The U.S. Department of Energy announced the establishment of a Lithium-Ion Battery Recycling Prize and a research and development center for the recycling of critical materials such as cobalt and lithium from lithium-ion batteries.
New EU waste legislation adopted last year has redefined what can be considered “recycled” and resets targets for each packaging material. Gordon Shade goes through the expected changes and remaining challenges.
Seven UN entities have come together, supported by the World Economic Forum and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development to better address e-waste challenges. …
From tackling deforestation to closing the skills gap.
The World Economic Forum Tells Davos: Electronics Are ‘the Fastest-Growing Waste Stream in the World’
The material value of e-waste alone is worth $62.5 billion, three times more than the annual output of the world’s silver mines and more than the GDP of most countries.
We’re urgently mobilising to save the crucial, pro-Right-to-Repair measures in the European Commission’s “Circular Economy Package”.
Multidisciplinary practice SuperSpatial was selected as one of the 6 finalists for the South Korean Pavilion at Expo 2020 in Dubai.
E-waste is now the fastest growing waste stream in the world, and a global reboot in the way humans produce and use electronic devices is now urgently needed,…
Samsung electronics announced today that it will start taking steps to replace plastic packaging materials with paper and other environmentally sustainable elements…
Plus, a global call to action for intergenerational cooperation.
Last November, Marc Engel, Unilever’s Chief Supply Chain Officer, told me about Spotify’s brilliant algorithms for finding and serving music to listeners. I immediately signed up for the premium service.
A new report shows this is three-times the value of all silver produced each year…
In the report released here in collaboration with the UN-E-Waste Coalition, the World Economic Forum (WEF) said the value of electronic waste produced every year is a staggering USD 62 billion already, which is worth three times the total silver production…
A specialist offers her ideas for holiday gifts, from bedsheets to portable chargers.
Embedding circular economy principles within the global agri-food sector could contribute $2.7trn ( 2.1trn) to the global economy through decreased healthcare and environmental restoration costs, a new Ellen MacArthur Foundation report has concluded.
The furniture store will include a range of green energy features, such as solar panels and rainwater collection systems, and will have a roof garden open for use by the local community.
Adidas Steps Up Ocean-Trash Efforts, Aims To Make 22M Shoes – 01/23/2019…
Accenture Announces Winners Of The 2019 Circulars In Davos That Are Unlocking Value From The $4.5 Trillion Circular Economy
The World Economic Forum and The Forum of Young Global Leaders, in collaboration with Accenture (NYSE:ACN), awarded the winners of this years The Circulars…
Why has the world continued to increase consumption of plastic materials when at the same time, environmental and human health concerns…
A new report released today (22 January) at the World Economic Forum meeting in Davos has outlined the urgent need for nations to “wake up to the potential” of the circular economy in order to push the world towards the Paris Agreement’s more ambitious pathway.