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The circular economy is often discussed in terms of the opportunities for new business models and to design new products and services. However, intuitively, the opportunities for an effective and prosperous transition would be significantly enhanced by national and regional governmental policy that supports and enables positive economic change. That

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Every Friday, Circulate rounds up a collection of interesting circular economy related stories and articles. This week, we’re recommending pieces on what the circular economy transition looks like in the financial sector, how a common plant could be the future of renewable energy and plenty more…

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The London Waste and Recycling Board (LWARB) has announced its intention to provide a £3m private equity investment offering funding for venture and growth stage businesses that can help to develop circular economy activities in London.

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Every Friday, Circulate rounds up a collection of interesting circular economy related stories and articles. This week, we’re recommending pieces on the potential that this is the end of banking as we currently know it, a new gadget take back service launched by Argos and more…

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This article by John Daly originally appeared in Reman Industry Focus – Duxes – Shanghai, China on Jun 23, 2015. Click here to view the original article from RIF  Will Burnett, Managing Director of Owner Resource Group, discussed the growing private equity interest in the remanufacturing industry with Reman Industry Focus (RIF)

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Read Circulate’s exclusive preview of Ken Webster’s recently released book, The Circular Economy: A Wealth of Flows. The extract below is the beginning of the ninth chapter “The Regenerative Biological Cycle – At Scale”. 

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Bitcoin hasn’t been a technology without controversy, and its future remains undetermined, but it seems that, at the very least, the technological innovation behind the “cryptocurrency” will be used in the financial sector. It has been reported that a number of the world’s largest banks are now investing in “blockchain”

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What would Europe’s economy look like if it underwent a paradigm shift and transitioned to a circular economy? How would it impact growth, jobs, resource, energy use and CO2 emissions? What does it mean for ordinary households? Those questions have been addressed in a new report, “Growth Within: a circular

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Every Friday, Circulate rounds up a collection of interesting circular economy related stories and articles. This week, we’re recommending articles on the future of jobs and the opportunities for the re-utilisation of zoo waste.

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‘Rethinking Finance In A Circular Economy’ is a recently released report that analyses the opportunities for financial institutions in a transition to the circular economy. The report, written and produced by ING Group – a multinational banking and financial services corporation based in Amsterdam – discusses the emergence of circular

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