Top picks for products, processes, and their makers, that are leading the way in the movement of materials innovation.
Keeping materials cycling throughout the economy is good, right? Perhaps not, if you haven’t considered exactly what materials you’ve got re-entering the loop.
Every Friday, Circulate rounds up a collection of interesting circular economy related stories and articles. To start 2016, we’re looking at the sharing economy in London and Berlin, the 12 principle of Green Chemistry and more…
Visit Circulate every Friday to read our weekly round up of interesting circular economy related videos, stories and articles. In this week’s piece we explore the economic opportunities for re-thinking plastics, the future of work and more!
Researchers from North Dakota State University have developed a new kind of plastic made from plant sugars that can be broken down with light and can be reused over and over again. The scientists are working with the new renewable biomass feedstock to create a polymer that might be a
Researchers at the University of York have developed a new material, Starbon®, which recovers precious metals like gold, palladium and platinum from wastewater. Starbon is created out of starch and recovers precious metals by ‘adsorbing them’. Adsorbing is a process where, rather than soaking up a material (like a sponge), a
The American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC) and the Green Chemistry & Commerce Council (GC3) have commissioned and released the findings from a chemical product marketplace assessment activity. Analysts TruCost did a business and economic assessment of the benefits of a range of practices including reducing use of toxic substances and
Mobilität – eines der größten Themen unserer Zeit. Spätestens seit Beginn des 19. Jahrhunderts ist unser Leben und unser Wirtschaften geprägt von einem ständigen Wachstum der Fortbewegung. Wir bewegen uns, als auch gigantische Materialmassen, immer schneller und immer weiter. Unsere Welt ist durchdrungen von Mobilität. Circular Economy ist eine Organisationsform
Every Friday, Circulate rounds up a collection of stories and interesting articles from the week. Ahead of the May Bank Holiday weekend, we’ve got articles on bioplastics made from potatoes, the circular economy and glass, how the German Minister of Education is trialling Audi’s new “e-diesel” and more…
Researchers have developed a new system that uses sunlight to convert waste carbon dioxide into valuable chemical products including; bio-plastics, pharmaceuticals and liquid fuels.