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Human activities have started to disrupt the well-tuned water cycle in ways that risk our future prosperity. Could circular economy principles help?

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The circular economy promises big opportunities for companies to drive growth, performance, and innovation. It represents a reward of $4.5 trillion in additional economic growth by 2030, according to research from Accenture. However, taking the vision of a circular economy in which everything is reused and nothing is wasted, and

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One of the world’s largest cosmetics firms, L’Oréal, has received accreditation for two of their products based on their manufacturing processes. The products, a shampoo and a conditioner, were awarded the Silver Standard Cradle to Cradle® accreditation, from MBDC, a company which was created to champion better business practises and

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The idea of a circular economy has attracted a lot of interest and expectations in Finland, but translating the hype into concrete action has still been a question mark for both industry and policy makers. To overcome this, a national action plan is now being prepared that will help Finland

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With 60 million of old tyres stock piled or dumped around South Africa, waste tyres have become a significant problem. The country’s waste management infrastructure is almost inexistent and recovery rate for disused tyres hardly reaches 4%. Illegal dumps filled up by 10 million of waste tyres per year are

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Avec la montée de “l’Economie collaborative” beaucoup de questions font surface: Quelle est la prochaine étape ? Quels sont les nouveaux modèles de propriété et gouvernance dont le 21ème siècle a besoin ? Comment “travaillerons-nous” dans un monde post-industriel? Depuis quatre ans le collectif international OuiShare décrypte et accompagne les

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