Virgin adopts a circular mindset

(AUSTRALIA) A major international airline is recycling uniforms to make products that are useful for people living through challenging situations. Virgin Australia recycles more than a tonne of clothes ev...

Building a robust circular economy

(EUROPE) Two voluntary schemes targeted at encouraging consumers and businesses in Europe to support circular economy practices are to be made more robust. The European Union’s Ecolabel (EU Ecolabel) - la...

Creative ideas for a circular economy

(LONDON) Students at a London arts college have pioneered a range of new products and concept ideas to show how plastics can be used within the circular economy. Final year students from Central Saint Mar...

New gym made from recycled aerosols

(LONDON) Deodorants - a common part of the post exercise routine - have been used to build a London gym. Right Guard, owned by Henkel - has launched the gym, made with more than 2,500 deodorant cans, at t...

Scotland ‘gets’ the circular economy

(SCOTLAND) A multi-million pound fund to support manufacturing companies advance their circular economy ideas has been launched in Scotland. The £18 million pot - which will be managed by Zero Waste Scotl...

Finland thinks circular economy 24/7

(FINLAND) There is one country that generates a sustainable stream of stories on the circular economy - it's already pretty obvious we're talking about Finland. It has startups pioneering solutions on foo...

Circular economy guide launched

(USA) A 'practitioner guide to the circular economy' has been launched today by the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD). The WBCSD released the guide during the first day of the 201...

‘Mainstreaming the circular economy’

(FINLAND) The first World Circular Economy Forum took place in Helsinki earlier this month. Organised by Sitra, it welcomed international stakeholders to Finland - the first country to publish a roadmap f...

London’s plan to be a circular city

(LONDON) The London Waste and Recycling Board (LWARB) unveiled a roadmap this week for transforming the English capital into a circular city. By implementing practical measures across the city, and across...

From plastic waste to summer fashion

With the sun shining people are reaching for their swimming costumes and sunglasses. And the love of warm weather is increasingly being matched by a widespread love of sustainability. The planet needs it, th...