Living Circular - A place to come together on sustainable development en RB improves plastic circularity with Veolia The world leader in household products, Reckitt Benckiser, now known as RB, is partnering with Veolia to increase the use of recycled plastic in its packaging. Thu, 22 Oct 2020 08:00:55 +0100 MarinaTex, a bioplastic from the sea MarinaTex, a biodegradable fish waste-based material to replace single-use plastics.<br /> Thu, 15 Oct 2020 10:30:57 +0100 Asia's largest rooftop farm towers over Bangkok Bangkok is home to the largest rooftop farm in Asia.<br /> Thu, 15 Oct 2020 08:34:01 +0100 Naturbloc Bois, concrete blocks... made of recycled wooden pallets! Alkern, a concrete product manufacturer, has launched a range of low carbon impact products. It now sells concrete blocks... made of recycled wood! Tue, 13 Oct 2020 09:40:49 +0100 Machine learning serves smart, circular cities AI and machine learning are essential tools that help cities reduce their carbon footprint through a circular economy approach. Thu, 08 Oct 2020 07:54:54 +0100 Return your old shoes and get a credit voucher! Four months’ use against the decades sneakers take to decompose: how can we stop our footwear adding to the mountains of trash?<br /> Tue, 06 Oct 2020 09:21:07 +0100 Reduce water wastage with a closed loop shower Want to reduce your ecological footprint when you shower? The ILYA cyclic shower reduces water consumption by 90%. Thu, 01 Oct 2020 08:00:20 +0100 The circular economy, a solution to unemployment The circular economy creates sustainable jobs that can’t be relocated. Tue, 29 Sep 2020 08:37:38 +0100 Disassembling a building from floor to ceiling: welcome to reversible design With its wooden structure and sustainable materials, the building has more than 165,000 screws that make it easy to disassemble. Thu, 24 Sep 2020 07:20:43 +0100 Introducing the world's most sustainable jeans MUD Jeans&#039; challenge? To make one of the world&#039;s best-selling garments - jeans - as sustainable as possible. Tue, 22 Sep 2020 07:40:53 +0100 With PoEthic, the circular economy is flourishing in flowerpots Veolia’s subsidiary SEDE has created a flowerpot manufactured from organic waste that breaks down into compost on contact with the soil, for zero plastic waste flowerpots, thereby closing the circular economy loop. <br /> <br /> Thu, 17 Sep 2020 08:10:34 +0100 The circular economy against poverty In Buenos Aires, the En-Haccore soup kitchen uses the circular economy as a weapon to fight poverty in the Ciudad Oculta neighborhood.<br /> Tue, 15 Sep 2020 09:06:26 +0100 Safe arrival home for the four energetic sailors After eleven months of exploring the energies of tomorrow across the Atlantic, the time came for the 4 matelots pleins d’énergie (4 energetic sailors) to return to dry land. <br /> Thu, 10 Sep 2020 09:10:07 +0100 Circular from head to toe with Sessile sneakers The Eram Group launches Sessile - a brand of eco-designed, recyclable and repairable sneakers made in France. Tue, 08 Sep 2020 08:20:35 +0100 Grape skins and de-icing roads US researchers use agricultural waste as an additive to reduce the environmental impact of road salt. Thu, 03 Sep 2020 08:00:17 +0100 An exchange and innovation platform boosting plastic reuse Funded by the EU under the Horizon 2020 program, PlasticTwist supports plastic reuse practices.<br /> Tue, 01 Sep 2020 08:00:00 +0100 FIJI Water: five years to switch to a circular economy In October 2019, the FIJI Water brand announced its intention to manufacture all of its bottles from 100% recycled plastic by 2025. Thu, 27 Aug 2020 10:37:28 +0100 Emission-free solar cooking Environmentally friendly and cheap, solar cooking is attracting more and more people wanting to reduce their environmental footprint and energy bills. Thu, 27 Aug 2020 09:10:45 +0100 FabBRICK makes bricks out of our old clothes! What if by combining fashion and construction in a circular approach, we could free up waste disposal sites and cut the cost for the environment? Thu, 06 Aug 2020 08:00:37 +0100 The Netherlands: Danone and Veolia innovate in resource management Since their alliance began in 2015, Danone and Veolia have been constantly innovating. At the new Nutricia Haps site in the Netherlands, the two groups have rolled out better natural resource management. Tue, 04 Aug 2020 08:00:58 +0100 The Greeks sit on waste! The population of Thessaloniki, Greece, now have mounds of plastic to sit on. Here, the park benches are made out of recycled waste. Thu, 30 Jul 2020 08:10:10 +0100 The first circular shopping centre opens in Brussels The shopping centre of tomorrow is in Brussels. With Yuman, do your shopping in 1,200 m2 entirely dedicated to the circular economy. Tue, 28 Jul 2020 07:26:56 +0100 Presenting the paper-based transistor! Elvira Fortunato has invented the paper-based transistor as an alternative to the silicon transistor for more durable electronic components. Thu, 23 Jul 2020 08:00:59 +0100 When bike tyres become fashion accessories The startup La Vie est Belt has embarked on a gamble: recycling old bike tyres into fashion accessories! Mon, 20 Jul 2020 08:46:17 +0100 Drip-irrigation bags water city trees more efficiently in the Czech Republic In the Czech Republic, some cities have installed drip-irrigation bags at the base of their trees to protect them from drought. Wed, 15 Jul 2020 09:40:11 +0100 Canadian start-up turns CO2 into soap The Canadian start-up CleanO2 has developed a device able to produce potassium carbonate. A chemical used in the manufacture of soaps. Wed, 08 Jul 2020 13:29:27 +0100 McDonald’s takes plastic off the menu! McDonald&#039;s has adopted several &quot;green&quot; measures covering the use of plastic in its European restaurants. Eventually, all the fast food brand&#039;s packaging will come from renewable sources. Tue, 07 Jul 2020 09:34:01 +0100 Europe gives the circular economy a boost! The European Commission adopts its new circular economy plan: bold ambitions for sustainable growth! Thu, 02 Jul 2020 08:05:40 +0100 100% recyclable garment hangers for sustainable fashion In September 2019, the start-up Arch &amp; Hook and the French design house Roland Mouret launched an eco-friendly garment hanger made from plastic waste. Tue, 30 Jun 2020 09:42:11 +0100 London’s Tube heats homes and offices Islington Council, in north London, has launched a project to recover waste heat from the London Underground. Thu, 25 Jun 2020 08:36:58 +0100