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Christmas Lights Make Slippers In Global 'Junkyard' Economy

Christmas Lights Make Slippers In Global 'Junkyard' Economy | Human and Technology | Scoop.it
When you think of recycling, you probably think of cans, plastic bottles and newspapers. Well, think a little bigger. There are businesses devoted to
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Resources are running more and more in circles. An insightful article and interview with Adam Minter, Shanghai correspondent for Bloomberg World View & author of "Junkyard Planet."

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Collection of news around technology trends and innovation, designed to make humans live better. (personal channel, 3rd party content, views are my own)
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‘Business has to be central to delivering the change we need’ | Ethical Corporation @Covestro #co2 #wef17

‘Business has to be central to delivering the change we need’ | Ethical Corporation @Covestro #co2 #wef17 | Human and Technology | Scoop.it
If you are looking for someone to dispel some of the deep gloom that is engulfing the political and economic landscape at the moment, you could do worse than climb the two flights of stairs that lead to John Elkington’s Georgian offices off London’s Bloomsbury Square.
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What Will The Impact Of 3D Printing Be 20 Years From Now? | Sigma Labs

What Will The Impact Of 3D Printing Be 20 Years From Now? | Sigma Labs | Human and Technology | Scoop.it
RT @HealthSCM: 3D printing and "a new supply chain"? https://t.co/eOIQmnENLc
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Blockchain for sustainability: insights from the pioneers

Blockchain for sustainability: insights from the pioneers | Human and Technology | Scoop.it
Why are global leaders and innovators the world over looking to a way of making secure records without central verification (a ‘distributed ledger’, as you may have heard blockchain technology described) to transform our social systems?
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Think Forward 2017: We Are Social’s trends to watch - We Are Social UK

Think Forward 2017: We Are Social’s trends to watch - We Are Social UK | Human and Technology | Scoop.it
Check out our predictions for 2017 with the latest Think Forwar
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Experimental City: How Rotterdam Became A World Leader In Sustainable Urban Design

Experimental City: How Rotterdam Became A World Leader In Sustainable Urban Design | Human and Technology | Scoop.it
Europe's largest portthreatened by rising waters and a loss of its major industryhas reinvented itself as a playground for innovative thinkers wh
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Paper bike helmet wins Dyson award - BBC News

Paper bike helmet wins Dyson award - BBC News | Human and Technology | Scoop.it
A cheap, foldable cycling helmet made of paper wins the international James Dyson award.
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Global Leaders and Architects discussed Megacities and Dense Vertical Urbanism at CTBUH 2016

Global Leaders and Architects discussed Megacities and Dense Vertical Urbanism at CTBUH 2016 | Human and Technology | Scoop.it
World Architecture Community News - Global Leaders and Architects discussed Megacities and Dense Vertical Urbanism at CTBUH 2016
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UCI Chemist Shane Ardo Named Inaugural Moore Inventor Fellows, advancing solar-powered desalination innovation

UCI Chemist Shane Ardo Named Inaugural Moore Inventor Fellows, advancing solar-powered desalination innovation | Human and Technology | Scoop.it
Irvine, Calif., Nov. 2, 2016 – Shane Ardo, assistant professor of chemistry at the University of California, Irvine, has been named a Moore Inventor Fellow by the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation and will receive $825,000 over three years to...
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New Business Models for Enabling The Circular Economy

New Business Models for Enabling The Circular Economy | Human and Technology | Scoop.it
New business models lie at the heart of the circular economy, a restorative or regenerative economic model in which resources are endlessly cycled back into supply chains and waste does not exist.
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Innovative Solar LED Lights Spread Across South Africa - LEDinside

Innovative Solar LED Lights Spread Across South Africa - LEDinside | Human and Technology | Scoop.it
Enel has connected an 88 MW wind farm to the grid in Nojoli, South Africa, and launched a rural electrification project with Liter of Light, to bring sustainable light to the streets of its surrounding villages.
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Building World’s Largest Platform for Sustainable Solutions

Building World’s Largest Platform for Sustainable Solutions | Human and Technology | Scoop.it
Sustainia and the UN Global Compact are building The Global Solutions Platform to inspire companies to help reach UN Sustainable Development Goals.
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Nancy Hughes is improving thousands of lives w       

