Before it can be circular, it has to be safe

June 21, 2019 by  
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A renewed focus on resources to help companies understand what’s in the materials they’re using — and reusing.

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Shake it up: A Q&A with Sarah Pool, co-founder of upcycled spent grain protein shake company

June 21, 2019 by  
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How this entrepreneur is combining her love of nutrition and the environment.

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The business case for sustainability transcends politics

June 27, 2017 by  
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The 2016 U.S. Presidential election left a lot at stake for environmental policy and corporate social responsibility. But businesses have the power to push for the policies they need to ensure a sustainable future. “It’s important to tell lawmakers the business case you know so well,” said Anne Kelley, Ceres’ senior program director of policy and BICEP program. Businesses also have a responsibility to tell their success stories out loud over various forms of media, she said: “The money you’re saving, the emissions you’re bringing down, the materials you’re recycling.”

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Zero Waste Grocery Experience Goes Worldwide

May 31, 2016 by  
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Whenever I take a peak at the items in my trash can before bringing them to the dumpster, I am astonished by how much food packaging there is. My household is not unique: one-third of the materials in landfills consist of disposable food packaging….

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Why companies see circular thinking as an emerging strategy

February 29, 2016 by  
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Pushing reuse and deriving new value from the materials of production, Ellen MacArthur is branding a new economic model.

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Sustainable purchasing leaders prepare best practice guides

February 29, 2016 by  
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The Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council playbook series in time for its annual summit.

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Rare Earth Prices Spike, Relief May be Years Away

May 5, 2011 by  
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With China maintaining tight control over its rare earth mineral supplies, prices for the materials that are used in hybrid car batteries have spiked in recent months.

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Hitachi Plans to Recycle Rare Earth Magnets to Avoid Shortages

December 8, 2010 by  
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The materials are critical to a number of technology products, especially hybrid cars and cell phones; with China holding nearly all the world’s stores of the materials, Hitachi aims to make itself more self sufficient through recycling.

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Super Recyclable Laptop Can Be Torn Down in 2 Minutes Without Tools

November 16, 2010 by  
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Photo via Autodesk The bulk of a computer is recyclable. Each of our desktops or laptops is made of components that can be easily turned into a new product at end of life — or rather, it should be easy to turn them into something new. While the materials themselves are highly recyclable, it’s tough work to separate them on the recycling line, which is one of the reasons recycling electronics is so expensive.

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