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The toilet economy

… to connect mobile phone users to a toilet, but most importantly, to apply the circular economy's model in dealing with health-related issues. Toilets …
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8 must-see sessions from the Disruptive Innovation Festival

This year's Disruptive Innovation Festival has been underway for two weeks, and the online festival of ideas has been a veritable treasure trove of circular economy knowledge. With its themes on 21st Century Economics, Future of Design and Age of Automation, as well as a dedicated playlist containing …
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Postdoc position: Circular Economy project on developing houseflies for feed job with Wageningen …

We are looking for a highly motivated postdoc who will contribute to an NWO-Circular Economy project to develop insects for feed. Housefly (Musca domestica) larvae have the potential to be a sustainable future protein source for diets of production animals (poultry, pigs, fish). These larvae have the …
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EPA approves fuel swap in Mailiao

The company also applied to increase its use of a process that converts lime, which is used to absorb sulfur oxides produced in petroleum coke combustion, into gypsum, saying the process fits with the government's promotion of a circular economy. While most reviewers on the committee supported the …
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South Africa: Minister Edna Molewa – Launch of Africa Alliance On Circular Economy On the Side …

On the other hand and contrary to the linear model the Circular Economy advocates a cradle to cradle approach with a complete life cycle analysis of inputs and outputs within the value chain. By promoting the adoption of closing-the-loop production patterns within an economic system a Circular …
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Toilet Board Coalition Rallies Global Businesses Around Sanitation Economy

The Circular Sanitation Economy sees human waste — or 'toilet resources' — fed into a circular economy system which replaces traditional waste management. And the third, the Smart Sanitation Economy, involves digestion sanitation systems optimizing data for operating efficiencies, maintenance, …
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Phd Studentship: Engineering the Circular Economy in the Built Environment at Edinburgh Napier …

An opportunity has arisen for an outstanding Ph.D. student to work at the interface between the circular economy and the built environment. The studentship will cover tuition fees, and a tax-free bursary for three years. Of all industrial sectors, the built environment puts the most pressure on the natural …
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Responsible packaging – don't ignore the bigger picture

Decisions on specific products need to be taken in the context of the circular economy where all resources are valued and reused. The retail industry is keen to work with Government to set a holistic framework, rather than dealing with issues individually. At the moment, the focus remains stuck on single …
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