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One of Europe’s largest international e-commerce retailers, German-based OTTO Group, unveiled a new aspect of its business over the Christmas period, now providing an option where customers can rent a range of products online. Introduced on an experimental basis initially, the rental model has started with a select, but broad

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Rounding up some of our favourite circular economy reading from the past 7 days including the news that graphene gets stronger through structure and BMW’s self-driving tests.

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FoodNews

Open source, a movement most commonly associated with tech, coding and hacking, is now becoming an increasingly important issue for food according to a recent article published on Ensia and GreenBiz. It might be somewhat surprising, for example, to learn that more than one-third of all carrot growing material has

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Energy and Material FlowsNews

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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BusinessCitiesNews

enault has partnered with OSVehicle to create POM, a new electric vehicle (EV), open source and available for customisation by start-ups, independent labs, private customers and researchers.

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CitiesEnergy and Material FlowsNews

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, so stay tuned. Don’t

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Energy and Material FlowsFoodNews

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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BusinessNews

There is more than $7000 worth of unused stuff sitting in your house, according to Stuffstr and its founder John Atcheson, a sum that likely increased for many people during the holiday period. It’s a statistic that really strikes home on the scale of the opportunity (and the challenge) facing

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Book ReviewsNews

Martin Stuchtey, Per-Anders Enqvist and Klaus Zumwinkel explain why demand for a system reset is louder than ever, and why economic, social and environmental opportunities are in need of a new narrative.

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Check out this circular economy infographic developed by Rutgers university

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