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Will We Get Closer to Circularity in 2020?
Will We Get Closer to Circularity in 2020?

1 month ago - While the concept of a circular economy has made its way into the public consciousness; unfortunately, as of 2018, circularity globally is only at 9%. In order for circularity to deliver on its potential in this decade, we’ll need to see more of the following …

Starbucks Commits to a Resource-Positive Future, Giving More than It Takes from the Planet
Starbucks Commits to a Resource-Positive Future, Giving More than It Takes from the Planet

2 months ago - In a public letter to all company stakeholders, CEO Kevin Johnson sets 2030 science-based targets for carbon, water and waste as part of a multi-decade aspiration.

Can There Be Harmony Between Plastics and Sustainability? Greiner Says Yes.
Can There Be Harmony Between Plastics and Sustainability? Greiner Says Yes.

6 months ago - Plastics companies are key to solving our plastics problem. We spoke with Stefan Grafenhorst, Head of Sustainability at Greiner, to find out more about the path toward making plastic a sustainable material.

Trending: Fashion Edges Ever Closer to Circularity
Trending: Fashion Edges Ever Closer to Circularity

8 months ago - Prada's new Nat Geo series highlights its Re-Nylon line; while the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s Jeans Redesign Guidelines aim to ensure jeans are made better for the environment and the health of garment workers.

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Chemical Recycling of Plastic: Waste No More?
Chemical Recycling of Plastic: Waste No More?

11 months ago - When it comes to the circular economy transition, plastics recycling is as much of a challenge as an opportunity. Could chemical recycling make the plastics value chain more circular whilst providing a profitable new industry branch?

‘Round and ‘Round We Finally Go: Why I Believe We’ll Achieve a Circular Economy, Part 1
‘Round and ‘Round We Finally Go: Why I Believe We’ll Achieve a Circular Economy, Part 1

11 months ago - While a growing number of industries are working to eliminate waste globally, two in particular — which happen to be two of the world’s biggest culprits where waste is concerned — also have me feeling particularly inspired.

New Reports Reveal Details, Impacts of Efforts To Tackle Plastic Waste and Pollution
New Reports Reveal Details, Impacts of Efforts To Tackle Plastic Waste and Pollution

1 year ago - In the first New Plastics Economy Global Commitment report, major companies publish data on their annual plastic packaging volumes, many for the first time; while Closed Loop Partners’ 2018 Impact Report measures the effect their investments are having on reducing emissions, diverting valuable commodities from landfill and creating jobs.

#WearNext: Make Fashion Circular, NYC Partner to Tackle Clothing Waste
#WearNext: Make Fashion Circular, NYC Partner to Tackle Clothing  Waste

1 year ago - As well as being able to drop off clothing at stores and other collection points, New Yorkers will be encouraged to get involved by donating, repairing, reselling or swapping their old clothes to give them a new life.

What Fashion Can Learn from Other Industries Promoting a Circular Economy
What Fashion Can Learn from Other Industries Promoting a Circular Economy

1 year ago - Sustainability in fashion is growing, but several other industries have been pioneering a push towards a circular economy, as well — and the fashion community may be able to take notes.

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EMF: Unhealthy Food Production Making Healthy Eating Impossible
EMF: Unhealthy Food Production Making Healthy Eating Impossible

1 year ago - Hidden killers caused by food production are making healthy eating impossible for people around the world, according to a new report by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation.

New Reports Highlight How AI, Circular Economy Can Save Us All
New Reports Highlight How AI, Circular Economy Can Save Us All

1 year ago - Circle Economy, Ellen MacArthur Foundation release new findings in Davos

Stanley Black & Decker Commits to Combatting Plastic Pollution
Stanley Black & Decker Commits to Combatting Plastic Pollution

1 year ago - Signs the New Plastics Economy Global Commitment at the Our Ocean Conference.  

DuPont Biomaterials Joins the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s CE100 – A Pre-competitive Innovation Program Accelerating the Transition to a Circular Economy
DuPont Biomaterials Joins the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s CE100 – A Pre-competitive Innovation Program Accelerating the Transition to a Circular Economy

1 year ago - In another step toward promoting sustainability and the bio-economy, DuPont Biomaterials has elevated its partnership with The Ellen MacArthur Foundation by joining the organization’s Circular Economy 100 (CE100) initiative. The pre-competitive innovation program brings together corporates, governments and cities, academic institutions, emerging innovators and affiliates in a unique multi-stakeholder platform to learn and collaborate for a circular economy.

