Content to make informed decisions, curated to be worth your time.
Completing the Picture Ellen Mcarthur Foundation
Article explaining how circular economy can reduce emissions
Achieving Circularity Ellen Mcarthur Foundation
Independent report on establishing a zero-waste circular plastic economy in norway
Case study: Sony packaging redesign Sony
Redesigned for the planet, Sonys new packaging reduces plastic use by 90% by developing their own proprietary fiber material.
Can a city act like a forest? Planet Progress
Interview with open source biomaterial library Materiom
The Economics of the Coming Spaceship Earth University of Texas
Classic academic essay that introduced the concept of “spaceship earth”
Circular claims fall flat again Greenpeace
The state of circular plastics in the US, and why it is failing
Upstream Innovation Ellen Mcarthur Foundation
Examples and best practices in reducing harm in packaging
Deep dive into our Plastic Ocean Mepex
Informative field report on sources of ocean plastic pollution on norway
Reshaping Plastics Systemiq
The European plastic industry’s take on the path to circular, climate neutral plastics system in Europe.
Future-Proofing Capitalism: The Paradox of the Circular Economy for Plastics MIT
MIT Researcher Alice Mah argues that the circular economy is a way for the current hegemonies to maintain their power and keep doing business-as-usual. We recommend just reading the abstract and conclusion.
Why Algae Could be the Plastic of the Future YouTube
PopSci informative and entertaining take on the use of Algae as a plastic alternative.
Sustainability in packaging: Global regulatory development McKinsey
A comprehensive overview of global sustainable packaging regulations
Case study: Trades for Good Trades for Good
LA-based cosmetics startup is rethinking materials, using upcycled aluminium cans in a refill solution for soaps
We won’t save the world with a better kind of disposable plastic cup The Guardian
George Monbiot advocates to change the systems of consumption, not making small adjustments to keep the throwaway status quo