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Ellen MacArthur Foundation Challenges Industry: ‘We Must Change the Way We Make Our Food’
Ellen MacArthur Foundation Challenges Industry: ‘We Must Change the Way We Make Our Food’

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - The Foundation’s Big Food Redesign Challenge will bring together producers, retailers, startups and suppliers to bring circular food design into the mainstream.

First Closed-Loop Metal-Recycling Technology Offers Sustainable Future for a Battery-Powered World
First Closed-Loop Metal-Recycling Technology Offers Sustainable Future for a Battery-Powered World

CLEANTECH - Aqua Metals’ closed-loop metal-recycling process is revolutionizing metal sourcing and disposal — and eliminating the negative side effects of EV battery production.

Logitech Partners with iFixit to Advance Circularity Goals
Logitech Partners with iFixit to Advance Circularity Goals

WASTE NOT - Increased ease of repairability will help to reduce e-waste and extend the life of Logitech devices, components and materials.

60+ Innovators Against Plastic Pollution Call for Pragmatic, Inclusive Global Plastics Treaty
60+ Innovators Against Plastic Pollution Call for Pragmatic, Inclusive Global Plastics Treaty

COLLABORATION - rePurpose Global, The Ocean Cleanup launch alliance of leading plastic-waste solutionists dedicated to empowering balanced and informed policymaking.

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Why 2023 Is (Finally) The Year of the Sustainability Pivot
Why 2023 Is (Finally) The Year of the Sustainability Pivot

THE NEXT ECONOMY - Four key trends are converging this year to create a permanent shift toward sustainability across industries — with implications for tech innovation, the planet and companies that have yet to start their sustainability transformation.

A Circular Economy Will Create Millions of Good Jobs; But Study Reveals Global North Bias
A Circular Economy Will Create Millions of Good Jobs; But Study Reveals Global North Bias

THE NEXT ECONOMY - A new report finds that only a handful of studies have examined whether and how a circular economy can alleviate poverty and benefit vulnerable communities in low-income countries.

Investor Demand Propelling Corporate Plastic-Reduction Strategies
Investor Demand Propelling Corporate Plastic-Reduction Strategies

FINANCE & INVESTMENT - Kraft Heinz and Church & Dwight responded to shareholder proposals with new goals to cut virgin plastic use; now, 185 investors have called on 30 other CPG brands and retailers to accelerate their action on plastic.

Planetarians’ Tasty New Use for Spent Beans and Yeast Shaking Up Alt-Protein Market
Planetarians’ Tasty New Use for Spent Beans and Yeast Shaking Up Alt-Protein Market

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - The startup upcycles food waste and byproducts into a new kind of high-protein, high-fiber, vegan meat. Unlike most products in the crowded alt-protein market, it has achieved both great taste and price parity.

Ellen MacArthur Foundation Launches Database of Circular Startups
Ellen MacArthur Foundation Launches Database of Circular Startups

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - The Foundation invites businesses to discover startups through its Circular Startup Index to help accelerate innovation that facilitates transition to a circular economy.

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Cornell Researchers Upcycling Polyester Textile Waste into Functional Coatings
Cornell Researchers Upcycling Polyester Textile Waste into Functional Coatings

WASTE NOT - A new method chemically breaks down old fabric and reuses polyester compounds to create fire-resistant, anti-bacterial or wrinkle-free coatings that can then be applied to new clothes and fabrics.

Coach Launches Community-Powered, Circular Sub-Brand, Coachtopia
Coach Launches Community-Powered, Circular Sub-Brand, Coachtopia

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - Coachtopia was co-created with a community of fashion enthusiasts, creatives, entrepreneurs, activists and more. Coach says it’s a platform for change in which Gen Z can help create the fashion future they want to see.

Meet the Company Extending the Life of Some of Our Most Common (and Uncommon) Waste Streams
Meet the Company Extending the Life of Some of Our Most Common (and Uncommon) Waste Streams

WASTE NOT - Through a nationwide network of independent haulers and reverse-recycling carriers linked through an app-based platform, CheckSammy brings long-overdue change to an outdated waste-management and recycling industry.

Champagne Telmont Raises a Glass to World’s Lightest Champagne Bottle
Champagne Telmont Raises a Glass to World’s Lightest Champagne Bottle

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - The bottle, 35 grams lighter than the commercial standard, could represent a significant decrease in the carbon footprint of Champagne bottling.

One Company May Just Solve Some of Our Most Material Issues
One Company May Just Solve Some of Our Most Material Issues

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - Bio-design tech company Modern Meadow develops circular and regenerative approaches to creating a wide range of versatile materials, with no loss of performance or quality, that can be quickly scaled and brought to market.

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Apparel Giants Bringing Future-Friendly Fabrics to the Mainstream
Apparel Giants Bringing Future-Friendly Fabrics to the Mainstream

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - The apparel industry is awash in launches of circular, plant-based and carbon-sequestering fabrics set to help future-proof fashion.

Apple Products to Include 100% Recycled Cobalt, Rare Earth Metals by 2025
Apple Products to Include 100% Recycled Cobalt, Rare Earth Metals by 2025

WASTE NOT - Accelerated timeline for cobalt and other elements paves new path for key recycled metals in batteries, magnets and circuit boards.

Astral Tequila Turning Spent Agave Into Bricks to Build Homes for Mexican Families in Need
Astral Tequila Turning Spent Agave Into Bricks to Build Homes for Mexican Families in Need

WASTE NOT - Astral’s 'This Round's for the House' initiative is part of the Adobe Brick Project — its ongoing upcycling program to build homes and brighten communities in Jalisco.

re:loom Is Helping the Unhoused, Refugees and Low-Income Women Weave a Better Life
re:loom Is Helping the Unhoused, Refugees and Low-Income Women Weave a Better Life

ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE - The organization provides paid, on-site job training for weavers, 100% healthcare coverage and opportunities to engage in re:loom’s operations while creating upcycled housewares and accessories.

Trawling for Plastic: Solution or Distraction?
Trawling for Plastic: Solution or Distraction?

WASTE NOT - Some say the outsized focus on legacy plastics cleanup is analogous to carbon removal versus reducing carbon emissions at the source: ‘like putting a band-aid on a broken leg.’

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Trending: Retailers Embrace Reuse, Credits in Ongoing Fight Against Plastic Waste
Trending: Retailers Embrace Reuse, Credits in Ongoing Fight Against Plastic Waste

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - rePurpose Global helps Thrive Market achieve plastic neutrality for its own-brand products, while The Body Shop expands its refillable offerings in the US.

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