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The EU looks to increase regional production of protein crops

… FEFAC, welcomed the move, while highlighting the need for consistency across different EU policies that directly and indirectly affect the EU protein supply, including the CAP 'post 2020' framework, the current review of the EU policy on renewable energies (RED II), the Circular Economy package and …
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Work begins on sustainable and recyclable concept EV

Every year for the past few years, the ecomotive team at the Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands has built an electric concept city car of the future. This year's project is called Noah, and is being billed as the world's first circular car. This doesn't refer to its appearance but rather its …
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Finalists for Plastics Recycling Awards Europe

They make a huge contribution towards conserving resources, reducing CO2 and sustaining the circular economy.” Plastics Recycling Awards Europe Finalists: Recycled Plastic Consumer Lifestyle Product of the Year – Using recycled plastics to improve everyday life. Ubicity; bench made from recycled …
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How plastics made from plants could be the answer to the world's waste problem

Circular economy. The circular economy is all about keeping resources in a constant loop, reusing and recycling them as many times as possible. This helps to minimise waste and reduce the need for brand new resources. Story Continues. Treating plastic waste as a resource rather than a problem is …
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Coca-Cola all set to launch state-specific fruit beverages in India

He said, the company would focus “pretty strongly” in the coming 18-24 months in the fruit circular economy. Krishnakumar said the company has been testing launch of 'frozen fruit' in Bengaluru which would be similar to an ice-cream. “We got the innovation from our Australian bottler. It is actually like an …
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Turkey seeks alternatives

The concept of a circular economy is growing in influence and as a result the cement production process has begun to evolve. As a large-scale cement … Turkey has begun to adopt the concept of a circular economy, a waste-to-energy solution that is a high priority for European Union. The circular …
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Brits roll up their sleeves to tackle plastic pollution

"When you're looking at the circular economy package, rhetoric is great, plans are great, but the UK needs to put its money where its mouth is." The rest of the Europe is revising its directive of waste processing to include a target of recycling at least 70 percent of household and municipal waste by 2030, …
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EU ambassadors approve new rules on waste management and recycling

Today, EU ambassadors endorsed the provisional agreement on the four legislative proposals of the waste package reached with the European Parliament on 18 December 2017. The waste package will lead to more recycling of waste and contribute to the creation of a circular economy. It will improve …
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TU Eindhoven's 3D printed Noah car showcases future of sustainable automotive design

Still, the collaboration between the students and 3D printing company Oceanz did demonstrate how 3D printing can be used to transform automotive design and make it fit into a circular economy. “3D printing contributes to a very sustainable production technique,” added Frank Elbersen from Oceanz.
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