Report on Circular Economy Transition

A recent survey by DNV and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) reveals that the circular economy is rising on corporate agendas around the world. Despite the growing attention in the public, among legislators and companies, the shift to business models that design waste out of the system seems to progress slowly.  The ViewPointContinue reading “Report on Circular Economy Transition”

Launch of Robot for Beach Cleanup

The European Union has set a threshold for washed up marine waste on beaches: fewer than 20 items of debris every 100 meters. Under this threshold, the beach is considered to be in good ecological condition. The EU is now asking member states to roll out strategies for the protection of the marine environment andContinue reading “Launch of Robot for Beach Cleanup”

Free Curriculum to Manage Ocean Plastic Pollution

Ocean Legacy Foundation (OLF), a Canadian nonprofit organization that develops and implements worldwide plastic pollution emergency response programs with the goal to end ocean plastic pollution, has launched EPIC Academy. EPIC Academy is a free online educational platform providing essential knowledge regarding ocean plastic pollution, cleanup efforts and solutions for creating plastic-free lands and waters.Continue reading “Free Curriculum to Manage Ocean Plastic Pollution”