The UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) has released a new framework to support the construction industry’s contributions to the development of a circular economy.
Global chemicals producer Archroma has launched a new range of dyes that are made from upcycled textile waste.
Circular business models offer a wide range of opportunities to improve organisational competitiveness, increase profitability and contribute to the development of a sustainable global economy. In this article, we provide an explanation of what these models may involve and how companies can optimise their implementation.
The circular economy is seeing a renaissance of Product-as-a-Service (Paas) offerings which will be pivotal in solving net zero challenges and limiting biodiversity loss, according to Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS). This is not just about recycling, analysts stressed, providing examples of companies providing Paas across various industries.
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL) have announced the launch of an 'Inclusive Circular Economy' project.
Britannical London, a luxury fashion brand specialising in children's coats, has launched a new circularity programme that will see customers returning their used items to be reconditioned and resold.
Spanish fashion company Mango has launched its first denim collection designed with circularity criteria to promote a second life for garments.
Mexico-based global construction products company CEMEX (NYQ:CX) has launched a rubberised asphalt product, RUBBERMIX ASPHALT. The company says the product supports its circular economy goals, but its long term environmental implications remain unknown.
The fashion industry lacks a systemic approach to foster a truly sustainable business model. Zero Waste Europe (ZWE) has set four essential criteria to identify zero-waste fashion business models as an alternative to overconsumption.
AC Biode is a cleantech startup focused on three projects: AC battery systems, catalysts for chemical plastic recycling, and a process to upcycle waste ash.