At the closing event of the World Circular Economy Forum (WCEF) 2018, Japan’s state minister of the environment Tsukasa Akimoto pledged that Japan will advance the circular economy when the world’s third biggest economy takes up the presidency of the G20 in 2019.
Delegates from all over the world attended the Circular Driven Economy Symposium, which took place on September 18-19, at Radisson Blu Edwardian, in London, to learn more about the opportunities in recovered construction and demolition (C&D) waste.
Nestle have joined forces with other businesses and government in signing the New Plastics Economy Global Commitment at the Our Ocean Conference in Bali, Indonesia.
A global commitment to eradicate plastic waste and pollution at the source has been signed by 290+ organisation, representing 20 per cent of all plastic packaging produced globally.
An accelerator program to support new London-based companies in the circular economy field is now open for applications from innovative entrepreneurs, according to the London Waste and Recycling Board (LWARB).
The European Parliament has voted in favour of an ambitious proposal for a blanket-ban on the use of single-use plastics from 2021 in a bid to stop polluting the environment, particularly the world’s oceans.
Multi award-winning Soft Landing is delighted to have been awarded the regions mattress recycling contract by South Sydney Regional Organisation of Councils (SSROC).
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.