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IKEA UK & Ireland launches ‘textile take-back’ scheme

By : SustainabilityO..., Jun 5, 2017

IKEA UK & Ireland has launched a new textile take-back scheme at its Cardiff store, encouraging customers to recycle unwanted textiles and help the local community.

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British Standards Institute Officially Launches BS8001 Circular Economy Standard

By : SustainabilityO..., Jun 2, 2017

After months of waiting, the British Standards Institute (BSI) has finally launched BS8001, the world’s first standard for implementing circular economy principles.

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Deakin University researchers develop 'circular denim'

By : SustainabilityO..., May 9, 2017

Deakin University researchers have come up with 'circular denim' to reduce the huge environmental impact of denim production. As part of their entry into the Global Change Award, they developed...

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Denmark-based company Advance Nonwoven aims to make garments ‘GREENER’

By : SustainabilityO..., May 2, 2017

Denmark-based company Advance Nonwoven, located at Møllerup Gods in Rønde, Jutland, has patented a new technology which utilizes renewable textile resources to create new products. The company...

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First edition of ‘Circular Economy Symposium (CES) 2017’ in collaboration with Sustainability Outlook concludes

By : SustainabilityO..., May 2, 2017

Need for stakeholders to work in tandem to make India zero waste nation

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Target Commits to 5 Bold Sustainable Packaging Goals for 2022

By : SustainabilityO..., Apr 27, 2017

Just weeks after releasing a new forest products policy, in which it pledges to source all of the wood, paper, paper-based and wood-based fiber used in its brand-owned products from post-...

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Sustainability Outlook partners with FICCI for the Symposium on Circular Economy & Waste Management

By : SustainabilityO..., Apr 19, 2017

Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) is organizing the first symposium on Circular Economy and Waste Management on April 25-26 2017. The symposium is the first and only...

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London, Wales Launch Ambitious New Circular Economy Schemes

By : SustainabilityO..., Mar 17, 2017

More and more, circular economic models are providing ways for governments and businesses to increase efficiency, reduce waste and create new jobs. Two new initiatives in the UK reinforce that...

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EU funding for textile sorting technology pilot

By : SustainabilityO..., Oct 13, 2016

Dutch sustainability consultancy Circle Economy has announced that it has received €3.5 million of funding for a project which aims to demonstrate the viability of smart textile sorting...

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Packaging Industry Urges EU to Embolden Circular Economy Strategy

By : SustainabilityO..., Sep 1, 2016

The European Organisation for Packaging and the Environment (EUROPEN) and 35 other associations1 representing a wide range of sectors including major consumer goods brands, packaging producers,...

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