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Agricultural circular economy

From top to curly tail: Promoting the circular economy with pig manure

The agrifood sector is aiming to take a leading role in the progression of the circular economy, starting with the manure. One example of the...
Food waste legislation

Why you should care about food waste

Approximately, 1.3bn tonnes of food goes to waste each year. But what can changing opinions and legislation do to influence the reduction of our...
vinylplus sustainability forum

VinylPlus Sustainability Forum explores plastic and the circular economy

The 2019 VinylPlus Sustainability Forum heard how recycling is a key part of VinylPlus’ Voluntary Commitment to sustainability. VinylPlus, the Voluntary Commitment of the European...
is the uk doing enough on the circular economy

Is the UK doing enough on the circular economy?

Is the UK’s materials industry ready to be part of the circular economy; and what more can be done to implement a sustainable circular...
circular economy packaging

Circular economy packaging: stylish and sustainable

COLOURFORM demonstrates that circular economy packaging design does not need to compromise on style and substance. Prestige paper-maker James Cropper is no stranger to change;...
greener ship recycling

Greener ship recycling aids workers, environment

The drive for greener ship recycling across Europe, as well as the drive to cultivate safer working conditions for labourers at these yards, has...
European waste prevention policy

European waste prevention policy: an overview

INN speaks to Piotr Barczak, senior policy officer for waste at the European Environment Bureau, about the importance of waste prevention. The amount of waste...
deposit return schemes

Deposit return schemes: resolving plastic waste

Pierre Condamine from Zero Waste Europe analyses European implementation of deposit return schemes, explaining how they could be used to solve the plastic waste...
waste recycling infrastructure

Waste recycling infrastructure: how to create a circular economy

TOMRA Collection Solutions shows how a circular economy can be accomplished through adapting existing waste recycling infrastructure, viewing plastic as a valuable resource instead...
reducing food waste

Reducing food waste in the EU

Innovation News Network covers ways in which the European Commission is working towards reducing food waste. Fusion, a 2016 research project funded by the European...
waste to energy initiatives

Waste to energy initiatives: the next step toward a circular economy

Santiago Soria, Waste to Energy project manager at WorleyParsons, explains how waste to energy initiatives work as a solution to plastic waste and reducing...
making inland ports greener

Making inland ports greener: what can Europe do?

Turi Fiorito, director of the European Federation of Inland Ports, speaks to Innovation News Network about the challenges of making inland ports greener. Ports and...
Scottish circular economy

Scottish circular economy to go mainstream

The Scottish circular economy has gone from theory to practice. With international recognition for our successes to date, it’s now time to go to...
circular standard

The BSI’s circular standard: how businesses can adopt circular policies

Innovation News Network speaks to David Fatscher from BSI about their new circular standard, giving advice to businesses wanting to become part of the...
The circular economy concept

The circular economy concept, explained

The term "circular economy" is being used more and more frequently within the manufacture and construction industries as well as various other business sectors....
The European Environmental Bureau is pursuing a circular economy

The European Environmental Bureau is pursuing a circular economy

Stephane Arditi from the European Environmental Bureau spoke to Innovation News Network about the instruments that can be used to promote a circular mode...
Why wood is the most important material for the circular economy

Why wood is the most important material for the circular economy

The Institute for Materials and Wood Technology explains the sustainable uses of wood materials/products and outline their projects that have proven that wood is...
How can the EU adopt a circular economy approach to plastics?

How can the EU adopt a circular economy approach to plastics?

Antonino Furfari from Plastics Recyclers Europe highlights the key challenges to be overcome in order to make all plastics fit into the EU’s circular...

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