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Iceland has world’s biggest carbon capture plant
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Iceland has world’s biggest carbon capture plant

The Orca plant, developed by Climeworks and Carbfix, combines carbon capture and storage technologies to permanently remove 4,000 tonnes of CO₂ from the air each year. It is a milestone for the direct air capture industry. This solution can be replicated everywhere and on ever larger scales.

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Source: Innovators Magazine
Digitalisation is crucial to creating a global circular economy
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Digitalisation is crucial to creating a global circular economy

Most circular economy initiatives are focused on physical materials and resources. But scaling these globally, and across different industries, requires the building of coherent digital foundations. Governments need to set up frameworks which support the designing of a global digital backbone.

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Source: World Economic Forum
9 of World Expo’s stunning pavilions created via circular economy model
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9 of World Expo’s stunning pavilions created via circular economy model

World Expo in Dubai will feature stunning demonstrations of circular economy in action, via the way 9 of its pavilions have been constructed. From Italy’s composable elements and Belgium’s massive CO2-absorbing vertical garden to Austria’s ingeniously efficient cooling system, and more.

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Source: Gulf News
Four ways to turn waste into treasure
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Four ways to turn waste into treasure

Waste is a global challenge. Successfully decreasing it, while enabling circularity, calls for innovative solutions. Thanks to numerous burgeoning technologies, the ability to eliminate waste is accelerating. Turning waste into high-quality products once seemed unattainable. But now it is reality.

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Source: World Economic Forum
Explore the Circularity Gap Report 2021
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Explore the Circularity Gap Report 2021

If we continue as we are today, greenhouse gas emissions will rise to 65 billion tonnes in 2030. Even if all Paris Agreement pledges are met, this still paves the way to climate catastrophe. However, doubling global circularity from its current 8.6% would drastically improve the situation. And this is possible by 2023.

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Source: CGRi
Mushroom-based building insulation
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Mushroom-based building insulation

High-performance, non-toxic insulation panels you can grow? That’s what a London-based biomanufacturing company has developed! They’ve found that mycelium, the root structure of mushrooms, is perfect for preventing spread of fire, blocking out sound and even preventing heat loss.

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Source: World Economic Forum