L’Oréal champions circular economy

Why is French cosmetics giant L'Oréal embracing the circular economy? Because it's worth it, of course. It is showing real leadership when it comes to building new and sustainable business models. This week ...

The tools for a circular economy

(USA) An online initiative led by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce aims to empower companies to adopt circular economy principles. The Chamber's Foundation Corporate Citizenship Center (CCC) is part of a coll...

Fast-tracking the circular economy

Car manufacturers are working hard to accelerate the industry's adoption of circular economy production methods. Renault, an early signatory to the Ellen MacArthur Foundation - back in 2010 - is one of the i...

The leading circular economy nations

Countries across the world are developing strategies for moving to a circular economy. One of the early pace setters is Holland, where the government has set a target of shifting to a circular system by 2050...

Reykjavik to host Circular Ocean event

(ICELAND) The oceans could become submerged in plastic waste unless new material and recycling models are developed. To spearhead the types of changes needed to protect them, the Circular Ocean project is...

$2 million prize for cleaner oceans

By 2050 the oceans could be filled with more plastics than fish if drastic action isn't taken now, according to one report. The shocking prediction was revealed by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation in: The New ...

Standing up for the environment

(UK) Environmentalist Lizzie Carr will attempt to become the first female to cross the English Channel on a stand up paddle board (SUP) in less than 24 hours. Innovators Magazine online recently ran a sto...

Making cars from paper waste

(USA) Researchers in Texas have developed a method for converting waste from the paper and pulp industries into carbon fibres that could be used to make cars. The carbon fibres are made using lignin extra...

Shifting to a circular system by 2050

(HOLLAND) A global movement is growing in support of the circular economy. Replacing the linear system's environmentally crippling ‘take-make-dispose’ model isn't just preferable, it is essential. And the...

Because the planet is worth it

(FRANCE) Cosmetics giant L’Oréal has announced it is going to develop new systems to support sustainable production. It is partnering with waste and water management company SUEZ to advance the circular econ...