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Free, Open-Source Recycling Ecosystem Is Making Plastic ‘Precious’
Free, Open-Source Recycling Ecosystem Is Making Plastic ‘Precious’

THE NEXT ECONOMY - Precious Plastic is all about democratizing circularity. And it’s enabling a new form of craftsmanship: One in which anyone, anywhere, can start a small business recycling and making new products from plastic waste.

Could Coastal Carbon Capture Clean Up Atmospheric Carbon at Gigaton Scale?
Could Coastal Carbon Capture Clean Up Atmospheric Carbon at Gigaton Scale?

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - Vesta is accelerating natural processes using carbon-removing olivine sand to promote coastal resilience, advance ocean uptake and storage of carbon dioxide, and reduce ocean acidity.

Beyond Recycling: Report Highlights Need for Circular Approach to Critical Raw Materials
Beyond Recycling: Report Highlights Need for Circular Approach to Critical Raw Materials

THE NEXT ECONOMY - The report from CISL's Corporate Leaders Group showcases the challenges, opportunities and business best practices of embracing more circular practices in CRM use through case studies from Ball, Volvo Cars and more.

Advanced Livestock Genetics Are Making Protein Production More Sustainable
Advanced Livestock Genetics Are Making Protein Production More Sustainable

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - Historically, corporate carbon-reduction strategies haven't looked to genetic innovations as a viable Scope 3 reduction opportunity; but it is one of the most important considerations for improving the sustainability of livestock production.

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Beyond Bioplastics: Agricultural Waste Streams Becoming Next-Gen Packaging Materials
Beyond Bioplastics: Agricultural Waste Streams Becoming Next-Gen Packaging Materials

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - By upcycling agricultural waste, these three startups are replacing plastic with a new wave of packaging materials that ‘make no compromises along the supply chain.’

Connected Construction a Promising Way to Rein in the Built Environment
Connected Construction a Promising Way to Rein in the Built Environment

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - Constructing a sustainable built environment requires more than efficient design, equipment and materials — but processes and workflows that say exactly where and how these assets combine to streamline processes as much as possible.

New Booking.com API Highlights Properties’ Sustainability Credentials
New Booking.com API Highlights Properties’ Sustainability Credentials

MARKETING AND COMMS - In partnering with enterprise software startup BeCause, Booking.com can now automate the managing and updating of information about properties’ sustainability certifications and features.

Textile Additive Expedites Breakdown of Stubborn, Synthetic Fibers
Textile Additive Expedites Breakdown of Stubborn, Synthetic Fibers

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - Despite its potential to address microplastic pollution on a number of fronts, the makers of CiCLO stress they don’t want to enable more unnecessary plastic consumption justified by ‘biodegradability.’

Carbon Capture and Storage: Distraction, Solution or Both?
Carbon Capture and Storage: Distraction, Solution or Both?

THE NEXT ECONOMY - CCS proponents argue it can offset emissions from hard-to-abate sectors such as energy and heavy industry; while opponents fear it could further the status quo and distract from the need for real emissions reductions.

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These Fermented Oils Could Be a Game-Changer for Human, Planetary Health
These Fermented Oils Could Be a Game-Changer for Human, Planetary Health

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - Along with being sub-optimal for human health, many conventional cooking oils contribute to deforestation, biodiversity loss, and soil and water pollution. Fermented oils could save both the environment and our diets.

These AI-Powered Drones Finally Bring Precision to Herbicide Application
These AI-Powered Drones Finally Bring Precision to Herbicide Application

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - Precision AI has developed the world's first AI drones for plant-level herbicide application — on a mission to create healthier, more sustainable, profitable farms.

Upcycled Emissions for the Win: How Twelve Is Closing the Loop on Fossil Fuels
Upcycled Emissions for the Win: How Twelve Is Closing the Loop on Fossil Fuels

CLEANTECH - The California-based carbon-transformation company is emerging as a leader in ‘CO2Made’ products — from everyday consumer goods to sustainable jet and marine fuels.

Why Being 'Lazy' Could Be Good for the Planet
Why Being 'Lazy' Could Be Good for the Planet

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - By automating the small tasks of your day-to-day routine, you are gifted back the time to focus on the most essential and important elements of life while creating much less impact on the planet.

Data-Driven Tools Are Helping Brands Address Uyghur Forced Labor in Their Supply Chains
Data-Driven Tools Are Helping Brands Address Uyghur Forced Labor in Their Supply Chains

SUPPLY CHAIN - Too many brands have long taken a lackadaisical approach to ensuring their supply chains are free of forced labor risk. That is no longer an option if they intend to walk their ethical talk.

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Next-Generation Beauty: How Nature-Inspired Biotech Is Evolving Ethical Skincare
Next-Generation Beauty: How Nature-Inspired Biotech Is Evolving Ethical Skincare

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - Modern Meadow’s Bio-Coll@gen offers a solution to a long-standing cosmetic and skincare challenge: finding a safe, sustainable and scalable replacement for animal-derived collagen.

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.

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.

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.

2 Biotech Startups Are 3D Printing ‘Fish’ to Give the Ocean a Rest
2 Biotech Startups Are 3D Printing ‘Fish’ to Give the Ocean a Rest

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - Mycorena and Revo Foods have combined mycelium-based protein and 3D printing to create a potential win-win for seafood fans and overexploited fish populations.

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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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