Energy and Material Flows
The time when flights were cancelled, trains were delayed and elevators broke down may soon be over. Today, products are able to predict their own future. Thanks to predictive maintenance, they can forecast failures before they occur.
How can we ensure that digital technologies truly lead to circular outcomes rather than just improving linear efficiency?
How H&M and the H&M Foundation are trying to re-think fashion along the lines of a circular economy.
For most businesses, it’s not feasible to create a ‘perfect’ circular product from the get-go. New research from the Ellen MacArthur Foundation identifies three areas that could be the good starting points for circular designers.
‘A new textiles economy: Re-designing fashion’s future’ presents a radical rethink for the fashion and textiles industries.
From materials and manufacturing to retail and disposal, reinventing fashion is a complex problem that will require new, ambitious collaboration from the entire industry to solve.
As part of Circulate’s collaboration with the Disruptive Innovation Festival, we’re featuring insights from the lineup, in advance of their performance at the DIF. Find out more at thinkdif.co, and don’t forget to tune into this session on modular design for the circular economy, live on 23 Nov, 2017 at 16:00
Most stakeholders are not keen on sharing product data, as often times it gives them a competitive advantage. So how can we create the transparency needed for a circular economy?
Anna Glasser catches up with Tristram Stuart, Founder of food waste organisation Feedback, to find out why we should look forward to living in a ‘food loop’.