This Is How CO2 Can Be Transformed Into Food for Animals

A British biotechnology start-up is converting industrial greenhouses gases into protein for animal fodder. The company uses a process it says can help to feed the world’s growing population while simultaneously being sustainable. Deep Branch uses micro-organisms to synthesize carbon dioxide (CO2), the main climate-warming greenhouse gas, into a protein-rich …

In the Textile Industry, Old Is Increasingly Becoming New

A clothing company in the Philippines that uses scrap material to make shoes. A technology startup in Ireland that allows strangers to swap little-used clothes. And a fashion house in Brazil that produces zero waste and repurposes old clothes into new ones. These are three of a growing number of companies that are bucking an environmentally …

Young Change-Makers will Power Circular Economy Innovation in Hubs Around the World

To achieve the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030, a new circular approach is needed to transform the goods and services we have and the pipeline of innovations still to come. To support this effort, circular economy initiative “Scale360°” will launch a youth-led, grassroots pilot program with the Global Shapers, a …

The Circular Economy Can Help Save the Planet –⁠ if We Start Innovating Now

As we begin 2021, businesses face a complex matrix of challenges – from rising geo-economic tensions to the urgency of the climate crisis. With less than ten years to achieve the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the Decade to Deliver is underway, and leaders must act for impact now. …

Straight to the point

Waste management is a sector that, in addition to improving the environment, has the potential to improve the economy. The authorities increasingly understand the importance and benefits of the “circulation” of the economy. For this reason, besides the recycling, they encourage the waste reduction, the production of articles from recycled raw materials and conservation …

Advanced Digital Technologies Can Play a Crucial Role in Making Europe’s Waste Management Systems...

Digital technologies like robotics, cloud computing and artificial intelligence will help improve the sustainability of Europe’s waste management systems. According to a European Environment Agency (EEA) briefing released, increased use of these technologies can help deliver more effective waste management across Europe, improving logistics, recycling rates and enable better purchasing …