Joe Iles
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Joe Iles

I'm Editor in Chief of Circulate and Digital Architect at the Ellen MacArthur Foundation.

When I'm not discussing the circular economy, I also love talking about digital media and online trends, memes, music, bad films and good beer.

You can find me on twitter @joeiles or email joe[at]circulatenews.org

News

Sound the klaxon! It’s Circulate on Fridays time. Stories about the power of networks, nodes and connections provide a (tenuous) theme for this batch of circular economy links. Assimilate this information and join the hivemind…

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CitiesEnergy and Material FlowsFeatured

t is often observed that the pace of innovation within the construction and building industry appears to be slow. Comparably, most buildings having a longer lifespan than furniture, phones, and cars, so constant iteration and improvement is likely to be more difficult. However, recent years have seen some impressive technologies

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News

Remember all those “I’ll read this later” articles you bookmarked this week? We’ve got you covered. In Circulate on Fridays, we pick out the most essential circular economy coverage from the past five days. Enjoy!

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BusinessEnergy and Material FlowsNews

The startup has managed to redistribute one million tonnes of unwanted items and equipment via their innovative online platform, supporting the circular economy through direct re-use.

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Featured

In the pre-digital world we used to work for materials, and now materials work for us.

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Emerging MarketsEnergy and Material FlowsNews

SAP find $33 trillion and 7.6 gigatons of CO2 savings in bringing digital business to six major industries. Who knew? Find out more in this weeks Circulate on Fridays…

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Energy and Material FlowsFoodNews

In this panel at the 2016 CE100 Annual Summit, Leontino Balbo Jr, Janez Potočnik, Hunter Lovins and Ellen MacArthur explore the alternative approach of regenerative agriculture.

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chemistry
Energy and Material FlowsNewsPeople and Society

Keeping materials cycling throughout the economy is good, right? Perhaps not, if you haven’t considered exactly what materials you’ve got re-entering the loop.

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News

Every Friday, Circulate closes out the week with a selection of some of our favourite circular economy-related news from the week that was.

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Energy and Material FlowsNews

At the 2016 CE100 Annual Summit, Cyrus Wadia of Nike explains how systems innovation will be key to revalorising the apparel industry’s giant material flows.

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