The Waste Management Association of Australia (WMAA) has welcomed the release of a draft NSW Circular Economy policy this week, commending the NSW government for taking the first step in the transition from a ‘take, make, dispose’ approach to a model that embraces circular economy principles.
Rethinking how we manufacture industrial products and deal with them at the end of their useful life could provide breakthrough environmental, social and economic benefits, according to new research from the International Resource Panel.
The LOOP-Ports project, an initiative that looks to encourage a circular economy in Europe’s ports, has been launched in the Port of Valencia.
The Berlin-based tech company Graforce, in partnership with Audi and Berliner Wasserbetriebe, have introduced a unique technology called the Plasmalysis, which saves resources in its highly efficient generation of hydrogen from industrial wastewater.
Renewable products producer Neste and international aviation fuel products and services supplier Air BP have entered into an agreement to explore opportunities to increase the supply and availability of sustainable aviation fuel for airline customers.
Recovered Energy Australia (REA) proposes to construct a world-leading high-tech process to convert up to 200,000 tonnes per annum of general household domestic waste into baseload renewable energy.
A new study has provided some real-world proof that compostable foodservice packaging can be successfully can be effectively handled and used as feedstock in commercial composting facilities.
The opportunity for further collaboration has just been scaled with the joining of four new Circular Economy 100 (CE100) members at the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, namely Du Pont Biomaterials, Procter & Gamble, Lucart and MUD Jeans.
Carlsberg Group is making progress towards achieving a zero-carbon footprint and water wastage, a move the company believes will give consumers a greater tasting beer, while minimising the brand’s impact on the environment.
A semiconductor with organic and inorganic materials that can efficiently convert electricity into light and is also flexible and thin enough to make devices like mobile phones bendable, has been invented by engineers at the Australian National University (ANU).