The tool is hosted by circulareconomy.earth – an online portal developed by Chatham House to enable users to “explore the policy and trade dynamics associated with transitioning from linear to circular economic models.”
The company aims to have a net positive impact on nature by 2030. To achieve this ambitious goal, it plans to design all of its products for circularity – meaning that materials for one product are reused in a closed-loop to make other products.
The new laws will ensure that new products brought to the EU market are repairable, recyclable, and designed to last longer than our current phones and tablets.
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.
Human-centered design is a project design approach that emphasizes designing for people over design for problems. It helps ensure that our solutions reflect audiences’ needs and experiences, rather than developers’ assumptions.
Food forests (or forest gardening) are a gardening or land management technique that seek to create a forest – usually in an urban environment – that is entirely devoted to growing edible plants.
GDP is not as closely correlated to well-being as we think. The steady-state economy is a theoretical alternative to today’s economy that refocuses from maximizing GDP at all costs to fostering long-term well-being and sustainability.