This competition aims to engage Britain’s best scientists and innovators to help move the country towards a more circular economy and sustainable approaches to plastics.
The circular economy is an emerging economic model based on recycling and repairing.
“By 2025, at least 55% of municipal waste (from households and businesses) should be recycled. The target will rise to 60% by 2030 and 65% by 2035.”
Developed as an EU-wide framework of core sustainability indicators for office and residential buildings, the tool provides indicators and common metrics for measuring the environmental performance of buildings throughout their life cycle.
Germany-based consumer goods company Henkel has committed to make all of its packaging recyclable, reusable or compostable by 2025 to promote a circular economy.
Teal organizations are an emerging model based on living systems and aimed at garnering higher member well-being, improved resilience, and greater contributions to the common good.
Kepler’s work improved the heliocentric theory of Nicolaus Copernicus, explaining how the planets’ speeds varied, and using elliptical orbits rather than circular orbits with epicycles.
The aulos was a musical wind instrument played by the ancient Greeks. Made from cane, boxwood, bone, ivory, or occasionally metals the circular pipe (bombyke) was fitted with bulbous mouth pieces which gave the instrument a different pitch.