Content tagged with Circular economy

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Fire-Resistant Building Blocks Made From Rice Residue and Ocean Plastic

Many of the inventions that we use in modern society were born from "failure", discovered accidentally, while somebody was busy trying to create something else. That's how we ended up with the microwave and penicillin. And that's also how HiperIn was created, a brand new type of material that could reduce the environmental impact of the construction industry. Read on

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The Circular Economy Goes Digital

The "circular economy" doesn't just mean recycling. It aims to fundamentally reduce the amount of waste we produce and potentially create a zero-waste society. With the ever increasing digitisation of our daily lives, we now have more opportunities than ever to keep waste levels low. Read on

The Circular Economy as a Key Tool for Tackling Global Challenges

Earlier this month, leaders from 20 major countries met at the G20 Summit in Germany to discuss the biggest challenges of our time. But in the end, no far-reaching or pioneering solutions were brought to the table. But there's certainly no shortage of ideas out there - like, for example, the concept of the circular economy. Read on