Energy and Material Flows
It is becoming increasingly apparent that transitioning towards a more restorative and regenerative economic model that decouples economic prosperity from the consumption of finite resources will necessitate the breaking down of the silos created across business, education and the broader economy, on which a linear, take-make-dispose system has thrived.
Welcome to 2017! Circulate on Fridays is back and ready for another year. As the idea of a circular economy continues to gain traction in business, education, policy and media, we’re expecting to have an even larger number of great stories to share with you this, so stay tuned. Don’t
Creating farming techniques that don’t use heavy amounts of chemical fertilisers and pesticides or tillage – preparation of soil for planting through mechanical agitation of various types, such as digging, stirring and overturning – is becoming increasingly regarded as crucial for an abundant and secure food supply in the future.
How new, platform-type business models are mediating the production of goods, and the implications this may have for the circular economy.
The search giant predicts it will achieve 100% renewables in 2017, and has shared the story in a new white paper.
Biology is the unparalleled master of additive manufacturing. But what would bioinspired additive technology look like, and how would it work?
Top picks for products, processes, and their makers, that are leading the way in the movement of materials innovation.