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Meet the lawyer taking on Uber and the rest of the on-demand economy

Several years ago, Boston lawyer Shannon Liss-Riordan was visiting family and friends in San Francisco. While she was out at a restaurant in the West …

Class Action

Opinion piece by FEAD: Pull measures are crucial for a circular economy

Brussels — <i>In Brussels, European Commission officials are working flat out to deliver the “more ambitious” Circular Economy package promised by Vice</i> …

Europcar to launch car share subsidiary Ubeeqo in the UK

Rental giant Europcar is to launch its business-to-business car share subsidiary Ubeeqo in the UK in the second half of 2015.<p>Ubeeqo already operates …

Laundrapp hopes to freshen up the laundry industry after securing £4m investment

Laundrapp, the on-demand mobile app aiming to put the laundry industry in a spin, has raised £4 million after running an extensive advertising …

What Will Come First: The Sharing Or Circular Economy?

Should economies be “sharing” or “circular?” The first term describes how the distributive power of the internet is helping people to rent and sell assets and abilities that that were previously virtually unmarketable.<p>The second, meanwhile, is the end goal of what used to be called closed loop …

Sustainability

Algae industry moves beyond research to commercialization

The algae industry is getting ready for prime time.<p>This crucial industry has the potential to address many challenges facing the world today — it can …

Enterprise acquires City Car Club for undisclosed sum

Date: 01 April 2015 | Author: Daniel Puddicombe<p><b>Rental company Enterprise has acquired City Car Club, Britain's largest independent car sharing club</b> …

Forget The Wasteful K-Cup: This Edible Coffee Capsule Dissolves Into Your Drink

An elegant antidote to excess packaging nightmares.<p>When 9 billion K-Cups were sold last year–enough to circle the Earth 10.5 times–it inspired an apocalyptic video that showed the coffee pods obliterating a city, a metaphor for the product’s environmental problems. Since the plastic pods can’t be …

The Airbnb of Recording Studios Hits Los Angeles, London and New York, Including Red Bull Studios

The sharing economy is seeing an unprecedented level of growth and investment in the past couple years as individuals look to take their unused …

Resource Association outlines election wish list

<b>The reprocessing sector trade body the Resource Association has outlined its demands ahead of the General Election, in its ‘Manifesto for Resources’</b> …

China develops circular economy progress index - REB Market Intelligence

Advertisement<p>The National Bureau of Statistics in China has set up an index system to measure the development of its circular economy.<p>In order to …

Communist Party

Only capitalism can save the planet

To say the world has changed a lot in the last century is a huge understatement. Industrial, medical, and social progress has resulted in unprecedented growth in the world’s population and economy, and that growth has placed tremendous burdens on the planet’s resources. These burdens create …

Economics

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Recycling rate of rigid metal packaging in Europe continues to rise, reaching 73,6% in 2012

25 March 2015<p>25 March 2015<p><i>Metal Packaging Europe reports that in 2012 over 3 million tons of steel packaging and aluminium beverage cans were</i> …

The Shut-In Economy

In the new world of on-demand everything, you’re either pampered, isolated royalty — or you’re a 21st century servant.<p><b>By Lauren Smiley</b><p><b>Angel the</b> …

Circular economy package 'ready by early autumn'

Latest news<p>1 May, 2018 10:25 am<p>1 May, 2018 9:33 am<p>30 April, 2018 2:12 pm<p>30 April, 2018 10:58 am<p>Hazardous<p>In April 2017, a mass dumping of some 500-600 …

UTS

<b>The concept of the circular economy is receiving great interest in business, political and environmental circles. So what is the circular economy and</b> …

E-Waste Recycling Plant

This is where your Moto RAZR went to die.<p>Buy Now<p>Video<p>Autos & Vehicles<p>Daryl's New Bike<p>If you're killing zombies, you better have a sweet set of wheels …

To Really Benefit From The Sharing Economy, Cities Need More Help From Airbnb and Uber

More access to data will help cities set policies that are the best for everyone.<p>Cities are still wondering how much to embrace the sharing economy. There are good reasons they might want to do so–from economic development to expanding services–but also reasons to be wary. The gig economy clearly …

Sharing Economy

25 Ideas Shaping The Future Of Design

What the landscape of design will look like in 2020, according to the most innovative designers of 2015.<p>Design is always changing, and with tech and design increasingly aligning, we’re arguably headed to the most radical period of change in design history. How radical will the design landscape of …

Product Design

The World Changing Ideas Of 2015

14 of the most important trends, theories, and inventions that are going to re-shape business, society, and the planet in the year to come.<p><b>All ideas change the world</b> in some small way, but not all ideas are “world changing.” At <i>Co.Exist</i>, we like to consider the ideas that are tackling the big …

Cory Doctorow: LISTEN: Systems thinking and medicine -- brilliant...

an open platform for connecting the 3D Printing ecosystem

Though SLA’s underlying process has changed little over the years, 3D printing has begun to revolutionize modern manufacturing. Read more<p>Posted on …

3D Printing

Meet Aventor: fully recyclable electric race car

Aventor made a great impression at the Geneva International Motor Show. The Swiss company SOFTCAR SA presented a race car with the goal to …

A Novel Furniture Idea: Squeeze It From a Tube

Furniture designer James Shaw thinks consumers have an attitude problem about plastic.<p>“If you think about wood, you can think about some beautiful …

Davos meets the circular economy

This is the latest installment in a regular series of conversations with <i>William McDonough (@billmcdonough), designer, architect, author and</i> …

Sustainability

DHL recognised for its contribution in developing circular economy - REB Market Intelligence

Advertisement<p>Global logistics firm Deutsche Post DHL has become a member of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s Circular Economy 100.<p>This means DHL will …