One of Europe’s largest international e-commerce retailers, German-based OTTO Group, unveiled a new aspect of its business over the Christmas period, now providing an option where customers can rent a range of products online. Introduced on an experimental basis initially, the rental model has started with a select, but broad
enault has partnered with OSVehicle to create POM, a new electric vehicle (EV), open source and available for customisation by start-ups, independent labs, private customers and researchers.
There is more than $7000 worth of unused stuff sitting in your house, according to Stuffstr and its founder John Atcheson, a sum that likely increased for many people during the holiday period. It’s a statistic that really strikes home on the scale of the opportunity (and the challenge) facing
The British Standards Institute has released the draft of a guide for businesses on implementing the circular economy – the first of its type in the world.
The search giant predicts it will achieve 100% renewables in 2017, and has shared the story in a new white paper.
The banking group’s London Hub hosted startups pitching on everything from open source vehicle platforms to edible packaging and blockchain-powered supply chains as investors and business leaders convened for the first circular economy startup event.
The London Waste and Recycling (LWARB) has launched a new programme to support SMEs in adopting new circular economy business models called Advance London.
In this weekend’s special Circulate on Fridays, and as part of our collaboration with the Disruptive Innovation Festival (DIF), we are showcasing three select DIF events on Circulate. As always, we want to know what you think, let us know on our About page or in the comment space below.
The circular economy is still a relatively new concept in the US market, but there are definite signs of business, large and small, buying into the idea and attempting to understand what it could mean for their models. A circular economy pilot, including by the US Chamber of Commerce Foundation