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Seb writes daily content for Circulate across the full spectrum of the website's topics. Previously he has spent five years as a freelance writer for a number of websites and blogs. You can e-mail Seb at seb[at]circulatenews.org

CitiesEnergy and Material FlowsNews

Welcome to 2017! Circulate on Fridays is back and ready for another year. As the idea of a circular economy continues to gain traction in business, education, policy and media, we’re expecting to have an even larger number of great stories to share with you this year, so stay tuned.

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Energy and Material FlowsFoodNews

Creating farming techniques that don’t use heavy amounts of chemical fertilisers and pesticides or tillage – preparation of soil for planting through mechanical agitation of various types, such as digging, stirring and overturning – is becoming increasingly regarded as crucial for an abundant and secure food supply in the future.

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BusinessNews

There is more than $7000 worth of unused stuff sitting in your house, according to Stuffstr and its founder John Atcheson, a sum that likely increased for many people during the holiday period. It’s a statistic that really strikes home on the scale of the opportunity (and the challenge) facing

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BusinessEnergy and Material FlowsNews

The European Environmental Bureau (EEB) has commissioned Eunomia to explore the potential of integrating circular economy principles into Europe’s furniture sector.

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BusinessCitiesNews

The London Waste and Recycling (LWARB) has launched a new programme to support SMEs in adopting new circular economy business models called Advance London. 

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NewsPeople and Society

Widely regarded as one of the best education systems in the world, Finland’s authorities are not resting on that status after announcing their intention to remove “subjects” from the school curriculum altogether. 

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BusinessFoodNews

In this weekend’s special Circulate on Fridays, and as part of our collaboration with the Disruptive Innovation Festival (DIF), we are showcasing three select DIF events on Circulate. As always, we want to know what you think, let us know on our About page or in the comment space below. 

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NewsPeople and Society

A new report prepared for the European Commission has pointed out opportunities for actions around policy and regulatory actions that could help to enable and unlock the growth potential of a circular economy. 

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BusinessNews

The circular economy is still a relatively new concept in the US market, but there are definite signs of business, large and small, buying into the idea and attempting to understand what it could mean for their models. A circular economy pilot, including by the US Chamber of Commerce Foundation

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BusinessEnergy and Material FlowsNews

Large fashion retailer H&M recently drew attention when it pledged to become “100% circular”. At first glance, the clothing and textiles industry, where new styles emerge several times per year, appears to be one of the least suited to the circular economy, but there are a growing number of examples

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