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Every Friday, Circulate rounds up a collection of interesting circular economy related stories and articles. This Friday, we look at new information about the impact of microplastics on fish, the economic benefits of trash-eating jackals, a report on the future of the gig economy and another big piece on the future of

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Mobile phones are often held up as the example of the linear economy. Highly valuable and mostly unrecoverable materials produced into a small device with a short lifespan, which generally ends up as weight in a person’s drawers. However, in the first volume of the Towards the circular economy report series, mobile

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To some, open source sounds like chaos, like design by committee – it could never work. But this approach could actually accelerate the shift to a circular economy.

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Traditionally, independent garages and workshops have been limited by the quantity, diversity and quality of tools that they are able to afford and maintain. However, a recently released Innoverne product may provide an answer to some of those challenges. ALOA (Agra Location Outillage Automobile) is a Tools-on-Demand service provided for

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An £18 million fund to support small and medium-size enterprises (SMEs) in developing circular economy business models and designs has been launched by Zero Waste Scotland.

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Trash to Treasure: Changing Waste Streams to Profit Streams, a new report launched by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, focuses on waste in American companies and industries, and argues that the circular economy represents an economic opportunity, as well as being a model that reduces waste. 

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Every Friday, Circulate rounds up a collection of interesting circular economy related stories and articles. This week, we’re looking at the growing interest and expanding contexts for circular economy ideas and thinking, including developments in the U.S., Scotland and India.

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Forum for the Future have released two new tools that aim to improve circular economy understanding and implementation in design and business, developed in collaboration with Unilever and Novelis.

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Every Friday, Circulate rounds up a collection of interesting circular economy related stories and articles. Here are our picks on using Instagram to create a clothes sharing network, a controversial new universal basic income project and Ellen MacArthur’s thoughts on the WEF meeting in Davos.  Davos is all wrapped up for another year, the ICEHouse

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Slovenia, an EU country with 2 million inhabitants and 60% of its land area covered by forests, is home to a considerable amount of pristine natural capital. Since the 1980s, national campaigns and key messages have focused on this potential, resulting in strong public awareness and engagement for a positive

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