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NextGen Consortium Outlines Path Toward Circular Economy for Paper Cups in US
NextGen Consortium Outlines Path Toward Circular Economy for Paper Cups in US

THE NEXT ECONOMY - Insights include solutions for paper mills, materials-recovery facilities, brands, consumers and communities to increase recovery of paper cups and reduce waste to landfill.

Molecular Recycling Could Be Crucial to Realizing a Circular Economy
Molecular Recycling Could Be Crucial to Realizing a Circular Economy

THE NEXT ECONOMY - We caught up with Eastman’s Plastics Division President, Scott Ballard, who explained the potential of molecular recycling as the company prepares to show the world what’s possible.

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.

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.

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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.

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.

Increasing Accessibility and Revitalizing Forgotten Devices: Shouldn’t We Be Able to Upgrade Our Laptops?
Increasing Accessibility and Revitalizing Forgotten Devices: Shouldn’t We Be Able to Upgrade Our Laptops?

THE NEXT ECONOMY - Those who regularly partake in upgrade programs will have access to the best possible devices, while partaking in a sustainable business practice that enhances the wellbeing of people and the planet.

Why a Circular Dress Code Will Always Be in Style
Why a Circular Dress Code Will Always Be in Style

WASTE NOT - Technology is the magic thread weaving the circular textile narrative together to ensure that fashion isn’t just a statement — but a sustainable, end-to-end lifecycle that respects our planet.

Royal Society of Chemistry Task Force Aims to Make Liquid Polymers ‘Benign by Design’
Royal Society of Chemistry Task Force Aims to Make Liquid Polymers ‘Benign by Design’

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - The Sustainable Polymers in Liquid Formulation (PLFs) Task Force will collaborate to innovate throughout the value chain and across sectors including cosmetics, water treatments, lubricants and agricultural products.

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Congratulations! We’ve Marked Our First Plastic Overshoot Day
Congratulations! We’ve Marked Our First Plastic Overshoot Day

WASTE NOT - July 28, 2023 marks the point when plastic produced surpasses the planet’s capacity to manage it. By tracking this date, we can more clearly understand the problem; and hold governments, businesses and individuals to account for their role in it.

VivoBarefoot Offers Glimpse Into a Truly Waste-Free Footwear Future
VivoBarefoot Offers Glimpse Into a Truly Waste-Free Footwear Future

WASTE NOT - Vivobarefoot’s new scan-to-print, circular design platform enables rapid prototyping — saving development and lab time, labor, and materials waste. The company is seeking 200 UK participants to test the first generation of VivoBiome footwear.

Mobile Industry Eyes 5B ‘Dormant’ Phones Sitting in Desk Drawers for Reuse or Recycling
Mobile Industry Eyes 5B ‘Dormant’ Phones Sitting in Desk Drawers for Reuse or Recycling

THE NEXT ECONOMY - The GSMA estimates that if properly recycled, 5B mobile phones could recover US$8B worth of gold, palladium, silver, copper, rare earth elements and other critical minerals; and enough cobalt for 10M electric car batteries.

Crystal Geyser Campaign Highlights Consumers’ Paramount Role in Recycling Ecosystem
Crystal Geyser Campaign Highlights Consumers’ Paramount Role in Recycling Ecosystem

MARKETING AND COMMS - A corresponding survey of US adults reveals the beverage industry has ‘more work to do when it comes to education’ around proper recycling.

Draft Treaty on Ending Plastics Pollution Inches Forward After Paris Negotiations
Draft Treaty on Ending Plastics Pollution Inches Forward After Paris Negotiations

THE NEXT ECONOMY - Despite procedural hiccups and ongoing debates on key issues, a first draft of a treaty will be ready for the next INC meeting in Nairobi later this year.

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PepsiCo, UEFA Launch Circular Pilots During Champions League Finals
PepsiCo, UEFA Launch Circular Pilots During Champions League Finals

WASTE NOT - Last weekend’s Women’s event was the first Champions League Final to deploy returnable service ware, starting a long-term collaboration in reducing waste at major sports events.

Finding Potential in Peers: The Importance of Pre-Competitive Partnerships
Finding Potential in Peers: The Importance of Pre-Competitive Partnerships

FROM PURPOSE TO ACTION: BUILDING A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE TOGETHER - Industry leaders are forming pre-competitive pacts and deals to build ecosystems that support a circular economy or a net-zero roadmap. Here are three areas where pre-competitive partnerships can deliver material impact.

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.

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.

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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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