Energy and Material Flows
The circular economy is a concept advanced, in particular, by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, and Ken Webster in his recent book: The Circular Economy – a wealth of flows. It represents an economic system that moves away from the linear “take, make and dispose” model which has traditionally dominated our
One of the world’s largest cosmetics firms, L’Oréal, has received accreditation for two of their products based on their manufacturing processes. The products, a shampoo and a conditioner, were awarded the Silver Standard Cradle to Cradle® accreditation, from MBDC, a company which was created to champion better business practises and
The weekend is almost upon us once again! In this edition of Circulate on Fridays, we’re catching up on the word from the circular economy after Thursday’s Financial Times event, ‘glimpsing’ the future of AI and much more!
A 1920’s house in Cambridge, Massachusetts is currently being refitted in a way which could transform the building industry. The headquarters of the Harvard Center for Green Buildings and Cities has been equipped with a number of contemporary technologies, as part of an attempt to prove that ordinary houses can be
Circulate on Fridays: Ellen MacArthur, HRH The Prince of Wales & Paul Polman on the new plastics economy
Circulate on Fridays is back for another weekly roundup. If plastics are your thing, you’re in for a treat.
The Ellen MacArthur Foundation, Prince of Wales’ International Sustainability Unit and Wendy Schmidt want to change the way we make and use plastic
Every week Circulate on Fridays aims to break down walls by sharing a combination of cutting edge and often close to ‘whacky’ video, podcast and reading content. This weekend is no different! We share a smartphone BBC film on biodegradable clothing, a Danish beer brewed partly using music festival urine,
This weekend’s Circulate on Fridays is a real beaut! The tour includes Nissan’s announcement of a rival for Tesla’s Powerwall, Oslo as a car-free utopia, the potential of synthetic spider silk as a widely used material source, and much more.
Our weekly roundup of circular economy stories includes a focus on a new report on the concept via Morgan Stanley, Renault hits an electric vehicle milestone and much more.