Internet of Things
The time when flights were cancelled, trains were delayed and elevators broke down may soon be over. Today, products are able to predict their own future. Thanks to predictive maintenance, they can forecast failures before they occur.
How can we ensure that digital technologies truly lead to circular outcomes rather than just improving linear efficiency?
Most stakeholders are not keen on sharing product data, as often times it gives them a competitive advantage. So how can we create the transparency needed for a circular economy?
The United States wastes enough energy every year to power the UK for seven years. While there has been plenty of focus on the need to transition to an economy powered by renewable energy sources, rather than fossil fuels, the structural waste issues within the system itself should not be
In the pre-digital world we used to work for materials, and now materials work for us.
Material flows are becoming information flows. Here we will explore the implications for the circular economy.
Every Friday, Circulate rounds up a collection of interesting circular economy related stories and articles. Today, we’re recommending a piece on whether E-waste could represent the next gold rush, a Tanzanian startup using plastic waste as 3D-printing feedstock and more…
The Internet of Things (IoT) has the potential to influence a wide range of sectors and parts of the global economy. One area where significant progress continues to be made is agriculture, where technological advancements enable precision techniques, which could play a significant role in a new regenerative model for
“Mobile operator Vodafone has formed a new partnership with Philips Lighting which combines an Internet of Things (IoT) network with an integrated LED street light management system, which could see cities across the world slash energy use by 70%.”