Circular economy

Circular economy products and services

The circular economy is all about keeping materials in the loop. But we can’t keep materials in the loop without innovation and companies that make it easier to do that. So here you’ll discover the latest regenerative and circular economy products and services. A few of my favorites include a baby clothes rental service, products with refills like Beautycounter’s deodorant, and shoes made from recycled materials. Plus, learn how to keep materials from ending up in the landfill.

Circular economy strategies for infrastructure projects

“The Construction Industry is responsible for over 30% of the extraction of natural resources, as well as 25% of solid waste generated in the world,” according to ScienceDirect.com. That’s not good for the planet. To help solve this problem there’s a whole new field of research and development related to how circular economy strategies can …

Circular economy strategies for infrastructure projects Read More »

The simple guide to Regenerative Organic Certified products

You probably already eat organic when you can, and if you’re like me and still eat meat and poultry, you buy grass-fed and pasture-raised whenever possible. Which is great! Local and organic is always a good choice. But if you’ve ever wondered if the food we eat can not only be more nutritious but also …

The simple guide to Regenerative Organic Certified products Read More »

From flame-throwing robots to biomass & biochar

Artist Jim Mason was creating flame-throwing robots for Burning Man when the city of Berkeley turned off the power. So Mason and the artists he worked with needed an alternative to getting power from the grid. They tried solar energy and diesel generators without luck. Then Mason discovered an old manual from Sweden that explained …

From flame-throwing robots to biomass & biochar Read More »

How to be part of the circular fashion industry using SellHound

If you have a closet full of unworn clothes and shoes, this week’s episode is for you. SellHound CEO Suzanne Wouk and Deborah Lindsay, SellHound’s Director of Operations and Sustainability, explain why buying and selling second-hand clothes is one of the most sustainable things you can do. They also explain how the SellHound App turns …

How to be part of the circular fashion industry using SellHound Read More »

Carbon storage and regenerative agriculture with Erik Hawkins

If you’re interested in how the food you eat affects climate change, I hope you’ll listen to this episode. In this interview, I talk with Erik Hawkins from Soil Value Exchange. Erik explains what carbon storage is, how cows can have a positive impact on the soil, and why incentives are so important for the …

Carbon storage and regenerative agriculture with Erik Hawkins Read More »

How regenerative farming offers one solution to global warming

You’ve probably heard agriculture is a large contributor to global warming, and growing food for livestock is part of that problem. But farming and cattle have the potential to become a solution. The regenerative agriculture movement offers an alternative to farming and raising cattle in a way that destroys the land. Instead, farmland can become …

How regenerative farming offers one solution to global warming Read More »

The guide to circular economy products

A circular economy requires that companies innovate and rethink common products to reduce waste and use less natural resources. Circular design concepts worked into these products include upcycling, zero-waste packaging, and return to refill. Below is a list of excellent circular economy products you can buy today. Beautycounter’s refillable deodorant Beautycounter’s refillable deodorant has quickly …

The guide to circular economy products Read More »

How circular design products could revolutionize what we buy

Product packaging is due for a major disruption. Yep. Product packaging. It’s not a flashy topic, but circular design products have the potential to solve major environmental issues. You may have heard the term circular economy. It sounds a little intimidating, but the core boils down to keeping raw materials in use. A circular economy …

How circular design products could revolutionize what we buy Read More »

Why the future of environmentalism looks like a circular economy

Ellen MacArthur started out as a sailor. At 24 she came in second in an offshore sailing race. A few years later she became the fastest person to circumnavigate the globe alone. She sailed over 26,000 miles and spent 71 days alone with only the resources she brought on the boat. That’s where she realized …

Why the future of environmentalism looks like a circular economy Read More »

Scroll to Top