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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
17 innovators with potential to accelerate the circular economy
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17 innovators with potential to accelerate the circular economy

Time is running out to halt the negative environmental impact caused by plastic, food, electronics and other industries’ waste. Innovation to enable a circular economy is desperately needed. The Circulars Accelerator has been launched to speed this up by supporting promising initiatives.

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Source: World Economic Forum
No carbon neutrality without a circular economy
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No carbon neutrality without a circular economy

The current “take-make-waste” model is taking its toll on the environment. Only 8,6% of the world’s economy is considered as circular. To change the production and consumption models, urgent and ambitious actions are needed. Innovative technologies already exist but need to be scaled up.

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Source: World Economic Forum