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2018 Circulars Nominate 43 Changemakers Paving the Path to a Circular Future

2017 was a big year for the circular economy, with innovative new products, initiatives and tech tools popping up almost daily, and making it easier than every for corporates and consumers alike to engage in circularity. An initiative of the World Economic Forum and the Forum of Young Global Leaders, …
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The Consumer Goods Forum Publishes Report on Low-Carbon Solutions in the Consumer Goods …

Our member companies have long been committed to supporting responsible business and I am happy to see them lead the way, implementing a low carbon, circular economy and sharing their experiences for the benefit of all." Alexandre Bompard, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Carrefour, …
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Dell Launches World's First Ocean Plastics Supply Chain

The organizations participating in NextWave insist their cooperation can help move industry closer to a circular economy. “I am so proud to see our partnership with Dell continue to grow and inspire companies across industries to use their capabilities to address ocean health,” said Adrian Grenier, …
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Will China's crackdown on 'foreign garbage' force wealthy countries to recycle more of their own …

For now, entities such as the Closed Loop Fund, which supports research on technologies and initiatives to build a circular economy, are working to scale up recycling infrastructure and capacity in the United States. Other priorities include expanding markets for recycled products and improving …
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Inditex sales climb 10% to €17.96 billion in 9 months

In line with its strategic goal to achieve a circular economy model, Inditex continued to roll out its used-clothing collection programme in collaboration with various international NGOs. This programme is already fully operational in 562 stores in eight countries (Spain, Portugal, the UK, Ireland, …
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Mintel packaging predictions highlight food waste and circular economy

In order to keep plastic out of the sea, a renewed effort towards the circular economy is needed to keep packaging material in use,” said Mintel in a statement. Additionally, the market intelligence agency said brands will look to contemporary packaging formats to help reinvigorate the centre-of-store …
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Sustainable Cosmetics Summit Europe reveals major outcomes

Jenkins (Boots) also suggests that deforestation, chemical management, waste & the circular economy, and ocean pollution were stated as other major challenges for retailers. Gabbi Loedolff from Lush gave some insights into how the ethical cosmetic brand is undertaking sustainable sourcing. It set up …
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Plastics knowledge for a greener Christmas

… might be convinced too if they consider themselves to be environmentally-conscious. And with that, I wish you all a very merry and green Christmas. Thanks for reading EPPM in 2017 and I look forward to an even greener 2018 with you all as plastics works together to close the circular economy loop.
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Prairie ideally positioned to supply Europe steel producers

… reliance on imports of raw materials; guides support to innovation on raw materials supply under the EU's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme and draws attention to the importance of critical raw materials for the transition to a low-carbon, resource-efficient and more circular economy.
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