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Advocates of the take-make-waste system have characterized the linear economy as the optimally efficient free market. But nothing is efficient about it.
April 2, 2021 by Ron Gonen
Food retailers play a role in addressing (food) waste.
March 25, 2021 by Heather Putnam
Measuring circular economy performance requires data on areas of a business that haven’t traditionally been measured.
February 12, 2021 by James Woolven
MacArthur Fellow Catherine Coleman Flowers exposes the indignity, danger and inequity of failing sanitation infrastructure in the south.
January 6, 2021 by Deonna Anderson
Sponsored: InterContinental Hotels Group is using circular economy thinking to seek out solutions to problems such as plastic waste.
November 23, 2020 by Sopan Shah
Every department and operational unit of the company is interlinked. It impossible to fully achieve the objectives of any block without the contributions of the other blocks.
October 9, 2020 by Dariush Rafinejad
A green recovery supports the environment. An efficient recovery works for both the environment and the economy.
September 17, 2020 by Bertrand Piccard
Most waste management firms are compensated for every truckload of material they send to landfill. This locks them into the existing model. It's time for a new approach.
September 4, 2020 by Jim Giles
Greenpoint was zoned for manufacturing and is still used for that purpose. But is it possible to reimagine what an industrial corridor can look like?
July 31, 2020 by Michael Lee Nirenberg
Man-made cellulosic fibers, the second biggest cellulosic fiber group after cotton, holds huge untapped potential to transform the fashion industry, according to Forum for the Future and the Textile Exchange.
June 24, 2020 by Cecilia Keating
Eon, an IoT platform, is working with the fashion companies and retailers to minimize waste and build the infrastructure for circular business models.
June 5, 2020 by Savannah Parsons
7 lessons learned for governments and international communities that want to establish their own road maps for a transition to the circular economy.
May 21, 2020 by Kari Herlevi
How might COVID-19 impact four major environmental issues — overconsumption of natural resources, diminishing quantity and quality of fresh water, climate change and rapid population growth?
May 19, 2020 by George Nassos
Across industries, companies are using tech and data to increase their circularity.
May 19, 2020 by Jim Sullivan
Why now is the right time to transform the way we think about and manage waste.
May 18, 2020 by Keefe Harrison
Here are some lessons from the planet’s best line of defense.
May 15, 2020 by Ian Rosenberger
Establishing an effective circular economy will rely on keeping what works, designing out what doesn’t, and being creative to fill in the gaps.
May 14, 2020 by Lauren Phipps
Supply chain integration is a critical success factor in circular business models.
May 13, 2020 by Deborah Dull
The company is proving less is more.
May 12, 2020 by Katrina Shum
The role of the public sector, citizen engagement and advocacy are essential.
May 11, 2020 by Suzanne Jones
There’s more to a circular economy than recycling; it’s a much bigger idea, and much more fundamental.
May 8, 2020 by Deirdre White
Leaders from the two companies hope others will be inspired to do more to reuse or compost their products.
April 10, 2020 by Deonna Anderson
One key is to design out waste in the first place.
April 3, 2020 by Rémy Le Moigne
The environmental damage and human health hazards that these activities create may be both severe and irreversible.
March 17, 2020 by Christopher Sergeant
97 percent of the cleaning product is made from the water, acids and alcohol from the food waste.
February 14, 2020 by Deonna Anderson