Quantis Endorses EMF New Plastics Economy Global Commitment
Quantis Endorses EMF New Plastics Economy Global Commitment

1 year ago - Plastic waste and pollution have captured the attention of the public, governments, and businesses around the world. The search for solutions has started, and there is growing recognition that quick-fixes that address the symptoms is not enough. To effectively switch off the tap on the plastic problem, a systemic shift to tackle the root causes is needed. To further accelerate the sense of urgency and momentum gaining around marine plastic litter, the Ellen MacArthur Foundation has launched the New Plastics Economy Global Commitment.

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Johnson & Johnson Consumer Aligns To Big Goals In Environmental Sustainability, Signs New Plastics Economy Global Commitment
Johnson & Johnson Consumer Aligns To Big Goals In Environmental Sustainability, Signs New Plastics Economy Global Commitment

1 year ago - Johnson & Johnson Consumer, Inc. today announced the company is joining an ambitious effort to move the world closer to a circular economy in which plastic never becomes waste. Together with the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, the UN Environment Programme, and many industry-leading companies, governments, and NGOs this commitment will strive to meet goals to tackle one of the most urgent environmental issues of our time: plastic waste and the necessity of consumer packaging reform.

Global, Multisector Commitments Aim to Eliminate Plastic Pollution at the Source; Is It Enough?
Global, Multisector Commitments Aim to Eliminate Plastic Pollution at the Source; Is It Enough?

1 year ago - NOTE: This article was updated on October 30, 2018 at 11:45am ET. A Global Commitment to eradicate plastic waste and pollution at the source has been signed by 250 organisations including many of the world’s largest packaging producers, brands, retailers and recyclers, as well as governments and NGOs. For some signatories, the Global Commitment is just one facet of their plan to overhaul their approach to plastic. The New Plastics Economy Global Commitment is led by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation (EMF), in collaboration with UN Environment, and was officially unveiled at the Our Ocean Conference in Bali today.

Danone accelerates the transition towards a circular economy of packaging
Danone accelerates the transition towards a circular economy of packaging

1 year ago - Danone announces a series of new commitments and actions to ensure its packaging will become 100% circular, and to accelerate the global transition towards a circular economy of packaging. This includes (1) initiatives to improve product design and develop alternative delivery and reuse models, (2) investments to develop effective, efficient and inclusive systems for increased collection and recycling, to boost recycling and (3) actions to preserve natural resources by reintegrating recycled materials into our packaging and developing use of renewable materials.

Report: Scaling Circular Economy in China Could Save Businesses, Households ¥70T by 2040
Report: Scaling Circular Economy in China Could Save Businesses, Households ¥70T by 2040

1 year ago - New research from the Ellen MacArthur Foundation (EMF) finds that a transition to a circular economy in China’s cities could make goods and services more affordable for citizens while reducing the impacts normally associated with middle-class lifestyles. The findings are being presented today at the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting of the New Champions in Tianjin, China.

Stakeholders Collaborating for a More Sustainable Bioeconomy
Stakeholders Collaborating for a More Sustainable Bioeconomy

1 year ago - Over the last few years, the bioeconomy — a global economy that uses biological resources and waste from the land and sea as inputs to food, industrial and energy production — has been a major point of discussion for scientists and policymakers alike. According to the World Economic Forum, our bioeconomy is far from sustainable as it presently exists, as companies across many industries continue to rely on environmentally damaging practices.

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Q&A: DuPont Sorona and the Evolution, and Revolution, of Biomaterials
Q&A: DuPont Sorona and the Evolution, and Revolution, of Biomaterials

1 year ago - Over his more than 30 years in the business, Mike Saltzberg has seen firsthand how sustainability has grown to be of equal consideration with technical performance and cost in the development of new biomaterials. Saltzberg is the Global Business Director for Biomaterials at DuPont Industrial Biosciences, the team that ideates and develops products derived from bio-based materials. Among their innovations is DuPont™ Sorona®, a partially plant-based fiber increasingly used in apparel and carpet.

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