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Every Friday, Circulate rounds up a collection of interesting circular economy related stories and articles. This Friday, check out Zeoform, a new replacement for plastics, an article on 3D printing ecosystems and much more…
Bill Shorten, leader of Australia’s Labor Party, has announced the publication of six sharing economy principles in an effort to support the meaningful growth of new business models in the country.
This week, DLL released its third whitepaper, “Sustainable returns by recovering used assets”. The whitepaper looks at the potential opportunities and barriers to the successful recovery and utilisation of used assets by manufacturers. It offers a model, which manufacturers can follow to successfully retrieve value from their products.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has once again downgraded the outlook for the global economy, cutting projected growth internationally from 3.3% to 3.1%. The primary cause of the downgrade is slower growth in emerging markets, not helped by China’s significant deceleration and subsequent stock market crash. More than six years
A new report produced by the Resource Innovation Network for European Waste (ReNEW) suggests that 13,000 jobs could be created in Northern Ireland if there was a national transition towards circular economy models.
Visit Circulate every Friday to read our weekly round up of interesting circular economy related videos, stories and articles. In this week’s piece we explore the economic opportunities for re-thinking plastics, the future of work and more!
Developing countries have not benefited from the linear economy; the economy in which goods are manufactured from raw materials, sold, used, and then discarded as waste. They have poor access to cheap goods to improve the quality of life of their populations. They do not take advantage from the extraction
The stock markets have once again returned to centre stage with the recent tumbling shares in China. Those financial events have yet to fully play out, but they do once again raise questions about the roles and purposes of the instruments of the finance sector in the global economy. John
Every Friday, Circulate rounds up a collection of interesting circular economy related stories and articles. In this edition, we’re recommending articles on biomimicry, the impact of the Internet of Things on renewable energy and the growing applications of Bitcoin’s blockchain technology.
An interesting situation is developing within the Bitcoin currency network. Vox and a number of other leading technology sites are reporting that there is increasing division between two different camps with opposing perspectives on the future of Bitcoin. The nature of the reported dispute might seem minor, but it could have