Stories About Circular Economy

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The Impact of Aluminum in a Circular Economy
The Impact of Aluminum in a Circular Economy

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - Hydro's new products and processes will increase recycling of post-consumer scrap to 250,000 metric tons per year by 2020, reduce waste to landfill by 60%, and reduce water usage in water-stressed areas by 15%.

HP Commits to 100% Circular, Carbon-Neutral, Forest-Positive Printing
HP Commits to 100% Circular, Carbon-Neutral, Forest-Positive Printing

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - The tech giant shares vision for print sustainability with innovation that helps protect the world’s forests, reduces carbon emissions and uses more recycled materials.

Trending: UN, Circular Innovators Continue Mission to Slow Down Fashion
Trending: UN, Circular Innovators Continue Mission to Slow Down Fashion

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - A handful of new initiatives, products and innovations continue the attack on fashion’s wasteful and environmentally and socially destructive practices from a variety of angles.

Hilton Challenges Its Hospitality Teams to Step Up Soap Recycling
Hilton Challenges Its Hospitality Teams to Step Up Soap Recycling

WASTE NOT - Hilton is ramping up its soap-collecting efforts around the world, with a goal of recycling 1 million bars for Clean the World to distribute on Global Handwashing Day (October 15).

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Trending: Taking the Carbon, Waste Out of eCommerce
Trending: Taking the Carbon, Waste Out of eCommerce

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - Between Amazon and Etsy’s carbon-neutral ambitions, and more and more options for circular shipping containers, the millions of tons of emissions and waste generated by e-commerce could soon be a thing of the past.

The Big Climate Issue We Need to Focus on in 2019: Textiles and Circularity
The Big Climate Issue We Need to Focus on in 2019: Textiles and Circularity

WASTE NOT - I want to encourage all of the stakeholders — brands and consumers — to work together to move the needle, as we look to mitigate fashion and textile waste impact over the next two decades.

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

THE NEXT ECONOMY - 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.

New Alliance to Bring Circular IT Life Cycle Management Across Europe
New Alliance to Bring Circular IT Life Cycle Management Across Europe

THE NEXT ECONOMY - European leaders in financing professional equipment and IT life cycle management join forces to offer circular, product-as-a-service solutions.

UK Gov Proposes Tax, Other Incentives to Help End Throwaway Fashion
UK Gov Proposes Tax, Other Incentives to Help End Throwaway Fashion

ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE - The Environmental Audit Committee is calling on the UK government to make fashion retailers take responsibility for the waste they create.

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Dan Fitzgerald discusses Stanley Black & Decker’s ambition to improve 500 million lives through innovation with purpose
Dan Fitzgerald discusses Stanley Black & Decker’s ambition to improve 500 million lives through innovation with purpose

MEMBER SPOTLIGHT - We recently caught up with Dan Fitzgerald, product sustainability lead at Stanley Black & Decker, to discuss what drives his work in sustainability and his desire to collaborate with fellow members.

Renewal Mill: Turning By-Products Into More Nutritious Food
Renewal Mill: Turning By-Products Into More Nutritious Food

WASTE NOT - Through its proprietary technology, the company transforms organic, high-fiber food by-product streams into nutritious raw ingredients.

Trending: IBM, Subaru Announce Recycling Milestones
Trending: IBM, Subaru Announce Recycling Milestones

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - The tech giant and the automaker both announced progress in their respective attacks on plastic waste.

Trending: Better Furniture Options Enable a ‘Sustainable Life at Home’
Trending: Better Furniture Options Enable a ‘Sustainable Life at Home’

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - New offerings by IKEA, Loll Designs add more options for consumers invested in living more sustainably.

EPR in Action: TerraCycle, CPG Giants Close ‘Loop’ on Single-Use Packaging
EPR in Action: TerraCycle, CPG Giants Close ‘Loop’ on Single-Use Packaging

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - First-of-its-kind, global shopping platform aims to offer zero-waste packaging options for the world’s most popular consumer products.

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Trending: BASF, Coca-Cola, EC Break New Ground on Plastics Recycling
Trending: BASF, Coca-Cola, EC Break New Ground on Plastics Recycling

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - Continuing this year’s wave of near-constant innovations aimed at responsible management of post-consumer plastics are new advancements from both the private and public sector. BASF making products with chemically recycled plastics BASF announced it has broken new ground in plastic waste recycling with its ChemCycling project. Chemical recycling provides an innovative way to reutilize currently unrecyclable plastic waste, such as mixed or uncleaned plastics. Depending on the region, such waste is usually sent to landfill or burned with energy recovery.

Give More This Season: The 2018 SB Holiday Gift Guide
Give More This Season: The 2018 SB Holiday Gift Guide

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - What better way to commemorate the season of giving than with gifts that really give more - by improving ecosystems, business practices and financial security; and eliminating waste, pollution and carbon emissions around the world - while spreading holiday cheer? Here are just a few of our favorite discoveries this year of products we'd be proud to give. For sustainable urban active-ists

Trending: Fashion Giants Take Further Steps to Create Climate-Friendly Industry
Trending: Fashion Giants Take Further Steps to Create Climate-Friendly Industry

THE NEXT ECONOMY - The fashion industry has kicked December off with a bang, launching a number of game-changing initiatives and partnerships aimed at further improving its image by reducing its impacts.

Trending: Kellogg, UK Gov Waste No Time Repurposing 'Throw Away' Food
Trending: Kellogg, UK Gov Waste No Time Repurposing 'Throw Away' Food

WASTE NOT - New initiatives from both the private and public sector aim to further chip away at the UK’s food waste issue, as the nation attempts to rebound from being designated Europe’s biggest food waster in 2015. Kellogg's Cornflakes adding sweet touch to Throw Away IPA

Utopies: Localizing the Sustainable Economy
Utopies: Localizing the Sustainable Economy

COLLABORATION - This is one of a series of interviews by students and alumni from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design (MCAD) with practitioners from the Sustainable Brands community, on a variety of ways organizations can, and are, Redesigning the Good Life.

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Trending: Regenerative Sourcing, Circular Models Revamping Fashion
Trending: Regenerative Sourcing, Circular Models Revamping Fashion

COLLABORATION - This week, two fashion giants with extensive brand portfolios announced partnerships that show promise for cleaning up “dirty fashion.”

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