The circular economy is often discussed in terms of the opportunities for new business models and to design new products and services. However, intuitively, the opportunities for an effective and prosperous transition would be significantly enhanced by national and regional governmental policy that supports and enables positive economic change. That
The London Waste and Recycling Board (LWARB) has announced its intention to provide a £3m private equity investment offering funding for venture and growth stage businesses that can help to develop circular economy activities in London.
Every Friday, Circulate rounds up a collection of interesting circular economy related stories and articles. This Friday, we’ve got picks from this week on sharing economy certification, Levi’s circular economy ambition, viewing on the history of architecture and more.
The idea that natural capital is important and that a global economy that is prosperous in the long-term will rely upon markets that reflect the full cost of things has been gaining momentum. The Natural Capital Project is part of that momentum and it is now utilising Microsoft’s cloud along
Every Friday, Circulate rounds up a collection of interesting circular economy related stories and articles. This Friday, we’re looking at the presence of biomimicry in robotics, three visions for construction and the cities of future, and plenty more…
Plans to construct the first fully functional 3D-printed office building in Dubai have been revealed this week. The project is simultaneously about innovating to exploit the latest capabilities of 3D-printing technology, and about developing a flexible office space for building the nearby ‘Museum of the Future’.
What would Europe’s economy look like if it underwent a paradigm shift and transitioned to a circular economy? How would it impact growth, jobs, resource, energy use and CO2 emissions? What does it mean for ordinary households? Those questions have been addressed in a new report, “Growth Within: a circular
Reading the term smart city and Peterborough in the same sentence might seem odd for those who are familiar with the UK. Smart city is a term that comes with connotations of modernity and technology, while similar associations are not generally made with Peterborough. It was a transition town in