Researchers pioneer greener biofuels

Engineers at the National University of Singapore (NUS) have developed a process that could produce cleaner and cheaper biofuels. The team has found a natural bacterium in compost waste - made up of wheat st...

Do you want to be an ecopreneur?

(EUROPE) A free webinar next month will show entrepreneurs the eco-innovation opportunities offered by discarded fishing nets. Innovators Magazine often flags up the regular webinars supported by the Circ...

Giving waste new value

Europe can lead the world in transforming plastic waste into valuable new products, an EU Commissioner said today. Karmenu Vella, Commissioner for Environment Maritime Affairs & Fisheries, took part in y...

Smart bin helps recycling cause

A Polish startup has attracted €500,000 of investment for its smart bin technology. Innovators Magazine reported last year the progress being made by early stage company Bin-e - which is pioneering tech that...

Plastics industry eyes circular future

(EUROPE) LyindellBasell and Suez are going to scale-up the capacity of a Dutch company which converts consumer waste into raw materials for the plastics industry. Innovators Magazine reported last year th...

Europe enters the circular zone

Europe is wasting no time in embracing the economic and environmental opportunities offered by the circular economy. Earlier this week more than 1000 cross-sectoral and community leaders gathered in Brussels...

Chemistry is going circular

(HOLLAND) A Canadian waste-to-biofuel technology pioneer is set to build its first advanced facility in Europe. Enerkem, which is beginning to make an impact in the Chinese and American markets, is collab...

Finns show circular spirit

Neste smashed its Christmas target to collect ham waste from 100,000 households in Finland and convert into renewable diesel by nearly 50%. The renewable fuel producer collected around '44,000 kg of ham fat' o...

Europe can be the circular continent

Europe's political leaders are stepping up efforts to reduce waste and grow the circular economy. Members of the European Parliament have agreed to make waste reduction targets binding and promote the reuse ...

‘Redesigning fashion’s future’

(LONDON) A plan for a 'new textiles economy' has been unveiled today in one of the fashion capitals of the world. The Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s report 'A new textiles economy: Redesigning fashion’s fut...