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  • Solving Food Waste and Hunger

    Solving Food Waste and Hunger An estimated 1.3 billion metric tons of food is lost or wasted globally each year, according to the United Nations — about one-third of all the food produced for human consumption. Meanwhile, over 690 million people worldwide still went hungry in the last year. These two problems should seemingly solve themselves. Innovative circular economy models might be able to ...

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  • The 2020 Ray of Hope Prize

    The 2020 Ray of Hope Prize How can biomimicry drive innovation, and which team will win the 2020 Ray of Hope Prize? Biomimicry, the design and production of materials, structures and systems that are modeled on biological strategies and processes, can accelerate the breakthroughs we need to achieve a circular economy. Created in honor of Ray C. Anderson, the founder of Interface and a sustainability ...

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  • Why Plastic Waste is a C Suite Issue

    Why Plastic Waste is a C Suite Issue Why is plastic waste a c-suite issue, and how can corporate leaders have a positive impact on plastic waste reduction, while potentially benefiting their businesses? Plastic waste reduction is not only an environmental issue. It is an economic one. Indeed, every C-suite officer has a reason to care about plastic waste reduction, and can benefit by trying ...

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  • Welcome to Circularity 20

    Welcome to Circularity 20 What will it take to accelerate the circular economy? Welcome to Circularity 20. The opening will set the stage for the virtual event, offer an overview of the program and ground attendees in what circularity means today. Holly Secon Mon, 09/07/2020 - 21:41 ...

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  • TrinaSolar

    TrinaSolar taylor flores Fri, 09/04/2020 - 20:08 Trina Solar is a solar pioneer with deep technology roots. Founded in 1997, the company rapidly expanded beyond its origins in China to become a global leader in the renewable energy industry. Through global growth, Trina achieved its first major milestone of 1GW of quarterly shipped capacity in 2015. It also received the best-in-class ...

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  • Foundations of the Circular Economy

    Foundations of the Circular Economy What are the basic building blocks of the circular economy, and how can they help drive opportunity and innovation across roles and sectors?   This session addresses the basics of the circular economy, from theory to action, from guiding principles to case studies spanning products, business models and system-level innovations. Much of the work in the circular economy to date has ...

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  • Episode 235: The value of informal waste collectors, reusable packaging prevails

    Episode 235: The value of informal waste collectors, reusable packaging prevails Heather Clancy Fri, 09/04/2020 - 02:00 Week in Review Stories discussed this week (4:08). It's time to value waste collectors for their pivotal role in the plastic supply chain What does "climate risk" actually mean? 7 tips for companies developing reusable packaging Features Mainstage highlights from Circularity 20 (15:30) Last week, GreenBiz hosted Circularity ...

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  • Financial models that will get you that on-site microgrid

    Financial models that will get you that on-site microgrid Sarah Golden Fri, 09/04/2020 - 01:30 I’ve written about my high hopes for microgrids and my disappointment at the speed of deployment (due in part to COVID-related slowdowns that stalled construction).  But don’t be confused. Like a swimming duck, a lot has been happening with microgrids under the surface. New third-party ...

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  • Clean energy and markets are the solution (not scapegoat) for California’s blackouts

    Clean energy and markets are the solution (not scapegoat) for California’s blackouts Bryn Baker Fri, 09/04/2020 - 01:00 On Aug. 14 and 15, the California electric grid operator made the incredibly rare decision to proactively shut off parts of the electricity grid, resulting in limited rolling blackouts affecting businesses and homes throughout the state. Forced outages are a tool of ...

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  • The broken system that sends most food waste and organic matter to landfills

    The broken system that sends most food waste and organic matter to landfills Jim Giles Fri, 09/04/2020 - 00:15 How about this for a series of maddening statistics? Landfills in the United States generate 15 percent of the country’s emissions of methane, a greenhouse gas with a potential warming impact 34 times that of carbon dioxide. The single largest input ...

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