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
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
It is becoming more generally accepted that accounting for the full cost of products and services, incorporating and valuing natural capital in the global economy is a valuable action for the future of the economy. However, actually measuring natural capital in both a thorough and simple way has not been possible
Every Friday, Circulate rounds up a collection of interesting circular economy related stories and articles. In today’s selection, we reflect on something that you might not realise Henry Ford said, a village in the Netherlands that plans to grow its own food, live off the grid and handle its own waste,