Energy and Material Flows
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.
Apple hopes that it’ll eventually be able to manufacture iPhones, iPads, Macbooks, and other products using exclusively recycled materials, rather than relying upon mining finite resources. Released as part of the company’s annual environmental report, the announcement has understandably garnered significant media attention, but perhaps more importantly it offers a clear lens to
Woven from a material designed to mimic spider silk, Adidas is set to release a fully biodegradable running trainer.
By committing to supplying electricity to all of its villages by May 2018, and aiming to provide power 24-7 to all households by 2019, the Indian government has set itself a formidable challenge. However, the latest policy initiative, which focuses on the potential of renewable-powered microgrids and mini-grids appears to offer