Taking circular economy to the next level

In recent years a growing number of businesses, governments and environmental advocates have embraced the concept of a "circular economy," which aims to achieve greater sustainability by keeping more resources and materials ...

We can't recycle our way to 'zero waste'

In the wake of the final episode of the ABC's War on Waste, in which a dismayed Craig Reucassel canvasses Australia's rubbish-related sins, the idea of "zero waste" is pretty hot right now.

CuanTec – a new force in the fight against food waste

The University of Strathclyde's proud track record of innovation with impact continues in the form of CuanTec, a start-up company with a positive and practical solution to the disposal of seafood waste, which exacts a heavy ...

The value of marine waste

The Biomat research group of the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU) is studying marine waste on the Basque coast (squid, fish and algae waste) to obtain new materials. This line of research is offering a fresh take ...

Novel new packaging products for a circular economy

The EU DIBBIOPACK project has developed a series of multifunctional packaging products that are bio-based, compostable and biodegradable, and will contribute to the growth of a truly circular economy.

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