From ‘piss to pilsner’ – beer anyone?

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 Danish Agriculture and Food Cou...

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’

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 and now the C&...

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...

‘Innovation Deal’ supports agriculture

|7 April 2017| EUROPE Finding innovative ways to reuse wastewater for agricultural purposes is at the heart of a new European deal signed today aimed at advancing the circular economy. The Innovation D...

Rethinking the world’s waste problems

Getting people to view waste as a valuable resource might not be an easy sell but it is key to building a truly sustainable planet. A radical rethink among individuals, companies and governments, isn't just pre...

Redesigning global economy invaluable

(BRUSSELS) In a word 'opportunity' - that is how Ellen MacArthur would sum up the circular economy. The Ellen MacArthur Foundation which bares the legendary sailor's name, exists to support businesses, ci...

H&M to become 100% circular

(SWEDEN) Global fashion giant H&M has a vision to become 100% circular by 2030 and use only recycled or other sustainably sourced materials. Launched in 1947, the Swedish company is now a household na...

Beer made from bread

(SCOTLAND) A Glasgow beer maker has launched a brew made with leftover morning rolls in a bid to reduce food waste. Jaw Brew's collaboration with Aulds bakers was brought about through the ongoing efforts...