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In the Circular Economy, It’s Take, Make, Use, Reuse

By Alessandro Giovanni Borghese | Bloomberg<p>Take, make, use, dispose. For centuries, this has been the standard approach to production and consumption. Companies take raw materials and transform them into products, which are purchased and used by consumers, who ultimately toss them out, creating …

Sustainability

End this obsession with facts and focus on life skills

As crime, poverty, and mental health issues increase, pupils need to be taught life skills. And yet, our schools are obsessed with teaching facts

Education

Viaja de tu casa al trabajo sin contratiempos

en_US<p>article<p>Cruza la CDMX desde $45 MXN con la red de camionetas confiables con WiFi y asiento reservado. Viaja cómodo viaja con Bussi.<p>Cruza la CDMX …

World’s Biggest Toilet-Building Spree Is Under Way in India

India is on the greatest toilet-building spree in human history, and it’s a windfall for companies.<p>Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s $20 billion “Clean …

India

Amazon Leads $11 Mn Funding Round In Urban Mobility Startup Shuttl

Gurugram-based bus shuttle service provider Shuttl has raised $11 Mn in a Series B funding round led by Amazon, Amazon Alexa Fund, and Dentsu …

Startups

Help make London the world’s first National Park City at this week of cracking outdoor events

Grumble as we <b></b>might about antisocial barbecue placement, blasting portable speakers and the dreaded pollen bomb, London’s parks are bloody great in …

For Cash and Pride, Replanting Canada's Forests by the Millions

Picture Stories<p>Each year, twentysomethings from all over the world take on one of the most grueling yet satisfying summer jobs imaginable.<p>Luc Forsyth can’t decide which memories best illustrate the glorious hardship of his six seasons as a tree planter in Canada.<p>Maybe it was his first day, when his …

Startups Look to Mainstream Medical Tourism

About 14 million people spent $68 billion on medical tourism in 2016, according to consulting firm PwC. A growing number are Westerners headed to …

Health Care

India is no longer home to the largest number of poor people in the world. Nigeria is.

It is a distinction that no country wants: the place with the most people living in extreme poverty.<p>For decades, India remained stubbornly in the top spot, a reflection of its huge population and its enduring struggle against poverty.<p>Now, new estimates indicate that Nigeria has knocked India out of …

Income Inequality

Developing Countries May Need Their Own Strategies to Cope With Job-Taking Robots

<i>Get the DealBook newsletter to make sense of major business and policy headlines — and the power-brokers who shape them.<br>__________</i><p>If it’s true that robots are coming for our jobs, developing countries could have a much tougher time coping with the shock.<p>A new study by the economists Lukas Schlogl …

How The Digital Revolution Will Make Cities Produce Everything They Consume… Again

<i>This summer, July 11-13, the annual</i> <i>Fab City Summit</i> <i>will take place in Paris at the Paris City Hall and Parc de La Villette. The yearly event will</i> …

New graduates are more attractive to employers if they do volunteer work

It being summer, maybe you’re preparing to finally launch yourself into the world of work after a lifetime in education.<p>Or perhaps you’ve finally …

ClassHook Helps You Find Educational Video Clips

The right video clip can help you make a point in a lesson by showing a “real world” application of a concept. And, of course, a good video clip can …

A 40-year-old film company has a plan to beat Netflix and Amazon in India

A 40-year-old Indian movie production house is challenging the world’s largest video streaming platforms, Amazon Prime Video and Netflix, with more local content than the two American players together host currently.<p>The on-demand platform of Mumbai-based Eros International has already amassed a …

Why Europe’s parks and playgrounds are so much more active than America’s

A Sidewalk Talk Q&A with Meghan Talarowski of Studio Ludo on the keys to more playable cities.<p>Meghan Talarowski started out designing urban parks for …

How Can Cities Succeed in the 21st Century? Focus on Community.

How Can Cities Succeed in the 21st Century?<p>Enterprising workers are moving to cities in droves. But as economic forces threaten to pull us apart, transforming work and life as we know it, we must embrace community and pave the way for a rising generation of entrepreneurs.<p>Illustrations by Doug John …

15 Ideal Apps for Enhancing Project-based Learning in Your Class

Here is a collection of some very good iPad apps students can use in their classroom projects. The apps, which are curated from Apple's Real World …

Welcome To The Maker-Industrial Revolution

How General Electric, Local Motors, and an army of DIY inventors are rebuilding American manufacturing<p>This past February, in a nondescript industrial building near downtown Louisville, Kentucky, a few executives from GE Appliances set out to stage the division’s first hackathon. Louisville is home …

Manufacturing

E-Waste Recycling Plant

This is where your Moto RAZR went to die.

Circular economy minimises waste through reusing, repairing, refurbishing and recycling existing materials and products.

The supply of raw materials is associated with risks, such as price volatility, availability, and import dependency.<p>The EU currently imports, in raw …

Circular economy: Lessons from China

China's consumption of the world's resources is reaching crisis levels. To produce 46% of global aluminium, 50% of steel and 60% of the world's …

Sustainability

Free Marketing Tools Every Small Business Marketer Should Try

Got big plans for your small business, but only a tiny marketing budget? You’re not alone. According to the Wasp Barcode Small Business Report, 42% of small businesses invest 3% or less of their revenue into marketing.<p>But maybe that isn’t such a big problem. With these small business marketing …

Small Business

Best website builders for start-up founders, entrepreneurs, and anyone with a side hustle

All businesses — no matter how big or small — need a strong and compelling website if they want to stand out from the crowd. Whether you're starting …

Charter schools damage public education

By Diane Ravitch<p><i>Diane Ravitch is a historian of American education at New York University.</i><p>In 1988, teachers union leader Albert Shanker had an idea: What if teachers were allowed to create a school within a school, where they could develop innovative ways to teach dropouts and unmotivated students? …

Education

Paperless Post launches a brilliant alternative to Facebook events

Goodbye to the lurkers who never bother to RSVP.<p>There’s one main reason I haven’t deleted Facebook yet: Facebook events remains the single easiest way to get people together. Make an event invite, and you’re done. But there are a few problems with sending event invites on Facebook for small …

Using tech and $100M, Dr Consulta transforms healthcare for the poorest

Healthcare delivery is an incredibly complex topic, but one that has a simple truth: health security is key to living a good life, and, ultimately, for developing a strong economy. Unfortunately, billions worldwide suffer from lack of access to even the most basic of medical diagnostics and …

3 Good Lesson Planners for Teachers

After posting about lesson plan resources for teachers, we received a request from one of our readers asking about lesson planners, so we decided to …

The Secret of Nigerian Book Sales

At almost every Nigerian literary event I have attended, the topic of the country’s lack of reading culture has come up. The falling standard of education, increasing culture of materialism, poverty, and online distractions are given as reasons for this alleged loss of interest. Abysmal sales at …

INVESTIGATION: Inside Nigeria’s toxic ‘Tokunbo’ trade - Premium Times Nigeria

<i>Related News</i><p>Whenever 44-year-old Umeh goes to Billstrasse, Hamburg’s main district for used electrical and electronic equipment (EEE), his main task …

The Company Making Billions Off China’s Worried Parents

The weekend ritual for many American kids includes hanging out with friends, sports, cruising the mall, or honing their online gaming skills in</i> …