At the 20th EU-China Summit in Bejing this week recycling was one of the core topics. Co-operation by the two major world economies is said to cover sustainable strategies, legislation, policies and […]
The United States Geological Survey (USGS) published in 2017 the report “Critical mineral resources of the United States—Economic and environmental geology and prospects for future supply” edited by Klaus J. Schulz , John […]
The cross-cluster project of the Bavarian Environmental Cluster (UCB) and the top level cluster MAI Carbon of the Carbon Composites e.V. (CCeV) has now announced results. The speakers gave insights on recycling and disposal.
Researchers at the University of Wolverhampton have turned waste plastic into biodegradable resins for medical and consumer products. Post-consumer polyethylene was converted into a pliable wax substance for use in plastic-alloys, turning it […]
Machinery and technology provider ThyssenKrupp has launched a digital platform that connects machines to each other in order to improve production processes, including for recycling. ‘Thanks to Toii, all machines can communicate […]
Australia: Up to 99.2% of cobalt can be ‘economically recovered’ from spent lithium batteries thanks to a new technology developed by Australian firm Neometals. The construction of a pilot-scale hydrometallurgical plant at […]
Deutsche Version Versión española In June 2016 the European Commission published the ‘Flash Eurobarometer 441‘ report about ‘European SMEs and the Circular Economy’. A survey conducted by TNS Political & Social in […]
The second Circular Procurement Congress will be held on 18 & 19 October 2017 in Tallinn, Estonia. The Congress will provide a unique opportunity to explore the latest developments and thinking on […]
At the 2017 US Circular Economy Summit, the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) officially launched its Practitioner Guide to the Circular Economy after a three-week beta testing period. This follows […]
On 2 December 2015 the European Commission adopted the Circular Economy package to support the transition towards a more circular economy in the EU. This package consists of legislative proposals as well as of an Action Plan. One of the key initiatives for 2016 was ‘Innovation Deals for a Circular Economy’.