circular economy

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07 08 2022 | 08:42

SOUTH AFRICA: PETCO awards companies for sustainable waste management

With 70 community collectors spread across the port city of Durban, start-up Isphepho Enviro has won the award for the best environmental awareness initiative in the Sustainable Waste Management…

12 07 2022 | 07:51

TANZANIA: Eight companies join forces to manage plastic waste

In Tanzania, eight brewing companies are joining forces to form the Polyethylene Terephthalate Recycle Company (PETCO). The initiative will collect and recycle 12.5 million tons of plastic waste in…

21 04 2022 | 07:42

How solar power is aiding energy transition in Saudi Arabia and other Arab Gulf states

DUBAI: Gulf states are stepping up the transition to renewable energy by launching ambitious infrastructure projects designed to help reduce their reliance on oil and gas to meet domestic energy…

26 05 2021 | 08:17

On sustainability, think about trees and water pipes.

Circular economy and sustainability are buzzwords synonymous with globetrotting NGO executives and professors whose high sounding lectures saturate the atmosphere in the ivory towers that are the…

27 04 2021 | 10:47

Uganda start-up bets big on banana waste.

Ugandans have always eaten a lot of bananas. Now a local start-up reckons it can extract even more value from overlooked parts of the crop. TexFad is using natural banana fibre to produce…

31 08 2020 | 08:04

Britain to get first commercial refinery for extracting precious metals from e-waste.

Cheshire-based facility will be world’s first to use bacteria-based recycling processes. The UK is to get its first commercial refinery for extracting precious metals from electronic waste, which…

15 06 2020 | 07:37

8th International Conference on Sustainable Solid Waste Management Thessaloniki, Greece, 23 - 26 JUNE 2021

We would like to thank you very much for your high interest in the THESSALONIKI 2021 Conference. More than 700 abstracts from all over the world have already been received. Potential participants can…

25 04 2020 | 12:45

World Bank Initiative Explores Innovative Use and Reuse of Wastewater.

STORY HIGHLIGHTS -The report reflects on the ‘Wastewater: From Waste to Resource’ initiative implemented in the LAC region, arguing lessons learned from this region are applicable globally. -The…

20 03 2020 | 07:19

The Status Quo of Sustainable Fashion.

Sustainability is trending in the fashion industry. But what’s behind the PR slogans of the big brands promoting textile recycling? And where lie the chances and barriers for change? Facts, figures,…

20 02 2020 | 06:33

P&G to ramp up recycled plastic in its packaging with five-year Viridor deal.

Agreement will see recycling firm Viridor supply consumer goods giant with recycled plastic for use in its packaging Proctor & Gamble has signed a five-year plastic supply contract with UK…

16 02 2020 | 05:23

London and Glasgow form partnership to pursue circular economy principles.

The cities will share knowledge and best practice from case studies developed in the Circular London and Circular Glasgow projects which began in 2017 Business and local government bodies in England…

17 01 2020 | 07:27

Business strategies for cost-saving circular economy solutions.

Circular economy principles offer compelling strategic and operational benefits for the manufacturing industry. These include substantial cost savings, which companies should take advantage of,…

05 12 2019 | 07:15

The Downside of Solar Energy.

As renewable energy expands, used photovoltaic panels are creating a growing waste problem—but recycling could be the answer.

04 12 2019 | 09:28

Green Workplace Summit Oman 2019.

The Green Workplace Summit will focus on developing a healthy, energy-efficient and sustainable built environment for all. Developing a green and circular economy that is responsive to national…

27 09 2019 | 09:14

Discussion for H2020 open calls at Brokerage event - 11 October 2019 (Athens - Greece).

The Energy Policy and Development Centre (KEPA) of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens organizes the 12th Annual International Conference on “Energy and Climate Change” (a 3-day event).

23 09 2019 | 07:53

Editorial: If California demands an end to plastic waste, the world’s manufacturers will listen. So do it already.

Will California show the nation how to take on the enormous problem of single-use plastic? Or will state lawmakers chicken out under heavy lobbying by plastic makers who are happy to continue to…

17 09 2019 | 13:50

Creating Circularity - Responsible Business Forum on Sustainable Development, Singapore, 18-19 November 2019.

With world leading figures from business, government, investors and civil society gathered, RBF Singapore will provide a platform to transform industries and unlock the 4.5 trillion dollar circular…

15 09 2019 | 14:42

The Green Workplace Summit.

The Green Workplace Summit will focus on developing a healthy, energy-efficient and sustainable built environment for all. Developing a green and circular economy that is responsive to national…