Walking through the remains of Grytviken whaling station in South Georgia in 2006, Ellen experienced a defining moment in her life, one that would ultimately lead her to retire from professional offshore racing and set up the Ellen MacArthur Foundation. “We go somewhere, use up a resource and move on
Every Friday, Circulate rounds up a collection of stories and interesting articles from the week. This week we highlight an article discussing the importance of “the cloud” in enabling a circular economy, a piece about the rise of Silicon Valley in the business world, the value of popular repair cafes and more!
The city of Phoenix initiative “Reimagine Phoenix” has put out a call out for innovators to help the city utilise its waste as a resource. The city is targeting a 40% reduction in the amount of material sent to landfill within the next five years. A significant part of meeting that
Rick Robinson takes us back to the starting point of the “Smart” cities discussion, asking what they are for and emphasising the importance of connecting the concept of smart to ordinary people and communities. Robinson outlines a way of thinking about smart city initiatives that re-connects those projects to human
Every Friday, Circulate rounds up a collection of stories and interesting articles from the week This week we highlight an article asking for a new focus on remanufacturing, a strong critique of the idea that the sharing economy is a “technological saviour”, why diversity is important for urban production and growth, and
La Mairie de Paris réunit le 11 mars les Etats généraux de l’économie circulaire du Grand Paris. Représentant de la société civile, ONG, collectivités, entreprises, syndicats, sont consultés afin d’établir une feuille de route pour les cinq prochaines années. Les principaux axes de réflexion, au nombre de dix se concentrent