Nancy Hughes is improving thousands of lives w        | Human and Technology | Scoop.it
I'm often inspired by the idealism of the young. Well, Nancy Hughes, the founder of StoveTeam International, is 73, and, at an age when most people take it easy, the work she's doing is inspirational. Hughes is the founder and unpaid leader of StoveTeam, a role she fell into after her husband died in 2001. She'd…
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SAROS - Desalination Technology Turns Wave Energy into Fresh, Clean Water

SAROS - Desalination Technology Turns Wave Energy into Fresh, Clean Water | Human and Technology | Scoop.it

all about latest development of renewable energy, technology and inventions around the world

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Researchers Develop New Technique to Develop Cellulose-based Plastic

Tuskegee University researchers have discovered a new method that can be used to suspend tiny particles of cellulose in an organic solvent that is commonly used in the plastic industry. This technique could remove the current limitations and allow for the creation of a new kind of biodegradable cellulose-based plastic.
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Why Architects Must Rethink Carbon (It's Not the Enemy We Face) - Point of View - January 2017

Why Architects Must Rethink Carbon (It's Not the Enemy We Face) - Point of View - January 2017 | Human and Technology | Scoop.it
Metropolis editor in chief Susan Szenasy sits down with William McDonough—the designer, author, and developer of Cradle to Cradle design—to understand why we must employ a new language regarding carbon and sustainable design.
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Extraordinary Project Manager Needed – Short Term Contract

Extraordinary Project Manager Needed – Short Term Contract | Human and Technology | Scoop.it
About Volans Volans is an agency for transformational change. We work with global companies, innovators and governments to help them think beyond incremental change, and embrace new ways of creatin…
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Inside Peter Thiel’s Genius Factory

Inside Peter Thiel’s Genius Factory | Human and Technology | Scoop.it
The Thiel Fellowship was created to prove a college degree doesn’t matter. It became one of the most elite credentials for young entrepreneurs. We take a look at how the fellowship has changed.
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Adidas unveils performance shoe made of Biosteel fibre - Apparel News United States Of America

Adidas, a leader in the sporting goods industry, has unveiled its Futurecraft Biofabric performance shoe's prototype made of 100 per cent Biosteel fibre at the Biofabricate Conference in New York. This
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The War On Carbon Is Over - McDonough has proposed a new language of carbon - Environmental Leader

The War On Carbon Is Over - McDonough has proposed a new language of carbon - Environmental Leader | Human and Technology | Scoop.it
Changing minds is hard, no its impossible. We are so intoxicated with the war on carbon terminology that we forgot a…https://t.co/1hHHeigBIm
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Can the circular economy deliver endless regeneration? | Packaging World

Can the circular economy deliver endless regeneration? | Packaging World | Human and Technology | Scoop.it
As energy production, package converting, and material disposal put a strain on fragile environments, the ‘circular economy’ grows eve
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From smog-eating towers to ocean-cleaning barriers, how design is inspiring innovation

From smog-eating towers to ocean-cleaning barriers, how design is inspiring innovation | Human and Technology | Scoop.it
WIRED highlights inspirational polymaths such as Daan Roosegaarde who are changing our world for the better
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RESYNTEX: A New Circular Economy Concept for Textiles and Chemicals

RESYNTEX: A New Circular Economy Concept for Textiles and Chemicals | Human and Technology | Scoop.it
On 14 September 2016, the European Chemical Industry Council (Cefic) and the European Apparel and Textile Confederation (EURATEX)
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How Crowdfunding Has Changed the Startup Game

How Crowdfunding Has Changed the Startup Game | Human and Technology | Scoop.it
The development of innovative technology — from virtual reality headsets to space exploration to solar-powered roadways — is no longer the province of companies with... read more
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German air purification start-up wins European circular economy award | Resource Magazine

German air purification start-up wins European circular economy award | Resource Magazine | Human and Technology | Scoop.it
Green City Solutions, a German start-up creating urban air purification installations, has beaten off five other circular companies to win this year’s Green Alley Award.
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Green Ambassadors New World Leaders in Training | Air Taxi Blog

Green Ambassadors New World Leaders in Training | Air Taxi Blog | Human and Technology | Scoop.it
Green Ambassadors New World Leaders in Training - https://t.co/QBoEe1BNSk https://t.co/UaT5dPxta0
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