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Dell Inc. and Lonely Whale Convene Cross-Industry Group to Address Marine Litter

Dell has a history of supporting programs that further enable a circular economy as a part of its 2020 Legacy of Good Plan. If you would like to learn more about the initiative please visit NextWavePlastics.org, and to learn more about Dell's work in ocean plastics, please visit Dell's Ocean Plastics …
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Dell spearheads global initiative to combat ocean plastics

Commenting on the NextWave launch, Interface's chief sustainability officer Erin Meezan said: “We are excited to collaborate with like-minded organizations to advance the circular economy. Interface has proactively pursued a circular approach including recycling and reuse of materials through our …
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Green groups criticize House panel OK of bill to repeal waste-incineration ban

“Burning trash is a regressive approach to waste management that is being phased out in other parts of the world, which are now pursuing a more sustainable circular economy,” said Lea Guerrero, climate and clean energy campaigner of Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives. “Our lawmakers must …
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Macron's climate research programme poaches 18 scientists

… as the public health consequences of climate change and the impact of climate change on circular economy," the ministry said in a statement. Despite the popularity of the programme, it has faced criticism from some French researchers for failing to address problems with the research system at home.
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Wales To Publish Resource Efficient Economy Routemap In 2018

areas with greatest potential to benefit from a more resource efficient, 'circular approach'; businesses with the greatest potential to use recyclate as a raw material; routes for raising the capacity of circular economy innovation support in Wales, especially through the academic institutions.” Further actions …
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Hunterston Port secures energy decommissioning investment

The site is being developed to support the Scottish Government's 'circular economy' strategy, with the co-location of material management, asset decommissioning and recycling, pre-fabrication and manufacturing, and power generation all on a single site. Earlier this week, Peel Ports published a white …
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Industry 4.0 could be a key player in mitigating climate change

But there's a different potential of IIOT: Its contribution to establishing a circular economy and a greener industry. “Smart manufacturing” allows the gathering of data along the lifecycle of a material, understanding the material input, and considering the end-of-life of a material, instead of putting it to landfill …
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Aquafil Now Listed on the Italian Stock Exchange

The objective is therefore 100% sustainable Econyl yarn and a 100% circular economy. A lot will be done in the recycling of old carpets, as well as fishing nets, to produce only the “circular” yarn, so loved by the fashion world. The buzzword therefore is “acquisitions”: strategic purchase of companies …
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CPI broadens OPRL ownership

The shared ambition of all the organisations is to achieve greater and more effective recycling of packaging materials to establish a truly circular economy. Simon Weston, Director at the CPI, said “We've been keen supporters of the OPRL scheme for some time, working closely with OPRL and WRAP to …
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Invisible inks in the spotlight

This, the industry's current climate, is seen as an attractive endorsement by manufacturers as the fashion sector chases a circular economy. “It's an exciting time for water-based inks, and the development of our Invisible Ink is just another demonstration of how far water-based inks have progressed.
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