Lead image licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 / Flickr user Daniel Kulinski New research from the Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) explores the potential of decentralised solar energy systems in the United States.
The city of Phoenix initiative “Reimagine Phoenix” has put out a call out for innovators to help the city utilise its waste as a resource. The city is targeting a 40% reduction in the amount of material sent to landfill within the next five years. A significant part of meeting that
Scientists in South Korea have developed a double-layered fabric made out of silver-coated woven textiles that can charge mobile phone batteries. Energy is gathered through a foldable patch of fabric wrapped around your wrist – the energy is generated through arm movement. The team believe that the technology can be
Every Friday, Circulate rounds up a collection of stories and interesting articles from the week. This week we recommend a great read on the opportunities for Canon in remanufacturing, we look at a couple of unanticipated uses for food waste and it seems like cities around the world are jumping on the
A French product designer is promoting a concept that rethinks the household washing machine adhering to circular economy principles.
A proposed remanufacturing bill, the Federal Vehicle Repair Cost Savings Act, is gaining support from US politicians and businesses alike.
3D-printing is widely predicted to lead a manufacturing revolution in the not too distant future. An article for Quartz has suggested that in order to do so it may need to take inspiration from spiders. Besides being the object of many people’s fears and the subject of some of the
Fresh water is a finite and broadly poorly managed resource. In an article for the Guardian, Martin Stuchtey suggests that demand for water could exceed supply by as much as 40% by 2030. He goes on to outline the need for water to be thought about in terms of cycles