20...

From ‘piss to pilsner’ – beer anyone?

|14 April 2017| DENMARK Denmark is pioneering a beercycling process by using an abundant summer festival waste product to make beer. Thirsty festival goers provide an ever ending supply of it and the D...

Circular system needs flexible approach

|13 April 2017| LONDON Authorities in the UK should implement more flexible planning systems to support the waste management industry in its efforts to align more closely with the circular economy, a new ...

‘Fashion for Good’

|12 April 2017| Household names from the world of fashion are working collaboratively to build a sustainable future for the industry. H&M has already set out its vision to become 100% circular by 2030...

Ohio’s circular economy goes online

|11 April 2017| USA Finding new uses for materials destined for landfill is one of the challenges facing those working to advance the circular economy. One solution devised in the American midwestern s...

Packaging made from plants

|10 April 2017| A pioneering company producing food packaging made from plant materials has picked up an award at the World Food Innovation Award 2017. Parkside claimed top spot in the Best Sustainable ca...