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It’s Friday! In this week’s roundup of circular economy related stories, we’ve got a piece that highlights the vital importance of better managing the bioeconomy, Forbes asks whether markets like China and India can be successful in their mission to move past fast fashion. There is, of course, plenty more!

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A varied Circulate on Fridays menu today! We’re talking automotive innovation, 3D printed toys and home made batteries, and save room for a great story of the regenerative power of orange peel. Bon appétit! 

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A new announcement on the availability of batteries by Ikea could make solar electricity more attractive to potential customers, potentially reducing electricity bills by hundreds of pounds. 

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This weekend’s roundup of circular economy related stories includes the “Netflix for fashion”, new biodegradable tyres and much more…

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Arizona State University (ASU) has announced a new innovation incubator programme in partnership with the City of Phoenix. Backed by the US Economic Development Administration’s i6 Challenge, and the Resource Innovation and Solutions Network (RISN), the RISN Incubator is designed to catalyse innovation towards the circular economy by redirecting flows

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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

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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

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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!

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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

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Circulate on Fridays is back for another weekly roundup. If plastics are your thing, you’re in for a treat.

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