Designers reveal how applying circular economy principles can lead to better products and services for people.
Technological innovations are enabling a new way of producing food transforming indoor environments into places where fruits and vegetables can be grown without soil, close to the city, with an extremely short supply chain, fully independent of weather fluctuations, while reducing demand on water and chemicals. One of the pioneers
A fleet of electric and autonomous vehicles and drones seamlessly respond to and deliver products ordered via online platforms, their routes and energy optimised through intelligent data. It isn’t a vision that will necessarily excite everyone, but as the technologies continue to develop and the cost saving potential is quantified,
Circulate on Fridays: IDEO explore car sharing, Coca-Cola target re-use, and the tiny ocean plastic problem
Rounding out the week with Circulate on Fridays, featuring four of our favourite circular economy stories from the past seven days.
Microchips and the broader technology world may soon experience a significant shift. Moore’s law, named after Intel founder Gordon Moore, is slowing, while increasingly complex microprocessing demands are accompanied by the rise of tech trends including machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI). This may be especially relevant in the context of
Successfully predicting the next financial crisis is unlikely, a Bank of England official has admitted, leading to questions about mainstream economic forecasting and raising a further challenge to existing paradigms that depend upon modelling and running economies mechanistically. Do we need to a new kind of economics? Martin Sandbu undoubtedly
Closing in on what economists believe to be its full productive capacity, questions are being asked about the direction of the United States’ economy, and with the subject of idle capacity featuring significantly in the conversation, the circular economy approach may soon be a part of the agenda.
Every week, Circulate HQ puts our top selection of articles, videos and more on the circular economy and related subjects into one beautiful Friday gift! This week, we’re sharing pieces from some of the biggest business and technology online publications, including focuses on the latest disruptions in manufacturing, money flows,
Homeowners in Australia will soon be able to trade in and sell electricity generated by rooftop solar panels with batteries in a digital marketplace developed by a consortium of tech startups, energy agencies, retailers and electricity providers.