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January 18, 2022
Circular Economy Editor

Airbus to expand circular economy-based services in China

CHENGDU: Airbus, Tarmac Aerosave and the city of Chengdu are to open an aircraft lifecycle service centre in China by the end of 2023. The agreement covers aircraft parking and storage, maintenance, upgrades, conversions, dismantling and recycling services.…
December 24, 2021
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Stellantis circular economy leads to Senegal growth

PARIS: The circular economy business of auto manufacturer Stellantis has led to the planting of 10,000 trees in Senegal since the beginning of 2021. Partnering with local NGO Oceanium and ecosystem restorer MyTree, Stellantis plants a tree supporting mangrove…
December 21, 2021
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Ireland to introduce circular economy legislation

DUBLIN: The Irish government has announced it will introduce legislation to develop a circular economy for the country as part of a goal to reach net-zero emissions by 2050, Ossian Smyth TD, minister responsible for the programme at Ireland’s Department of…
December 09, 2021
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Chemical industry continues to greenwash sustainability

GOTHENBURG, Sweden: ChemSec, the non-profit organisation that advocates safer alternatives to toxic chemicals, has ranked the world’s 50 largest chemical companies based on their environmental impact and treatment of hazardous chemicals, Despite actively…
December 03, 2021
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Financial sector key to annual US$4.5 trillion circular economy

OTTAWA/GENEVA: A report from the Council of Canadian Academies (CCA) says only 6.1 percent of the country’s economic output is reused or recycled while 73 percent of waste ends up in landfill or is incinerated. By comparison the EU has a circularity rate of…
December 01, 2021
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Renault inaugurates circle economy auto plant

FLINS-SUR-SEINE, France: Renault Group has inaugurated its first used car factory (VO), the largest in Europe, to refurbish up to 45,000 vehicles a year. Based on the same quality standards as the production of new vehicles, the company says its new facility…
November 30, 2021
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Stora Enso offers green alternatives for batteries and packaging

HELSINKI: Stora Enso is launching Fibrease and Papira bio-based, recyclable foam packaging to replace polyurethane (PU) foams and polystyrene (EPS) made from fossil fuel. Plastic wrap or polystyrene foam packaging accounts for 40 percent of the world’s…
November 18, 2021
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Europe targets illegal waste shipments

BRUSSELS: The European Commission has announced stricter controls on the export of waste from the EU. The top five EU export waste markets last year were Turkey (13.7 million tonnes); India (2.7 million); UK (1.8 million); Switzerland (1.6 million); and…
November 16, 2021
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LafargeHolcim to reuse coal ash waste as cement

STE. GENEVIEVE, MS: LafargeHolcim has received its first barge shipment of 2,000 tons of coal ash from CenterPoint Energy’s coal-fired Indiana powerplant for recycling into cement. Together with waste management provider Geocycle, the three companies plan to…
October 18, 2021
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Restaurant chain recycles cooking oil as renewable diesel for truck fleet

HELSINKI: Hesburger, a Finnish restaurant chain, is supplying green energy company Neste with used cooking oil from 300 restaurants to be recycled as renewable diesel for its transport fleet. Every year, company restaurants in Finland, Estonia, Latvia and…
October 13, 2021
Circular Economy Editor

Vestas plans circular manufacturing for wind power components

AARHUS, Denmark: In a bid to remain competitive, Vestas plans to reduce the amount of manufacturing waste ending up in landfill to less than 1.0 percent by 2030 while ensuring an increase in recycling from 52 percent to over 94 percent. A new circularity…
September 13, 2021
Circular Economy Editor

Redundant wind turbines opportunity for Scotland’s circular economy

STIRLING: A report by Zero Waste Scotland (ZWS) says the decommissioning of 5,500 onshore wind turbines across the country by 2050 will produce 1.4 million tonnes of recyclable materials and an opportunity to expand the country’s nascent circular economy.…

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