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Venerable Japanese Company Goes Circular with Versatile, Upcycled Textile
Venerable Japanese Company Goes Circular with Versatile, Upcycled Textile

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - Meet NUNOUS — a brand-new, radically versatile material made from fabric waste — developed by fabric-dyeing giant Seishoku Co., Ltd.

A Clean, Circular Materials Future Is No Longer a Fabrication
A Clean, Circular Materials Future Is No Longer a Fabrication

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - At SB’23 San Diego, three sets of innovators at the forefront of the materials and packaging space shared key insights into the biobased and circular solutions driving a sea change in the market.

2 Steps Forward, 1 Step Back: LEGO Is Latest Company to Disclose Sustainability Setback
2 Steps Forward, 1 Step Back: LEGO Is Latest Company to Disclose Sustainability Setback

WALKING THE TALK - The world’s largest toymaker acknowledged the issues it encountered in pursuit of a more sustainable alternative to its oil-based plastic bricks, illustrating the still-circuitous path to sustainable solutions.

How Circularity, AI Are Mending Cracks in Our Fractured Food System
How Circularity, AI Are Mending Cracks in Our Fractured Food System

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - Naturally, food and its many issues has been a major topic this week at SB’23 San Diego. Here, two panels of innovators share their approaches to filling in systemic gaps in our food system.

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Companies Designing out Waste Will Run Circles Around Those with Linear Business Models
Companies Designing out Waste Will Run Circles Around Those with Linear Business Models

WASTE NOT - This week at SB’23 San Diego, two illuminating panels featured experts from a variety of aspects of the emerging circular economy, who shared key insights and lessons learned in the pursuit of circularity.

Tom Ford Plastic Innovation Accelerator Backing Seaweed to Replace Oil-Based Films
Tom Ford Plastic Innovation Accelerator Backing Seaweed to Replace Oil-Based Films

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - Convened by Lonely Whale, the program aims to accelerate scaling and market adoption of seaweed-based alternatives to thin-film plastics made from fossil fuels.

Making Something Out of Nothing: Time for a Rethink About Waste
Making Something Out of Nothing: Time for a Rethink About Waste

WASTE NOT - Excess is inevitable; and we should re-evaluate our understanding of what businesses do with it accordingly. Instead of thinking of excesses as the end of a story, recognize the potential of wastes as the start of something new.

BODYHEAT: How SWG3 Is Heating Up the Dance Floor to Cool Down the Planet
BODYHEAT: How SWG3 Is Heating Up the Dance Floor to Cool Down the Planet

CLEANTECH - In the Glasgow megavenue, BODYHEAT technology transforms the energy generated by visitors into sustainable power — utilizing a previously wasted, and readily available, power source.

From Landfills to Biogas and Healthier Crops: The Anaerobic Digestion Revolution
From Landfills to Biogas and Healthier Crops: The Anaerobic Digestion Revolution

CLEANTECH - The role of waste-management practices in our journey towards a more sustainable future cannot be overstated. Anaerobic digestion’s multitude of benefits demonstrate its potential to turn ‘waste’ into valuable resources.

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‘Zero-Waste Chef’ Campaign Inspires Canadians to Eliminate At-Home Food Waste
‘Zero-Waste Chef’ Campaign Inspires Canadians to Eliminate At-Home Food Waste

BEHAVIOR CHANGE - SkipTheDishes partnered with the Circular Innovation Council and top Canadian chefs to inspire consumers to reimagine their takeout leftovers and reduce food waste.

6 Principles Driving Circular Innovation at Eastman
6 Principles Driving Circular Innovation at Eastman

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - Learn about how we're transforming recycling to create a circular economy in this six-part series.

New Report Urges Insurance Companies to Stop Underwriting Climate Change
New Report Urges Insurance Companies to Stop Underwriting Climate Change

FINANCE & INVESTMENT - ‘Underwriting Our Planet’ finds that rather than addressing climate change and biodiversity loss, many economic activities underwritten by insurance companies actually fuel the twin crises.

These 3 Plant-Based Serviceware Brands Are Deliciously Diverting Plastic Waste
These 3 Plant-Based Serviceware Brands Are Deliciously Diverting Plastic Waste

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - Loliware, Uuvipak and Twiice have created rapidly biodegradable (and even edible) bio-based products that completely upstage their petroleum-based, single-use plastic-polluting counterparts.

Teeing Up a Transformation: How Golf Is Driving Inclusivity, Sustainability
Teeing Up a Transformation: How Golf Is Driving Inclusivity, Sustainability

FROM PURPOSE TO ACTION: BUILDING A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE TOGETHER - Dow is partnering to elevate both gender and sustainability in golf to show how the sport can be an inspiring source of progress for people and planet alike.

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Nestlé, Cargill, CCm Upcycling Cocoa Shells into Low-Carbon Fertilizer
Nestlé, Cargill, CCm Upcycling Cocoa Shells into Low-Carbon Fertilizer

WASTE NOT - As part of Nestlé’s bid to source 50% of its key ingredients from regenerative-ag methods by 2030, the three are turning the waste steam into a win-win, circular solution for food companies and farmers alike.

Nike Unveils Fully Circular Shoe Designed for Disassembly, Recyclability
Nike Unveils Fully Circular Shoe Designed for Disassembly, Recyclability

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - Nike’s ISPA (Improvise, Scavenge, Protect, Adapt) design philosophy challenges creators to experiment, break molds and reimagine products. The ISPA Link Axis uses interlocking components, as few materials as possible and zero glue.

How to Win Big with a Recycling Challenge
How to Win Big with a Recycling Challenge

WASTE NOT - Last year, we set the record for World’s Largest College Recycling Event; but we didn’t want this to be a one-time win. So this year, we’ve recruited new partners to heighten the competition and increase the impact.

Collaborative Relationships Key to Overcoming Obstacles on the Path to a Circular Economy
Collaborative Relationships Key to Overcoming Obstacles on the Path to a Circular Economy

COLLABORATION - Forging strategic partnerships can unlock immediate win-win solutions while also creating a roadmap for future success across the supply network.

The Tennessee River’s Biggest Fan Is a 14-Year-Old Boy Passionate About Conservation
The Tennessee River’s Biggest Fan Is a 14-Year-Old Boy Passionate About Conservation

FROM PURPOSE TO ACTION: BUILDING A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE TOGETHER - In this conversation with ‘the Conservation Kid,’ Cash Daniels, we learn more about what drives his passion to clean up the Tennessee River and lead his generation toward a brighter future.

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No More Styrofoam: 2 Startups Creating Viable, Sustainable Alternatives with Ag Waste
No More Styrofoam: 2 Startups Creating Viable, Sustainable Alternatives with Ag Waste

WASTE NOT - By upcycling coconut husks and shrimp shells, Fortuna Cools and Cruz Foam are diverting agricultural waste from landfill and offering circular polystyrene alternatives that match its performance.

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