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.
Deutsche Post DHL Group and Cranfield University have published a new report entitled, Waste not, want not: Capturing the value of the circular economy through reverse logistics, which looks at the potential to evolve a model where materials, components and products are more effectively recovered and re-processed.
Every Friday, Circulate rounds up a collection of interesting circular economy related stories and articles. Today, we’re recommending an article on the potential of harvesting living molecules for use in electronics, Lyft’s latest push and much more…
A pair of logistics companies have entered into a partnership will facilitate the return of faulty consumer electronics to their original Chinese manufacturers. Panalpina, based in Switzerland, and Hong Kong’s Spread Logistics are collaborating to help provide Chinese manufacturers with data on reuse, repair and redesign of consumer electronics products.