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You know the drill by now – Friday is the day we wrap up the week’s best circular economy action. This week we cover bioplastics, kids’ clothes and a bundle of circular economy videos from some of the world’s best speakers. Enjoy!

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A skyscraper that could be a solution for our future food supply, how nature solves problems through computation, renewable energy continues to improve so much that even Donald Trump can’t stop it, and much more in a jam-packed Circulate on Fridays this week.

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Natural capital is the world’s stocks of natural assets including soil, air, water and all living things, which combine  to create an ecosystem that makes life possible. Its most obvious benefits for humans are clean air, food, water, energy, shelter, sources of medicine, and many of the materials that we

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We’ve cast a wide net for this week’s Circulate on Fridays. In the catch: seafood shells, urban mobility systems, blockchain, and history lessons from Chris Kutarna and Roman builders.

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Biomimicry is learning from and then emulating natural forms, processes, and ecosystems to create more circular designs. The core idea is that nature has already solved many of the problems we are grappling with: energy, food production, climate control, benign chemistry, transportation, collaboration, and more.  It is studying a leaf

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This weekend’s roundup of circular economy related stories includes the “Netflix for fashion”, new biodegradable tyres and much more…

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CitiesNews

The London Waste and Recycling Board (LWARB) has launched a route map to accelerate London’s transition to become a circular city. It reveals that, by 2036, the city could gain net benefits of at least £7bn every year by applying circular economy principles across a variety of sectors.

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Arizona State University (ASU) has announced a new innovation incubator programme in partnership with the City of Phoenix. Backed by the US Economic Development Administration’s i6 Challenge, and the Resource Innovation and Solutions Network (RISN), the RISN Incubator is designed to catalyse innovation towards the circular economy by redirecting flows

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£1 million of funding is currently available from Zero Waste Scotland for manufacturing businesses aiming to harness and innovate towards realising the significant economic and environmental benefits associated with a circular economy.

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