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Human activities have started to disrupt the well-tuned water cycle in ways that risk our future prosperity. Could circular economy principles help?

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Bioplastics production is expected to grow by over 50% within five years. Last week 40+ industry leaders backed a new global action plan on plastic packaging at the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting.

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Solar power and other renewable energy sources are increasingly affordable as technologies continues to become more efficient and effective, and the opportunities to scale solutions brings costs down even further. As much as the transition from a fossil-fuel based economy to one powered by renewables is becoming more widely recognised,

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Can come up with a better vision for the future than simply aiming to go cold turkey on plastics, and rejecting the benefits that these materials provide?

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It is becoming increasingly apparent that transitioning towards a more restorative and regenerative economic model that decouples economic prosperity from the consumption of finite resources will necessitate the breaking down of the silos created across business, education and the broader economy, on which a linear, take-make-dispose system has thrived.

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Welcome to 2017! Circulate on Fridays is back and ready for another year. As the idea of a circular economy continues to gain traction in business, education, policy and media, we’re expecting to have an even larger number of great stories to share with you this year, so stay tuned.

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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.

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How new, platform-type business models are mediating the production of goods, and the implications this may have for the circular economy.

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The search giant predicts it will achieve 100% renewables in 2017, and has shared the story in a new white paper.

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The European Environmental Bureau (EEB) has commissioned Eunomia to explore the potential of integrating circular economy principles into Europe’s furniture sector.

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