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Firm behind Barbie, Hot Wheels and Fisher-Price plans to launch first toy made from and packaged in green materials in early 2020.
December 27, 2019 by Michael Holder
Bringing you the five biggest stories of the circular economy from this past year, and some predictions for the next.
December 26, 2019 by Lauren Phipps
Our waste management practices are distractions from our main problem: too much stuff. But alternatives exist.
December 18, 2019 by Ross Polk
Being on the same page about brand integrity and sustainability goals helped the two companies work across the supply chain.
November 27, 2019 by Deonna Anderson
Over an average lifetime of 78.7 years, one American would send 67,000 pounds of waste to landfills. Incentives for recycling can bring that number down.
November 22, 2019 by Magali Delmas
On America Recycles Day, it's time to recognize one special piece of packaging.
November 15, 2019 by Gina Lee
Sponsored: Why fashion brands should care about circularity — and how to avoid being seen as greenwashing.
November 13, 2019 by Florian Heubrandner
The collaboration spearheaded by WWF will focus on boosting recycling infrastructure and public awareness campaigns in the U.S.
October 31, 2019 by Toby Hill
Collaboration is key in moving toward an economy that's regenerative by design.
October 25, 2019 by Andrew Urevig
It will take $500 million by 2025 to create the recycling system of the future and dramatically increase the collection of post-consumer plastics, according to the Recycling Partnership.
October 22, 2019 by Elsa Wenzel
It’s time to build this concept into our cultural and behavioral norms. Here are five things to consider.
October 18, 2019 by Bridget Croke
Informal waste workers have long managed the waste of the South, for whom new forms of collectives offer new hope, while the gig economy threatens to de-formalize waste management in the North.
October 5, 2019 by Kate O'Neill
Messaging has to change.
September 26, 2019 by Karen Winterich
A coffee company's wake-up call from the circular economy.
September 2, 2019 by Suzanne Shelton
The chemical company's previous efforts were ahead of the times, but market conditions now appear to be in its favor.
August 7, 2019 by RP Siegel
Public-private partnerships and education are central to its plans.
July 30, 2019 by Chris Cui
From alternative fuels to advanced recycling technologies, director Emily Landsburg chats about what drives the private equity fund's investment decisions.
July 17, 2019 by CJ Clouse
A few sips from the firehose of insights that spewed from three days of North America's largest circular economy event.
June 25, 2019 by Joel Makower
Highlights from keynotes by Google's Kate Brandt, Ellen Macarthur Foundation's Andrew Morlet, and Cradle to Cradle co-founder Bill McDonough. Plus, on-the-spot interviews with UL engineer Bill Hoffman, General Motors materials guru Lauren Smith and World Wildlife Fund researcher Erin Simon.
June 21, 2019 by Heather Clancy
Two very different titans in consumer electronics are aiming to advance the circular economy in their own ways.
June 20, 2019 by Elsa Wenzel
The process of sorting things for reuse gets faster and more specific.
June 18, 2019 by Heather Clancy
From Interface to Starbucks to Patagonia, companies are starting to make products and packaging with end-of-life top-of-mind.
June 15, 2019 by John Anderson Lanier
The 130-year-old French tire company will test the technology first on electric passenger vehicles in collaboration with General Motors.
June 10, 2019 by Heather Clancy
A new project can help empower local communities to take recycling into their own bins.
May 24, 2019 by Chana Widawski
Yes, the system is under pressure but municipalities like New York and Minneapolis have figured out ways to find value in their recycling streams.
May 22, 2019 by Ron Gonen