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International Correspondents

Circulate opens its doors to a selected number of foreign correspondents from different backgrounds, who share our vision to move towards a regenerative circular economy. Possessing deep local knowledge, these contributors will report on circular economy initiatives, highlighting progress made or barriers to overcome in the specific context of their country and beyond at q regional level. From India to Germany, from Mexico to Portugal, and from Norway to the USA they will report both in their native language or in English, contributing to a fuller, wider understanding of the circular economy at global scale.

International Correspondents

La Fab City, ville localement auto-suffisante et globalement connectée, nous invite à repenser l’impact de la fabrication numérique au-delà du Fab Lab, pour relocaliser la production industrielle, alimentaire et énergétique sur le territoire urbain. Ce nouveau concept a été à l’honneur le 10 novembre, lors d’une soirée organisée par OuiShare dans

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International Correspondents

La primera revolución industrial nace, entre 1760 y 1849, con la máquina a vapor y la mecanización del trabajo y la producción. La segunda revolución industrial, entre finales del siglo XIX y comienzos del siglo XX, con la producción en masa, gracias a la electricidad y las líneas de ensamblaje.

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Energy and Material FlowsInternational Correspondents

Um relatório recém publicado pelo Painel de Recursos Internacionais do Programa das Nações Unidas para o Meio Ambiente mostra um quadro extremamente preocupante: a fome de recursos por parte da economia global não cessa de aumentar. A ambição de fazer mais com menos sequer iniciou sua concretização. O mundo está

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International CorrespondentsPeople and Society

The sharing economy is gaining a great deal of focus globally and is seen to be one of the fastest growing business sectors in most developed economies. However, in Japan, despite continued and steady growth in recent years, it is still in its infancy when compared to other major economies

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Energy and Material FlowsInternational Correspondents

Os oceanos recebem hoje um caminhão de plásticos por minuto. Isso significa anualmente 8 milhões de toneladas que vêm acrescentar-se aos 150 milhões de toneladas ali presentes. Para cada 3 quilos de peixe, há 1 quilo de plásticos nos ambientes marinhos. A continuar nesse ritmo, em menos de 35 anos

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BusinessInternational Correspondents

Le modèle de « facturation à l’usage » est de plus en plus répandu dans les bureaux, mais qu’en est-il dans les usines ? En France, dans quelques industries, le modèle commence lentement à s’imposer. Désormais, de nombreuses entreprises n’achètent plus d’imprimantes, de systèmes d’éclairage, d’ordinateurs ou encore de moquettes pour leurs bureaux.

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International Correspondents

Instalações modernas com 30% de capacidade ociosa. Quase 60 unidades de produção desativadas. Volatilidade e queda dos preços internacionais em commodities. Lucratividade em queda e crescimento das dívidas. Trinta mil empregos perdidos nos últimos anos. De acordo com especialistas de mercado, este é o panorama atual da indústria de aço

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International Correspondents

The idea of a circular economy has attracted a lot of interest and expectations in Finland, but translating the hype into concrete action has still been a question mark for both industry and policy makers. To overcome this, a national action plan is now being prepared that will help Finland

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International Correspondents

With 60 million of old tyres stock piled or dumped around South Africa, waste tyres have become a significant problem. The country’s waste management infrastructure is almost inexistent and recovery rate for disused tyres hardly reaches 4%. Illegal dumps filled up by 10 million of waste tyres per year are

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International Correspondents

Avec la montée de “l’Economie collaborative” beaucoup de questions font surface: Quelle est la prochaine étape ? Quels sont les nouveaux modèles de propriété et gouvernance dont le 21ème siècle a besoin ? Comment “travaillerons-nous” dans un monde post-industriel? Depuis quatre ans le collectif international OuiShare décrypte et accompagne les

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