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Circular Economy Is For Life, Not Just For Christmas: Luxury

Whilst designing out waste is a key aspect of a circular economy, capturing value from existing material stock is just as important. Elvis & Kresse, a social enterprise founded in 2005, started out with the primary focus of capturing value from one niche waste stream – London’s decommissioned fire hose. Fire hose is made from […]

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Circular Economy Is For Life, Not Just For Christmas: Clothing

Over the winter period, rows and rows of Christmas jumpers line the rails of high street shops, with a variety of light up noses, Christmas jingles, and festive colours to choose from. However, research released by environmental charity Hubbub shows that two out of five Christmas jumpers are only worn once over the festive period, […]

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Circular Economy Is For Life, Not Just For Christmas: Cosmetics

As Christmas approaches, people across the globe are queuing on highstreets and browsing online, searching for the perfect gifts for their loved ones. Many of these gifts will be ‘fast-moving consumer goods’ (FMCG), which are products that are sold in a short period of time and for a low price, such as packaged food, beverages, […]

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PYXERA Global

As was established at the recent COP26, collaboration and partnership are essential to the transition to a circular economy. Founded in 1990, PYXERA Global works with multinational corporations, national development agencies, local governments, and non-governmental organizations in over 90 countries to find solutions to economic, geographic, and political challenges. One of their focuses is supporting the transition […]

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Roads To Circularity: The COP26 roundtable on food, mobility, and the Circular Economy, Pt. 2

The second part of the talk focused on mobility and transport systems, and was kicked off with the premier of a second short film by EMF, “Tackling climate change with a circular economy for mobility”. This film explored the importance of circularity in the transition to electric vehicles, with a focus on the end life of EV batteries.

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Food for Thought: The COP26 roundtable on food, mobility, and the Circular Economy, Pt. 1

With 45% of global emissions coming from the material side of the economy, the need to transform the linear take-make-dispose economy has never been more pressing. COP26 provided an opportunity for leading academics, enterprises, activists, policymakers, and members of the public to come together to discuss the ways in which we can collectively move towards a circular economy, and how these discussions can be transformed into effective action.

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