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‘IT has become like the fashion market, which is really bad for sustainability’

A lot of vendors are quite loud and proud of their circular economy input. In your view, are they right to be so proud of these efforts? I think all of us have a …
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European Scientists Take Hard Look at Packaging Plastics in Circular Economy

The European Academies Science Advisory Council (EASAC) recently took a critical look at plastic packaging in a circular economy and concluded …
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Cover Story: The plastics industry has a sustainability problem. But can it fix itself?

… adequate infrastructure, can be a big challenge when it comes to creating a circular economy. To address these challenges, we must be innovative.
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‘Glass, Metal, Plastic’ offers a glimpse into the world of New York’s bottle collectors

… they also reduce carbon emissions, reduce demand for new plastic and create green jobs — a shift towards the circular economy we need.".
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California should reset its ambition and unleash the next wave of clean energy to combat climate …

… Imperial Valley to create innovation hubs around sustainable agriculture, carbon dioxide removal, green hydrogen and the circular economy; and.
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A closed loop: Food waste collection program helps feed compost production

One of the county's goals for the food scrap program is to create a “hyper local circular economy” in which area farmers and gardeners can purchase …
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