Danone’s initiatives to foster circular economy

Danone and the Ellen MacArthur Foundation announced a partnership aimed at accelerating the global transition to a circular economy. Take a look at some circular projects set in by Danone over the last…

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Plane fuelled by plastic waste completes trailblazing flight

British-born pilot and environmentalist Jeremy Rowsell has made history this week by flying a light aircraft across Australia using a conventional fuel blended with fuel derived from plastic waste. EurActiv’s…

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Swedish supermarkets replace sticky labels with laser marking

Food retailers aiming to cut plastic packaging by ditching stickers on fruits and vegetables, instead using hi-tech ‘natural branding’

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Ellen MacArthur Foundation: a partnership for the circular economy

Danone and the Ellen MacArthur Foundation today announce a partnership aimed at accelerating the global transition to a circular economy. For decades, conventional supply chains have been linear; taking,…

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Happycultors: a Tour de France of natural farming

In the blog she started in May last year, Margaux Bounine-Cabalé has been chronicling her Tour de France of natural farming in city and countryside alike: permaculture, organic farming, hydroponics and…

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The vertical farm

Growing crops in the city, without soil or natural light.

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The simple mistake people make when they try to eat healthy

Forget the nutrition facts label, the ingredients list and the say-so of experts: A new study finds that shoppers think a food is healthy only when it costs them more.

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The Economy of Ecology

We live in an unprecedented time where our economy seems to take the center stage of in our lives. Unfortunately our economy is constructed in a way that is simply incompatible with our ecology. You could…

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This Playful Lab-in-a-Box Will Teach You How to Reprogram Life

We’re in the midst of a life sciences revolution. The natural world, including our own bodies, is becoming malleable in a completely unprecedented way.

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Investors sharpen focus on social and environmental risks to stocks

Pfizer stock was riding high in June 2015, up 128 percent in five years, making it the second-most valuable American drug maker. Nine out of 10 Wall Street research analysts recommended that investors…

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