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

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Every Friday, Circulate provides a roundup of some of the best circular economy articles, videos and podcasts that we’ve seen during the week. This Friday, Stephen Hawking outlines the future we need, Kevin Kelly describes the future we’ll get, and other good stuff. Circular economy R&D in action It’s one thing

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If the producers of the new Channel 4 TV show Eden are serious about re-thinking society, then the circular economy framework should be part of the experiment.

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What do we mean by low to middle income economies or emerging markets? Why has there been so little research on the circular economy opportunities in these contexts so far? How can economies dependent on intense resources extraction take advantage of a new regenerative model? Seb Read is joined by

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Every Friday, Circulate rounds up a collection of interesting circular economy related stories and articles. This Friday, we’re talking 3D printing, leasing jeans and why the Netherlands is a circular economy hotspot.

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Every Friday, Circulate rounds up a collection of interesting circular economy related stories and articles. This Friday, we’ve got a systems thinker’s take on Brexit, a brief recap of this year’s CE100 Annual Summit, and a report from the frontline of the e-waste industry.

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This Friday, Pew Research finds out what people really think of the sharing economy, NASA are using gecko tech and a chance to catch up on circular economy insight on the BBC and iTunes.

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Next week, the New Plastics Economy initiative will kick off in London. Chris Grantham of IDEO explains why it’s significant.

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The ‘sharing economy’ space is fast-moving, brimming with innovation, and has the potential to change the way we live our lives. Are a set of values or principles that can ensure that these new practices contribute to a prosperous economy that works in the long term?

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Every Friday, Circulate provides a roundup of some of the best circular economy articles, videos and podcasts that we’ve seen during the week. This Friday, we’re looking the growth of circular economy thinking in Africa, how some big brands are stating their bold ambitions, and Nissan’s role in developing a

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CitiesEnergy and Material FlowsNewsPeople and Society

Every Friday, Circulate provides a roundup of some of the best circular economy articles, videos and podcasts that we’ve seen on the internet during the week. This Friday, we’re looking at a new form of bio plastic, the unbelievable growth of megacities, how NASA are pushing tech that could help develop a circular economy here on earth and more.

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