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The Ellen MacArthur Foundation, Prince of Wales’ International Sustainability Unit and Wendy Schmidt want to change the way we make and use plastic

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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,

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UK startup Recycling Technologies has unveiled a new machine, which can be mass produced and transported to waste and recycling sites, which transforms discarded plastics back into its oil form.

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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.

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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.

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Policymakers across the world have a vital role to play in the transition towards a plastics system that works.

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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

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Woven from a material designed to mimic spider silk, Adidas is set to release a fully biodegradable running trainer.

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What can London’s ‘Great Stink’ of 1858 tell us about the flows of biological stuff in our cities?

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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

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