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Developing a circular economy in Northern Ireland

RiverRidge hosted a round table discussion with key stakeholders in the resources (waste) sector around the development of a circular economy in Northern Ireland

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Zero Waste Camps in Belgium

How to support and train youth movements to go zero waste

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Switching to reuse to protect the ocean

Switching to reuse & refill solutions can curb plastic pollution

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Just Eat trials reusable takeaway packaging in bid to cut plastics use

Food delivery firm Just Eat has partnered with reusable packaging service CLUBZERO to trial the approach in London

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All-Island Fund issues £350,000 in grants to thirty cross border Community partnerships

Projects funded include activity on Climate Action collaborations on clean air to benefit people with underlying health conditions, bicycle recycling and use, and drive policy for the benefit of all communities.

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€490,000 awarded to projects to promote the Circular Economy across Ireland

The selected projects will support the drive to develop the circular economy in areas such as sustainable fashion, marine plastics, reusable food packaging and construction.

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A bicycle library has opened in an empty shop in London

Resident can borrow bikes for free and take part in guided rides to build up confidence

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Today it’s cool, tomorrow it’s junk

Why we need to act against our throwaway culture

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Bottled water is 3,500 times worse for the environment than tap water

Environmental impact of bottled water is 3,500 times higher than tap water, according to researchers at the Barcelona Institute for Global Health

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Selfridges unveils circular economy offerings for weddings

Retail giant Selfridges has launched a new service enabling wedding parties to rent outfits and accessories or to buy second-hand

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Repairing and reusing household goods could create thousands of green jobs across the UK

The Green Alliance thinktank found more than 450,000 jobs could be created by minimising waste

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Prague: The circular European capital you haven’t heard about yet

The Czech capital of Prague has fast become a trailblazer in establishing a local circular economy

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