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Cash backing to 'remake' Scotland a waste-free economy

Funding has been announced for nine Scottish projects designed to make things as good as new – or even better. The cash is from the Scottish Institute for Remanufacture, supported by the Scottish government, to create a waste-free, "circular" economy. Remanufacturing is a process that takes old but …
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Leaders to reveal 'circular visions'

Sitra, the Finnish Innovation Fund, and the Ministry of the Environment of Japan are collaborating to deliver the second instalment of the Forum, which was held for the first time last year – in Helsinki. Japan and Finland are two of the leading circular economy nations, and more than 1000 international …
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Slovenian

Cities and regions in Alpine Space have mainly set their low-carbon objectives and adopted relevant strategies in energy, mobility, construction aso. The project GREENCYCLE aims to introduce the system of circular economy as a holistic approach to support implementation of low-carbon strategies …
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Coke steps up India play, to invest Rs 500-600 crore every year

The crux of the India growth story will be weaved around the fruit circular economy — the main ingredient would be creating demand for fruits such as mango and orange, which will immensely benefit the farming community, said T Krishnakumar, president, Coca-Cola India and Southwest Asia.
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Procter & Gamble's push to recycle ocean plastic

But here, we tell them, “Visually, you are not going to clean the ocean, but just by recycling your Head & Shoulders bottle, this is how you can help and be part of the circular economy.” This is very rewarding for people. We have tangible signs there is interest and we want to take it to the next level now.
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Addressing Ocean Plastics with NextWave and the Circular Economy

There is an African proverb that states, If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want go far, go together. This is certainly true in the circular economy. We are increasingly seeing companies realise the power and value of collaboration. Just recently, a cross-industry consortium of companies joined forces to …
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Main topics and media events 26 February – 11 March 2018

The Council will dedicate large parts of the meeting to the circular economy: plastics, chemicals, products, waste and eco-innovation are on the agenda. Ministers will also be informed by the Commission on the proposal for CO2 emission performance standards for cars and for light commercial vehicles.
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India, Canada Pledge To Fight Terrorism In All Forms

He said the company's focus will be on 'fruit circular economy'– enabling farmers to increase their yield, source pulp and launch fruit-based products. The company is also planning to launch vegetable-based beverage like carrot juice. “We are in the process of developing different fruit beverages …
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Solvay exec will cover sustainability and UV stabilizers at SPE polyolefins conference

Debecker, the deputy chief sustainability officer at Brussels-based Solvay, will share insight on the role of UV stabilizers in a circular economy. The address, titled “the Solvay Way for Sustainability,” will cover ways to integrate sustainability into business strategy and how the firm is helping pave the way …
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Europe enters the circular zone

Europe is wasting no time in embracing the economic and environmental opportunities offered by the circular economy. Earlier this week more than 1000 cross-sectoral and community leaders gathered in Brussels for a conference themed: 'Delivering on the Circular Economy – What's Next?'. Video of …
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