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sustainable finance, financial sector

£1.2 million sustainable finance pledge against greenhouse gases

The Bank of America and the University of Oxford pledge £1.2 million to support greenhouse gas removal and sustainable finance research.
sustainable sand

Creating sustainable sand: A solution to mineral waste?

Researchers have found that a step-change in mineral processing may drastically reduce mineral waste, while creating a source of sustainable sand.
sustainable framework, wastewater

A sustainable framework could make cities more water efficient and affordable

A sustainable framework can help to design efficient cities - with systems that supply affordable and accessible wastewater treatment, cooling, heating, and electricity.
climate-neutral economy, pollution

EU Green Deal: Transformation towards a climate-neutral economy by 2050

The European Commission is modernising the Industrial Emissions Directive by updating the rules to transition towards a climate-neutral economy and fostering innovation against emissions.
sustainable resources

Europe’s ambitions to protect people and the planet through sustainable resources

Open Access Government map out some of European Commissioner for Environment, Oceans and Fisheries, Virginijus Sinkevičius’ priorities towards a Circular Economy Action Plan, promoting the use of sustainable resources
organic waste, biogas

Unlocking organic waste to get to a greener future, sooner

Robert Dysiewicz, World Biogas Association Advisory Council Member discusses how the transition to a new era of waste management will align with a circular economy,

NHS carbon emissions set to miss 2040 net zero goal

The NHS has pledged Net Zero carbon emissions by 2040, yet annual reports indicate the NHS are to miss this goal – adaption to necessary circular economy models is crucial.
sustainable buildings, environment

Sustainable buildings

Borja Izaola, Project Manager from GBCe (Green Building Council España), tells us what we need to know about sustainable buildings.
sanitary napkins, absorbent hygiene products

Sustainable design for absorbent hygiene products

Can single-use absorbent hygiene products gain sustainability? The answer is: Yes. Cagda Biasutti & Dr Stefanie Glathe, from Procter & Gamble explain more.
supplier diversity, supply chain

Looking to the future: Can we make supplier diversity a priority post-pandemic?

Mayank Shah, MSDUK, explores how supplier diversity could become a priority in the distant realm of the post-pandemic.
insect waste, sustainable crop

Eating insects: Sustainable crop growth with insect waste?

Plant ecologists suggest that people should be eating more insects and using the insect waste to grow crops, as it gives added nutrients to the soil we use.
biorecover project

Critical raw materials: The Biorecover project

Pablo Martínez Rodríguez & Cristina Martínez García from CETIM Technological Centre, chart the advances and achievements of the Biorecover project that concerns critical raw materials (CRMs) to benefit the EU economy Critical raw materials (CRMs) are a group of approximately 30 metals, minerals and natural materials of capital importance to...
plastic types, camera technology

Scientists create “breakthrough” technology to separate plastic types

Differentiating between numerous plastic types and separating them according to their chemical composition could increase the rate of plastic recycling enormously.
reusable packaging, encourage businesses

Why do businesses still not use reusable packaging?

Researchers suggest a digital track and trace system to encourage businesses to adopt reusable packaging and reduce waste, suggesting reasons why they may not have adopted them already.
f&b industry

Emerging role of the F&B industry in the circular economy

Aarthi JanakiRaman, Research Director at Frost & Sullivan, explores the emerging role of the food and beverage industry in the circular economy
the bioeconomy, glycoscience

Glycoscience: One of the key enablers for the bioeconomy

Aarthi JanakiRaman, Research Director, Chemicals and Advanced Materials at TechVision, argues that glycoscience is one of the key enablers for bioeconomy.
secure a sustainable future

E-waste to secure a sustainable future

Fredrik Forslund, VP Enterprise and Cloud, Blancco, argues that e-waste mustn’t be overlooked in our efforts to secure a sustainable future.
Microbial electrosynthesis, microbes

Microbial electrosynthesis for sustainable bioproduction

Arpita Bose, PhD, Associate Professor at Washington University illustrates how microbes may prove essential for developing sustainable technologies as we strive for greener economies.
climate damage

Circular economy will help prevent climate damage and bring societal benefits

Wayne Hubbard, Chief Executive Officer, ReLondon, highlights the benefits of accelerating the transition to a circular economy and calls for policymakers to make it a priority in the build-up to COP26.
the european green deal

How cities can complement the European Green Deal

Sebastian Marx, Project Coordinator, Eurocities, says that increased commitment to environmental protection in cities will help the EU achieve its green ambitions.

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