While there has been a slight population uptick in recent years, rural America is dwindling. About 46.1 million people, or roughly 14 percent of U.S. residents, called rural and non-metro areas home as of July 2016, according to the U.S.
A joint venture between France’s Suez Groupe and Turkish waste management firm Altas has secured a EUR 9 million loan for a EUR 15 million circular economy-based project to develop an integrated solid waste management system.
The Swedish Fashion Council has canceled this summer’s Stockholm Fashion Week, originally scheduled to take place at the end of August. Citing concerns over sustainability, the council plans to introduce a new platform and setup this autumn.