Ellen MacArthur Foundation and LEGO Group join forces to accelerate the move towards a circular economy

The LEGO Group has joined the Ellen MacArthur Foundation as part of its commitment to becoming a more circular business. The Ellen MacArthur Foundation is the global leader in circular economy while the LEGO® System in Play inspires endless play possibilities that supports the principles of circular design. The quality and durability of LEGO products mean they can be reused and passed down through generations, while remaining fully compatible with elements produced today. The shared ambition for the membership is to help build a better planet for future generations by…

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Kimberly-Clark Joins WWF’s Bioplastic Feedstock Alliance to Help Innovate New Materials for the Circular Economy

Kimberly-Clark have previously introduced an ambitious new sustainability strategy for 2030, which includes a commitment to reducing waste and innovating new ways to give consumers the products they need with the smallest impact on the environment. The company knows that in order to reduce its plastics footprint by 50% by 2030, it must deliver solutions that use less plastic and more renewable materials and that can be regenerated after use. That’s why Kimberly-Clark has joined WWF’s Bioplastic Feedstock Alliance (BFA). BFA is a multi-stakeholder forum for collaboration and knowledge sharing to drive…

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Dow Sets Targets to Reduce GHG Emissions, Stop Plastic Waste, and Drive Toward a Circular Economy

Dow has announced aggressive new commitments to address both climate change and plastic waste on its path toward becoming the most innovative, customer-centric, inclusive and sustainable materials science company in the world. The Company also issued its 2019 Sustainability Report for the 17th consecutive year, outlining progress and results aligned to its 2025 Sustainability Goals. “Today’s announcement is the next step in our sustainability journey that began more than 30 years ago. Climate change and plastic waste are among the greatest technical, social, and economic issues the world has ever…

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Viridor and Plastic Energy announce ground-breaking UK circular economy collaboration

Viridor and PLASTIC ENERGY have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) and commenced feasibility work to develop a new project which would seek to return up to 30,000 tonnes of previously unrecycled plastic to the economy every year and prioritise resource and energy efficiency.  If successful, the project is expected to be finalised by the end of 2023. The project would represent a ground-breaking UK circular economy collaboration, integrating with Viridor’s polymers investments to deliver a more complete plastics recycling solution. Viridor would provide predominantly low-density plastic film – a…

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Nespresso takes recycling up a gear with coffee capsule bike

Nespresso is partnering with Swedish bike brand Vélosophy to produce a stylish bicycle made from recycled aluminum coffee capsules, demonstrating both brands’ commitment to a circular economy. 1000 limited edition RE:CYCLE bikes made from over 300,000 recycled Nespresso Arpeggio capsules will be available from August 12, sold exclusively on Vélosophy’s ecommerce platform velosophy.cc Aluminium is one of the world’s most valuable resources, because it can be re-melted and reused infinitely. Designed to highlight the potential of recycling Nespresso’s aluminum capsules, RE:CYCLE encourages consumers to consider how they can make a…

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