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Development is more than just Technology – Dow Promotes E-commerce Packaging Evolution by …

As a member of Circular Economy 100 (CE100), Dow encourages its scientists and innovation experts to develop scalable solutions that ensure the purity of materials for effective material flow within the circular economy. It is committed to delivering solutions that optimize design, production, use and …
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Caribbean Leaders Launch Plan to Make Region World's First Climate-Smart Zone

It will promote economic growth and climate-resilient investments through an innovative approach that applies the principles of the Blue and Circular Economy. The Blue Economy focuses on the sustainability of oceans and coastal areas, as opposed to land-based models, while the Circular Economy …
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Energy from Waste Conference 2018 programme announced

Conference highlights include a panel debate discussing finance strategies for successful project delivery, a review and discussion of where EFW stands in the circular economy, heat networks review and a session that will look at skills, training and diversity in the EfW industry. The event includes an …
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Recycling and The Circular Economy

Recycling and The Circular Economy. Posted on: Wed 13 Dec 2017. Earlier in the year, Chinese authorities banned importation of 24 categories of waste. The effects of this is majorly rippling throughout the Australian recycling industry. How will Australian fix this? CEO of Waste Management …
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Only 20% of e-waste is recycled – and this needs to change, says United Nations

“E-waste is the most emblematic by-product of this transition and finding the proper solutions for e-waste management is a measure of our ability to utilise the technological advances to stimulate a sustainable future and to make the circular economy a reality.” “We need to be able to measure and collect …
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Derry adopts Zero Waste strategy in bid to save cash and create jobs

Members of Derry City & Strabane District Council's Environment and Regeneration Committee have agreed to the adoption of a new civic 'Circular Economy/Zero Waste Strategy' with the aim of saving millions in waste collection services and hopefully boosting jobs in the long term. Under the new …
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New green strategy could lead to job creation in Derry

A new council environmental strategy could lead to job creation in the Derry area, it has been claimed. Derry is set to implement a Circular Economy/Zero Waste Strategy to help tackle green issues. The initiative was given the go-ahead by councillors at a meeting of Derry City and Strabane District …
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NAMA Update: NAMA Facility Launches Fifth Call, Future for NAMAs Explored at COP 23

… knowledge among public officials and practitioners in developing NAMAs; project developers' experiences in designing relevant financial mechanisms; and the circular economy approach, which could help countries in achieving both mitigation targets and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
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MEP criticises EU members states' "awkward silence"

The German MEP Karl-Heinz Florenz has criticised Europe's environment ministers for their lack of ambition in the run-up to this year's final trilogue talks on the EU waste package which will take place this Sunday. "Ministers from all Member States were loud in their commitments to a Circular Economy, …
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