circular economy

PYXERA Global Announces “Paradigm Shift” a Guide on Solutions Towards a Circular Economy

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WASHINGTON, May 5, 2020 /3BL Media/ – PYXERA Global is proud to announce the release of “Paradigm Shift” a guide on solutions towards a circular economy and webinar this Thursday, May 7th, titled, “Circular Economy: A Paradigm Shift.” Paradigm Shift brings together some of the most prominent voices in the circular space on what it will take for the global community to make the transition to circularity.

A Unique Recycling Solution to Biopharma Single-Use Plastic Waste

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Single-use plastic is a topic that receives a lot of attention in the press and has catalyzed efforts to reduce the amount that is found in the ocean. Although the bulk of this pollution comes from consumer waste, the growing use of plastic in laboratories and biopharma manufacturing has not gone unnoticed. It has been estimated that 5.5 million tons of plastic waste is being generated globally for scientific research. In biopharma manufacturing, the utilization of single-use technologies (SUT) is said to be increasing by 20-24% each year.

Connecting the Dots From Covid-19 to Climate as Earth Day Turns 50

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Every Earth Day, we are reminded of the interconnectedness of our world. As we find ourselves in the midst of the sixth mass extinction, the need to protect precious natural resources and ecosystems around the globe has never been greater.

MilliporeSigma Makes Strides Toward Smaller Footprints

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MilliporeSigma is working year-round, not just on Earth Day, to provide customers with the widest range of solutions to help minimize their environmental footprint—something the company is also investing in itself.

Check out the infographic to see the work MilliporeSigma is doing to create smaller footprints.

Artificial Intelligence Drives Asia’s Urban Water Treatment Success

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Thanks to rapidly-advancing technology and innovation, artificial intelligence (AI) is perceived as a key pillar of urban water treatment and Southeast Asia governments are now racing to establish the region as an artificial intelligence (AI) hub.

For example, Singapore launched its National Artificial Intelligence Strategy and committed over 500 million dollars to fund activities related to AI under the Research, Innovation and Enterprise 2020 Plan.

Beverage Brands Road Test Circular Footprint Formula

In ‘Calculated’ Move, Beverage Brands Develop Circular Footprint Formula Calculator to Help Reduce Environmental Impact of Packaging
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Leading beverage companies have been at the forefront of a global transformation taking place: The shift from the traditional take-make-use-dispose mindset to a society built around circular economy models.

UPS Longitudes | Innovation and Entrepreneurship Can Cut Waste and Fuel the Circular Economy

Antonia Gawel | World Economic Forum
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It's time for a system reboot. The trends are clear. We have moved toward an economy of disposability where the valuable resources we extract are going to waste and causing harm to people and planet.

UPS Infographic | How UPS Supports a Circular Economy

UPS is continuously developing solutions that help our customers reduce the impacts of their supply chains.
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A key part of the Circular Economy is the movement of materials to and from consumers. 

UPS is continuously developing solutions that help our customers reduce the impacts of their supply chains. Learn more about the solutions we’re working on with customers, city partners and other stakeholders to help minimize their carbon footprint.

Investors Have a Fiduciary Responsibility to Combat the Climate Crisis

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by Jessye Waxman, Green Century Capital Management 

As a shareholder advocate for an environmentally-responsible mutual fund company, I directly engage companies on their supply chain strategies and have successfully convinced them to adopt practices that have real-world impacts that protect a triple bottom line. I’ve collaborated with Aramark and Tyson Foods to develop robust no-deforestation commitments, and have successfully pressed Kroger, the largest grocery chain in the US, to adopt a no-deforestation policy that will cover its private label products.

Ecocentricity Blog: Modern Day Alchemy

By: John A. Lanier
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Basically, they claim to have found the Holy Grail of the circular economy. They’ve developed a process to take generic waste that would otherwise be put in a landfill and turn it instead into a useful thermoplastic.

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Basically, they claim to have found the Holy Grail of the circular economy. They’ve developed a process to take generic waste that would otherwise be put in a landfill and turn it instead into a useful thermoplastic.

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