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Seb Egerton-Read

Seb writes daily content for Circulate across the full spectrum of the website's topics. Previously he has spent five years as a freelance writer for a number of websites and blogs. You can e-mail Seb at seb[at]circulatenews.org

BusinessNews

Spring has officially arrived here at Circulate’s HQ in Cowes, Isle of Wight, and we hope to share some of that sunshine with one of our richest Friday circular economy roundups featuring some of the best reading, viewing and listening for you to enjoy this weekend.

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Energy and Material FlowsNews

Woven from a material designed to mimic spider silk, Adidas is set to release a fully biodegradable running trainer.

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People and SocietyPodcasts

The information technology revolution has only just begun, yet it is removing jobs faster than its creating them in a global economy which has faltering growth, social tensions, unemployment and resource issues.  What are the consequences, and what needs to be done? In this episode we hear from Nikki Silvestri, a social entrepreneur

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Energy and Material FlowsNews

By committing to supplying electricity to all of its villages by May 2018, and aiming to provide power 24-7 to all households by 2019, the Indian government has set itself a formidable challenge. However, the latest policy initiative, which focuses on the potential of renewable-powered microgrids and mini-grids appears to offer

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CitiesNews

Recently described as the “Uber for bikes“, the rapid growth of dockless cycle-sharing schemes in China’s cities is staggering, a story that illustrates the potential hyper-charged impact of the latest digital technologies.  

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BusinessNews

De Lage Landen’s (DLL) latest bluepaper focuses on the Internet of Things (IoT), exploring what it is, the potential benefits for business and highlighting real case examples of applications in the market today.

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CitiesNews

The London Waste and Recycling Board (LWARB) has announced the approval of a new business plan, covering the period 2017-2020, which sets out £50 million worth of investment in projects related to the circular economy.

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Energy and Material FlowsNews

The World Economic has cited “a global water crisis” as the biggest threat facing humanity during the next century. Meanwhile, global water demand is projected to increase by at least 2% annually over the next few decades, which is only likely to exacerbate current challenges. In that context, ING has

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BusinessNews

Sharing economy firms like Uber and Airbnb may be leveraging their access to information, gained by facilitating trusted transactions between strangers on a digital platform, to disadvantage their participants and avoid regulation according to a new research paper co-published by a law professor and a technology ethnographer at the University of

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Energy and Material FlowsNewsPeople and Society

We can’t cover all of the interesting circular economy related story every week, so we offer Circulate on Fridays as a weekend check in on the lay of the land! This week, we invite you to listen to a podcast on whether we’re seeing the ‘end of ownership’, explore leather

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