Every Friday, Circulate rounds up a collection of interesting circular economy related stories and articles from the week. This Friday, we’ve got a focus on food issues – both farming and food waste – and they relate to the circular economy concept, the impact of Watson on IBM and more…
Two MIT Sloan MBA students, Ricky Ashenfelter and Emily Malina, have developed a new app that connects food that is about to be wasted with organisations and people that can use it. ‘Spoiler Alert’ is a free, downloadable app, where stores can post available surplus food (vegetables to start with),
Every Friday, Circulate rounds up a collection of stories and interesting articles from the week. This week we recommend a great read on the opportunities for Canon in remanufacturing, we look at a couple of unanticipated uses for food waste and it seems like cities around the world are jumping on the
The inefficiencies of our current economic system are hardly more pronounced than in the context of the co-existence of a global food waste problem and a world hunger problem. One third of the food produced in the world is eventually wasted, and yet more than 10% of the global population
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.