Car batteries to recharge town

A Japanese town ripped apart by the country's devastating earthquake and tsunami in 2011 is turning to used electric batteries to secure a brighter future. Namie in eastern Japan will be home to a new plant ...

Public targets circular future

(USA) People power will play a major role in unlocking the multi-trillion dollar economic and environmental benefits of the circular economy. American citizens are showing a strong appetite to recycle and...

Europeans take action to combat waste

Europeans are being urged to reuse and repair their goods as part of a week-long initiative to reduce waste. Now in its ninth year, the European Week for Waste Reduction (EWWR) campaign, which kicked off on ...

EU calls for products that last longer

(EUROPE) Politicians in the European Parliament have passed a resolution calling for goods and products to be more easily repairable for reuse. This more circular approach is in line with a 2014 Eurobarom...