Biomimicry is learning from and then emulating natural forms, processes, and ecosystems to create more circular designs. The core idea is that nature has already solved many of the problems we are grappling with: energy, food production, climate control, benign chemistry, transportation, collaboration, and more. It is studying a leaf
This weekend’s roundup of circular economy related stories includes the “Netflix for fashion”, new biodegradable tyres and much more…
The London Waste and Recycling Board (LWARB) has launched a route map to accelerate London’s transition to become a circular city. It reveals that, by 2036, the city could gain net benefits of at least £7bn every year by applying circular economy principles across a variety of sectors.
Arizona State University (ASU) has announced a new innovation incubator programme in partnership with the City of Phoenix. Backed by the US Economic Development Administration’s i6 Challenge, and the Resource Innovation and Solutions Network (RISN), the RISN Incubator is designed to catalyse innovation towards the circular economy by redirecting flows
£1 million of funding is currently available from Zero Waste Scotland for manufacturing businesses aiming to harness and innovate towards realising the significant economic and environmental benefits associated with a circular economy.
Time for this week’s highlight reel of circular economy action!
Dell, Renault, Arup, Royal BAM, eBay, HP and more have shared their collaborative research in support of the wider circular economy transition.
Il n’y a pas assez de 5 années de travail, de collaboration, d’exploration pour bien maîtriser un sujet aussi important que celui de l’économie circulaire, et des enjeux de l’open source dans les changements de paradigmes sociétaux. Cependant, je vais essayer rendre compte d’initiatives concordantes ayant des implications au-delà de la France elle-même.
Every week, our staff pick out of a selection of their favourite circular economy related content and package it together in our Circulate on Fridays piece.
Demand for vehicles has risen dramatically in India, as a growing middle class becomes increasingly able to purchase and own personal cars. Perceived by some as a challenge, the Indian government is aiming to convert it into an opportunity revealing plans to base the nation’s future transport infrastructure around shared