The Biomimcry Global Design Challenge’s first ever $100,000 Ray C. Anderson Foundation “Ray of Hope” Prize has been awarded to a team based at the Ceres Regional Center in Chile called BioNurse. Their innovation presented a new method to protect seedlings and increase soil health, drawing inspiration from natural processes.
Insects are going to be a significant part of the future of food. There are an increasing number of examples of the potential of insects, particularly in terms of their utilisation in animal feed. In a warehouse in Atlanta, Grubbly Farms are aiming to take it to the next level,
An abandoned underground trolley station in New York City’s lower east side has been transformed into a thriving “concrete jungle”, where plants and crops are being grown, with a somewhat remarkable level of success. We highly recommend this short video where Fast Company’s Mark Wilson takes a quick tour of
It’s Friday again, which means that it is time for another Circulate on Fridays! Learn more about the circular food system, innovating with sea cucumbers, a trash-eating shark, why one company likes old jeans and the silicon valley of agriculture. We’ve got some great reading for you this weekend.
In this panel at the 2016 CE100 Annual Summit, Leontino Balbo Jr, Janez Potočnik, Hunter Lovins and Ellen MacArthur explore the alternative approach of regenerative agriculture.
The future of agriculture and our food systems is uncertain. Long and complex supply networks no longer appear the obvious way to guarantee either long-term economic or environmental prosperity, while improvements in terms of yield for mass production agriculture have gradually been reduced, all while associated concerns relating to soil
Every Friday, Circulate closes out the week with a selection of some of our favourite circular economy-related news from the week that was. Today, we’re sharing an in-depth take on self-driving and autonomous technologies from Robin Chase that genuinely moves the conversation forward. We’re sharing a couple of potentially exciting
The food industry faces significant challenges, recent analysis has claimed that nearly 50% of all US food produced is wasted, while global estimates put the figure above 30%. This is especially difficult to accept to in a context where a significant percentage of the global population still live without secure
Every Friday, Circulate provides a roundup of some of the best circular economy articles, videos and podcasts that we’ve seen during the week. This Friday, Stephen Hawking outlines the future we need, Kevin Kelly describes the future we’ll get, and other good stuff. Circular economy R&D in action It’s one thing
Every Friday, Circulate rounds up a collection of interesting circular economy related stories and articles. In today’s selection, we reflect on something that you might not realise Henry Ford said, a village in the Netherlands that plans to grow its own food, live off the grid and handle its own waste,