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Linear to circular: The urgent need for a regenerative industrial system

How can companies successfully integrate circular economy principles and, in the process, support the business by increasing efficiency and reducing …
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Zero Waste Scotland backs revision to circular economy plans – Materials Recycling World

The circular economy and waste route map, released for consultation, contains proposals includes reducing single-use, disposable items like cups, …
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Cupertino teen writes the book on circular economy – The Mercury News

A Cupertino teen who won national recognition earlier this year for his circular economy initiative backing up his work with a book series and a …
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New Las Vegas recycling center creates new opportunities for Billings plastic – KTVQ

We like to think of it as a direct investment in the circular economy, and ultimately, we want to keep these materials in circulation longer. So …
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The Republic of Korea stands ready to help Ukraine in restoring the war-damaged environment

– waste management and transition to a circular economy. Ukraine needs to build 207 new waste treatment plants to solve the accumulated problems …
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Mega Green Accelerator launched at COP28 to nurture future innovators – Gulf Today

The priority focus areas for the first round of the Accelerator program include circular economy, clean energy transitions, water and agriculture, …
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Industrial hemp (Cannabis sativa): An ancient remedy for ailing Sri Lankan economy

circular economy. The versatile nature of hemp potentially represents multi-billion dollars downstream markets, particularly in manufacturing of …
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14 training resources for designing circularity into business models and products | GreenBiz

Learn how to apply circular economy principles at your organization — whether you're starting from scratch or reimagining the status quo.
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Circular economy poised to go beyond outdated oil, gas and coal, experts say – Mongabay

To achieve a circular economy, fossil fuels need to be phased out and alternative energy sources put in place. Bio-fertilizers need to be adopted and …
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New York goes after PepsiCo for plastic pollution in a groundbreaking lawsuit

circular economy,” in which plastic products can be endlessly reprocessed rather than eventually turned into waste. One PepsiCo communication …
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