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.
The Swedish government is set to take policy steps to enable a different kind of behaviour in the way in which products are used and the life-cycles of goods. Tax breaks on repairs to bicycles, washing machines and just about any broken item are being brought to the parliament by the
It’s Friday again, which means that it is time for another Circulate on Fridays! Learn more about the circular food system, innovating with sea cucumbers, a trash-eating shark, why one company likes old jeans and the silicon valley of agriculture. We’ve got some great reading for you this weekend.
Recovering, reprocessing, remanufacturing and redistributing parts was not an economically beneficial option for manufacturers in the post-industrial revolution linear economy. The picture in the first part of the 21st century is very different, and an increasing number of companies have identified the opportunities of adopting remanufacturing as a larger part
Trends in mobility including sharing, electric cars and autonomous vehicles are often discussed and often written about. These transitions also hold significance for car parts manufacturers and there is potential for these actors to take advantage according to a recently published report called On the Road to the Circular Car.
Welcome to another edition of Circulate on Fridays, where we bring you our weekly selection of circular economy related articles, videos and more to consume during your weekend. Today, we’ve picked out a piece from The Economist, which looks at the importance of balance in the financial sector, we’ve also got
Every Friday, Circulate provides a roundup of some of the best circular economy articles, videos and podcasts that we’ve seen during the week. Today, we’ve picked out a piece on the impact of one of the leading car-sharing firms in the U.S, a new film on the future of agriculture, the
Singapore is aiming to become the first country in the world to operate a fleet of automated taxis after city authorities signed separate deals with nuTonomy and Delphi Automotive to test the possibilities of autonomous technologies during the course of the next year.
With startup success stories, acres of media coverage and stacks of investment, for better or worse the sharing economy has earned its place on the hype cycle of new trends and technologies in recent years. Use of the term and development of models have grown in parallel with the circular
SeymourPowell has estimated that over 50 million litres of paint ends up going unused annually in the UK, up to 15% of the total amount of the product sold. Recycling and using old paint has typically been a laborious and costly process, but there are signs that this could change