Enter the Circularity Challenge

Greentown Labs, America's largest cleantech incubator, has launched the Circularity Challenge in collaboration with BASF. The six-month accelerator, supported by Stanley Black & Decker, is open to startups...

Sculpture demands circular response

It is hoped a sculpture built in Helsinki this week from plastic waste can inspire a circular response. Created by schoolchildren, the unveiling coincided with Finland's new presidency of the Council of the EU...

European cities tackle plastic waste

The idea of a circular economy for plastic waste is taking shape in three European cities – all chosen to pilot innovations designed by PlastiCircle, an ambitious project funded by the European Commission. In ...

Children school govt on environment

School children from a London borough are taking their campaign to stop plastic pollution to the UK government. Over 1500 students living in the London Borough of Richmond have penned letters calling on Number...

How much plastic are you using?

It is Earth Day this coming Monday - 22 April. The focus this year is to 'Protect Our Species'. There are also clean ups planned worldwide as part of what will be a day of action that will inspire more than a ...

Breakthrough in war on plastics

"The ultimate goal is to reduce the amount of waste plastics in landfills and oceans." Hear, hear! The words of polymer researcher, Nic Rorrer, who works at the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewabl...

Show your love for the planet

It is Valentine's Day so we are naturally all about the love here at Innovators Magazine. The European Commission is asking you to show your love for the world by ditching single use plastics and support the #...

Investment needed to #SaveOurOceans

(USA) Circulate Capital was launched earlier this month to direct investment at innovation tackling the devastation being caused by plastics in the ocean. With the prospect that “by 2050 oceans could cont...

You can transform our world

Do you want to have a situation where there are ‘more plastics than fish (by weight)’ in the sea by 2050? Of course you don't. But according to one report it's on the cards - unless everyone: individuals,...

Friday is #WorldOceansDay 

Humans need to stop feeding the predator killing their home: plastics. Yesterday was World Environment Day and it is #WorldOceansDay this Friday, but everyday should be a call to action on plastics; it's a p...