At a recent Apple keynote event, the multinational technology company teased the idea of creating a smartphone that’s a closed-loop device that’s completely circular in its economy, while unveiling its new model iPhone to the world.
A national not-for-profit coalition that includes corporate and NGO leaders, think tanks and sustainability experts, have announced its goal to eliminate waste and accelerate the reduction of carbon emissions from the Canadian economy.
The Ellen Macarthur Foundation’s largest network continues to expand, with five new members joining an already diverse and dynamic Circular Economy 100 (CE100) community.
Hepburn Shire Council, who have been investigating an energy from waste (EfW) project for a number of years, has nominated Creswick Transfer Station as the possible home of large-scale EfW facility.
The Netherlands is trialling a new way to reuse plastic waste with the launch of the world’s first reused plastic bicycle path.
Australian brewery Cascade is the first of the Carlton & United Breweries (CUB) brands to announce it is discontinuing the use of plastic six-pack ring packaging on its cans, with others expected to follow over the next 12 months.
Cox Architecture urban designer HY William Chan will be presenting his plastic waste recycling scheme to aid refugees at the upcoming United Nations Global Goals Week, as part of the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly, which starts on September 18 in New York City.
Coming off the back of heated discussions surrounding single-use plastics in Australia, courier service start-up Sendle has announced a trial of 100 per cent compostable and biodegradable postage satchels made from corn starch.
Scientists at Swansea University have discovered a way to convert plastic waste into hydrogen fuel that could one day power cars, through a process that involves adding a light-absorbing material to plastic, placing it in a solution, and then exposing it to sunlight.
LEGO becomes the latest to join the war against plastic with its announcement to stop the production of plastic blocks by 2030, with plans for the blocks to be made from plant-based materials moving forward, in an attempt to reduce plastic waste.