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New Study Uses Norway as Test Case for Achieving Circularity, Net Zero by 2040
New Study Uses Norway as Test Case for Achieving Circularity, Net Zero by 2040

THE NEXT ECONOMY - Norway is the first country to scrutinize such a comprehensive scope of plastic sectors, making this study one of the most holistic views of a national plastic system ever presented.

Tom Ford Plastic Innovation Prize Winners Offer Viable, Marine-Safe Solutions to Thin-Film Waste
Tom Ford Plastic Innovation Prize Winners Offer Viable, Marine-Safe Solutions to Thin-Film Waste

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - The three winners are sourcing and scaling biobased and degradable alternatives to traditional, thin-film plastic made from fossil fuels.

First Liquid-Heat Engine Can Upcycle 70% of the World’s Waste Heat Into Clean Energy
First Liquid-Heat Engine Can Upcycle 70% of the World’s Waste Heat Into Clean Energy

CLEANTECH - Luminescent’s circular solution uses isothermal processes to capture and store waste heat, transforming a previously inaccessible resource into zero-waste power.

New Guide Details Tangible Solutions for Retailers to Move ‘Beyond the Bag’
New Guide Details Tangible Solutions for Retailers to Move ‘Beyond the Bag’

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - Playbook highlights solutions from the Consortium to Reinvent the Retail Bag that drive near-term, positive environmental impact and cost savings from eliminating single-use plastic bags.

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The Problem with Recycling, Part 2: Increasing Recycled Content in New Products
The Problem with Recycling, Part 2: Increasing Recycled Content in New Products

WASTE NOT - This is the second in a three-part series covering key opportunities to turn “the plastic recycling problem” into a circular economy for plastics.

Not Their Waste, But Still Their Problem: How Alaska Is Managing an Influx of Global Marine Debris
Not Their Waste, But Still Their Problem: How Alaska Is Managing an Influx of Global Marine Debris

FROM PURPOSE TO ACTION: BUILDING A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE TOGETHER - A multi-stakeholder, community-based collaboration and an innovative model of plastic-waste recovery are helping to clean up the Gulf of Alaska.

McKinsey: Circular Economy for Cement Could Be Worth €110B by 2050
McKinsey: Circular Economy for Cement Could Be Worth €110B by 2050

THE NEXT ECONOMY - The concrete industry is responsible for 8% of all global carbon emissions; and 30-40% of today’s solid waste is created through the construction and maintenance of the built environment.

For Climate Solutions to Cross the Chasm, Start with Customers Ready for Change
For Climate Solutions to Cross the Chasm, Start with Customers Ready for Change

MARKETING AND COMMS - To avoid the worst climate impacts, we must prioritize the deployment of emerging climate solutions without delay. To do that, companies must overcome a common marketing challenge.

Truly Closing the Loop: The ‘Recyclable’ vs ‘Circular’ Distinction
Truly Closing the Loop: The ‘Recyclable’ vs ‘Circular’ Distinction

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - The term 'recycling' has become ubiquitous in our daily lives, but the nuances between ‘recyclable’ and ‘circular’ are often misunderstood. Understanding the distinction between the two is crucial in achieving a sustainable future.

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The Ugly Company Raises $9M to Grow Market, Capacity for Upcycled Fruit Empire
The Ugly Company Raises $9M to Grow Market, Capacity for Upcycled Fruit Empire

WASTE NOT - The dried fruit snack maker is on a mission to put a dent in the massive produce waste issue on farms in California’s Central Valley, while teaching consumers the value in ‘food waste.’

The Problem with Recycling, Part 1: How Can We Fix the Broken Plastic-Recycling System?
The Problem with Recycling, Part 1: How Can We Fix the Broken Plastic-Recycling System?

WASTE NOT - This is the first in a three-part series in which we break down key barriers and opportunities to turn ‘the plastic recycling problem’ into a circular plastics economy.

Tomorrow’s Circular, Low-Carbon Economy Is Being Built Today
Tomorrow’s Circular, Low-Carbon Economy Is Being Built Today

FROM PURPOSE TO ACTION: BUILDING A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE TOGETHER - The supply of recycled plastics must be more robust to meet global demand. A mix of mechanical and advanced recycling technologies can provide tangible solutions, create efficiencies and increase scale.

Apparel Brands Drive Circular Fashion Future with Recyclable, Renewable Fabrics
Apparel Brands Drive Circular Fashion Future with Recyclable, Renewable Fabrics

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - Pangaia and Filippa K are the latest to unveil collaborations with circular textile innovators — fueling progress toward closing the loop on fabric waste.

Anheuser-Busch Brings ‘National Recycling League’ Action to Super Bowl LVII
Anheuser-Busch Brings ‘National Recycling League’ Action to Super Bowl LVII

BEHAVIOR CHANGE - Every beverage container recycled through gamified reverse vending machines will give fans an instant prize and qualify them to win NFL season tickets.

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Store Shelves of the Future: Packaging for a Circular Economy
Store Shelves of the Future: Packaging for a Circular Economy

FROM PURPOSE TO ACTION: BUILDING A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE TOGETHER - We recently gathered leaders from McKinsey, Unilever and Colgate-Palmolive to ponder what consumer products and their packaging will look like in 2035 and beyond.

Alaska’s Move to Eliminate Inflight Plastic Reveals Issues Within US Recycling Infrastructure
Alaska’s Move to Eliminate Inflight Plastic Reveals Issues Within US Recycling Infrastructure

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - The airline quickly hit a roadblock in the unrecyclability of paper cups with an integrated plastic lining necessary for beverage service.

England’s Partial Single-Use Plastic Ban Greeted with Lukewarm Response
England’s Partial Single-Use Plastic Ban Greeted with Lukewarm Response

WASTE NOT - Starting in October, the country will phase out a variety of single-use plastic products; but most think it does not go far enough to tackle pollution and waste.

‘Clean Beauty’ Is Just a Pipe Dream If Sustainability Gets Left Behind
‘Clean Beauty’ Is Just a Pipe Dream If Sustainability Gets Left Behind

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - Every year, 3B trees are turned into paper packaging for the products we buy — including for many ‘clean’ beauty brands. These brands must take the same holistic approach to their packaging as their ingredients.

2023 Design Trends: Balancing the Beautiful with the Responsible
2023 Design Trends: Balancing the Beautiful with the Responsible

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - The balance between luxury and sustainability has set a new bar for luxury packaging, making us all stop and think about how we can do things differently.

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BIER Guides Beverage Companies on Water Circularity
BIER Guides Beverage Companies on Water Circularity

WASTE NOT - The Guide provides easy-to-follow processes, as well as important considerations when pivoting focus from on-site techniques to off-site circularity endeavors.

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