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The best in upcycling

May 9th, 2017|0 Comments

Into fabulous reinvention? Look no further than our new Pinterest board We Love Upcycling, a celebration of the most colourful and creative objects from the world of upcycling. We'll be keeping this board updated with inspirational stuff people are creating out of stuff [...]

Caterpillar curiosity shows how desperate people are for good news

May 5th, 2017|1 Comment

The news gods delivered a strange story this week of steely-stomached caterpillars able to eat plastic. Plastic fantastic or a load of rubbish? Well, they are real. But the story made it very clear that these bizarre bugs only [...]

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Caterpillar curiosity shows how desperate people are for good news

May 5th, 2017|1 Comment

The news gods delivered a strange story this week of steely-stomached caterpillars able to eat plastic. Plastic fantastic or a load of rubbish? Well, they are real. But the story made it very clear [...]

PEOPLE POWER

Civil society organisations call for ambitious recycling targets

October 12th, 2016|0 Comments

NGOs, think tanks and business groups have written to all 28 EU Environment Ministers, calling on them to adopt ambitious binding recycling targets. EU Member States are currently debating a package of draft Waste [...]

GREAT DESIGN

Built to break: time to take back control of our products

April 15th, 2016|0 Comments

  Across the EU, we're set to throw away 12 million tonnes of electrical and electronic waste by 2020 –that’s the same weight as nearly a million buses. This isn’t just because [...]

POSITIVE BUSINESS

Italy’s plastic problem (and solutions)

September 9th, 2016|0 Comments

Italy is beautiful, but her seas are being trashed, literally. We visited Legambiente in August to make this short film about its boat, Goletta Verde, and its mission to discover where all the marine waste is coming from, it's [...]

BIG IDEAS

What’s a product passport and can it work for businesses?

October 16th, 2015|0 Comments

Lucas, Flickr cc If you don’t know what’s in a product, how can you repair or recycle it properly? Today, the information about what is in a product is usually inadequate. To solve [...]

REPAIR IT

5 ways companies make it hard or even impossible to repair their products

January 19th, 2016|0 Comments

There’s no doubt about it - repairing our electrical or electronic products is getting tougher. As our products become both more complicated and compact, manufacturers are making them less [...]

REINVENT IT

The best in upcycling

May 9th, 2017|0 Comments

Into fabulous reinvention? Look no further than our new Pinterest board We Love Upcycling, a celebration of the most colourful and creative objects from the world of upcycling. We'll be keeping this board updated with inspirational stuff people [...]

RECYCLING IT

Five ways Poles are debunking the incineration myth

December 12th, 2016|0 Comments

It is a common misconception that there is no alternative to landfill other than incineration to deal with waste in Poland. Yet this simply is not true. There are a variety [...]

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