Every Friday, the Circulate team pull together a collection of their favourite circular economy related articles, podcasts and videos that they’ve come across during the previous week. This week we’re looking at the amazing cost of wind turbines, food waste opportunities, new thinking on AI, the latest on Uber and plenty
The growth of collaborative consumption (also known as the sharing economy) as a trend, is often associated with start-ups and individual entrepreneurs, and the benefits are considered from an individual user (formerly consumer) perspective. However, a new report produced by researchers in the United States and China has found that
The sharing economy is gaining a great deal of focus globally and is seen to be one of the fastest growing business sectors in most developed economies. However, in Japan, despite continued and steady growth in recent years, it is still in its infancy when compared to other major economies
Welcome to another edition of Circulate on Fridays, where we bring you our weekly selection of circular economy related articles, videos and more to consume during your weekend. Today, we’ve picked out a piece from The Economist, which looks at the importance of balance in the financial sector, we’ve also got
Every Friday, Circulate provides a roundup of some of the best circular economy articles, videos and podcasts that we’ve seen during the week. Today, we’ve picked out a piece on the impact of one of the leading car-sharing firms in the U.S, a new film on the future of agriculture, the
With startup success stories, acres of media coverage and stacks of investment, for better or worse the sharing economy has earned its place on the hype cycle of new trends and technologies in recent years. Use of the term and development of models have grown in parallel with the circular
Every Friday, Circulate rounds up a collection of interesting circular economy related stories and articles. This week, we’re highlighting stories on the latest and most innovative cradle-to-cradle designs, China’s co-living boom, what the cities of the future will look like and much more…
This Friday, Pew Research finds out what people really think of the sharing economy, NASA are using gecko tech and a chance to catch up on circular economy insight on the BBC and iTunes.
The ‘sharing economy’ space is fast-moving, brimming with innovation, and has the potential to change the way we live our lives. Are a set of values or principles that can ensure that these new practices contribute to a prosperous economy that works in the long term?