The circular economy is on the rise. The European Union has embraced the concept and corporations around the world are exploring circular business models. But progression is painfully slow. Still, each year, 6.5 million people are dying from air pollution, a third of all food is wasted and 8 million
Our weekly roundup of circular economy stories includes a focus on a new report on the concept via Morgan Stanley, Renault hits an electric vehicle milestone and much more.
A national circular economy roadmap was published last year by parts of the Finnish government and Finnish Innovation Fund Sitra last year, showcasing a new direction for a country best known for surprisingly having one of the world’s leading education systems.
Four circular economy nuggets we’ve been enjoying this week – something to watch, something to listen to, and a few bits to read for good measure.
Apple hopes that it’ll eventually be able to manufacture iPhones, iPads, Macbooks, and other products using exclusively recycled materials, rather than relying upon mining finite resources. Released as part of the company’s annual environmental report, the announcement has understandably garnered significant media attention, but perhaps more importantly it offers a clear lens to
Freight Farms sell a solution where 40’ x 8’ x 9.5’ shipping containers are outfitted innovative tools and technologies to produce consistent, high-volume harvests of leafy greens, herbs and a number of other select crops 365 days per year. Based in South Boston, this highly innovative idea was derived by
Spring has officially arrived here at Circulate’s HQ in Cowes, Isle of Wight, and we hope to share some of that sunshine with one of our richest Friday circular economy roundups featuring some of the best reading, viewing and listening for you to enjoy this weekend.
Can this project be replicated to breathe life into some of the other 25,000 miles of poor coastal desert around the world?