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A New Circular Vision for Electronics

Authors: Guy Ryder and Houlin Zhao* Humankind’s insatiable demand and consumption of electronic devices is creating the world’s fastest growing waste stream. Some forms are...

Environment and health at increasing risk from growing weight of ‘e-waste’

Around 50 million tonnes of electronic waste, or e-waste, is being thrown away each year, according to a new joint United Nations report –...

Science and society: Mind the gap

International regulations are failing to keep up with the mind-boggling pace of new scientific discoveries and potential “cowboy” applications. As we go about our daily...

European Commission joins forces with world aquariums to fight plastic pollution

The European Commission is joining forces with United Nations Environment Programme and other international partners to launch a coalition of aquariums to fight plastic...

Raw materials use to double by 2060 with severe environmental consequences

The world’s consumption of raw materials is set to nearly double by 2060 as the global economy expands and living standards rise, placing twice...

Why trade can save the planet, if we do it better

In the Indian tech hub of Hyderabad, I recently visited an ultra-modern campus that is home to some of the country’s youngest and brightest...

Governments need to act to encourage plastic recycling markets

Plastic recycling is failing to reach its full potential as low recovery rates of plastic waste, poor quality of recycled plastic and a lack...

Circular Economy: New rules will make EU the global front-runner in waste management and recycling

EU Member States approved a set of ambitious measures to make EU waste legislation fit for the future, as part of the EU's wider...

First-ever conference on circular tourism in SouthEast Europe: Opportunities and challenges

In partnership with the European Commission, UNIDO and the Slovenian Ministry of Economic Development and Technology brought together more than 60 senior participants from...

A bio-based, reuse economy can feed the world and save the planet

Transforming pineapple skins into product packaging or using potato peels for fuel may sound far-fetched, but such innovations are gaining traction as it becomes clear...

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