Product service systems could mean that customers can ride the wave of constant innovation at a lower cost than outright ownership. Read More →
A recent report, A circular economy for smart devices produced by Green Alliance, has further developed the case for circular business models and design principles to be applied to the smart phone sector. Focusing on the UK, US and Indian markets, the study outlines opportunities in increased re-use levels, software development, repair, remanufacturing, design
Scientists at the City of Hong Kong University are trialling out new techniques for converting food waste into graphene and hydrogen. The research team has discovered that they can turn coffee grounds and stale bakery goods into a sugary solution that can be used to manufacture plastic.
There's a long list of trends or technologies that made the leap from science fiction to reality. Could the features of a circular city be next? Read More →