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The importance of building a sustainable brand

Here, we explore the importance of building a sustainable brand and what you have to know to achieve one.
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New report shows global progress towards eliminating plastic pollution

The scale of global efforts to eliminate plastic pollution has been revealed in a new report published by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, in collaboration with the UN Environment Programme.
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Renewable energy is not enough: Paper highlights what more is needed to reach climate...

The Ellen MacArthur Foundation has launched a new paper, in collaboration with Material Economics, revealing the need for a fundamental shift in the global approach to reach climate targets.
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Transitioning to a green economy: Is carbon offsetting the answer?

When it comes to transitioning to a green economy and carbon offsetting, William Richardson, Founder and Managing Director of Green Element provides his thoughts.
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Environmental approaches to regional security

Juri Martin from EuroAcademy offers his expert thoughts on environmental approaches to regional security
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Why championing recycling can help to combat climate change

Ranjit Baxi, comments on the link between recycling and climate change, as well as the success of the celebrated Global Recycling Day 2019 on 18th March in cities globally.
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Planting the seeds of sustainable growth in our cities

In this article, George Adams discusses how cities are the engines powering the development of the human race: How does sustainable growth factor into this vision?
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The environment: Diversified waste treatment in Taiwan

The Environmental Protection Administration (Taiwan) charts their efforts when it comes to diversified waste treatment.
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A new era of resource focused waste management policy

The Government’s resources and waste strategy provides a clear framework for long-awaited resource and waste management policy in the UK.
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Green technologies gearing up globally in East and West

The EU has been a pioneer in green technologies for decades, but China is rapidly catching up in eco-innovation, explains Prof Dr Raimund Bleischwitz.
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Commission welcomes ambitious agreement to reduce marine litter

The European Parliament and the Council of the European Union have reached a provisional agreement on the new measures proposed to tackle marine litter
Deposit-return

Deposit-return and Scotland’s circular economy

Iain Gulland, Chief Executive of Zero Waste Scotland shares his thoughts on Scotland’s planned deposit-return scheme for beverage containers and on the circular economy

The future of circular economies: Achieving zero waste to landfill

Richard Walker, Marketing Manager at Reconomy shares the benefits of setting a 0% landfill target and explains why it is an achievable goal for businesses

EU Green Week 2017: Coming together for the environment

The environment gets its spot in the limelight as EU Green Week 2017 gets underway, bringing policy issues to the forefront of discussions
Liz Allen Hosking Associates business waste

Circling around business waste

Liz Allen, environment consultant at Hosking Associates, explains why a circular approach to business waste could benefit the environment and your bottom line We have...
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The circular economy – an investment with a triple win

Karmenu Vella, EU Commissioner for the Environment highlights why Europe needs a circular economy. Everyone who looks closely at the economic and environmental realities of...

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