Energy and Material Flows
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.
As part of Circulate’s collaboration with the Disruptive Innovation Festival, we’re featuring insight from some of this year’s Open Mic contributors in advance of their performance at the DIF. Find out more at thinkdif.co, and don’t forget to tune into this session live at 18:00 GMT on November 11th. The problem in
Large fashion retailer H&M recently drew attention when it pledged to become “100% circular”. At first glance, the clothing and textiles industry, where new styles emerge several times per year, appears to be one of the least suited to the circular economy, but there are a growing number of examples
A transition to a circular economy could unlock a £4bn “hidden reuse mine” in the UK, specifically around companies positioned in strategically important sectors. A number of opportunities to monetise waste streams as valuable resources were identified in a new report, published by Veolia.