Tag: Circular economy

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A road surface not to be sniffed at: the highway made of used nappies In what is believed to be a world first, a Welsh firm has turned used nappies in to a road surface. Will the idea gain traction? Environment Innovation Science Society
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The six businesses vying to be crowned Europe’s most promising circular startup The circular economy is slowly going mainstream, thanks in part to these firms, which are doing weird and wonderful things with waste Written in partnership with Green Alley Award
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Six smart homeware designs that take aim at our throwaway culture Made from construction waste, used food packaging and even old umbrellas, these designs repurpose rubbish in unusual ways Environment Innovation Society Sustainable Development
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Five female-run businesses using design to create a waste-free world These female-founded businesses have found novel ways of eliminating waste, including 'collaborating' with bacteria Written in partnership with What Design Can Do
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The plan to recycle Britain’s waste glass, with a little help from cows Glass is infinitely recyclable, but much of it ends up in landfill. One man has a smashing solution – and it involves cows Energy Environment Innovation
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Coming to a high street near you: factories that repair your electronics Can ‘fixing factories’ tackle the climate crisis and reduce waste? Campaigners think so – and want to open one on every UK high street Economics Environment Innovation Society Sustainable Development
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