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John Lanier at Climate One: The Circular Economy - More than Just Recycling

Republished from Climate One
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John Lanier of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation talks about recycling and the circular economy at a Climate One panel and podcast.

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John Lanier of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation talks about recycling and the circular economy at a Climate One panel and podcast.

Best Buy and HP: Closing the Loop

by Alexis Ludwig-Vogen
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When we began brainstorming with HP about the idea of creating a printer using plastic from our recycling program—creating a closed loop—we knew it would be a challenge. It took several years for both companies to bring the strategic vision to life by building the process and developing the new products.

“Closing the Loop”: A Close Look at Circular Economy

By Amir Rahdari, Circular Iran
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Circular economy has gained considerable momentum in the past couple of years. It entails a restorative and regenerative ap­proach by design and aims to keep products, components and materials at their highest utility and value at all times (The Ellen MacArthur Foundation, 2015). By decoupling growth from scarce resource use, circular economy presents both a macro and micro strategy for a sustainable economy with a strong business case in its favor.

Ecocentricity Blog: Front 4 - Closed Loop Manufacturing

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As Amory Lovins says, “if it exists, it must be possible.” Nutrient cycling exists. That means it must be possible for mankind to create a manufacturing system that works just as well.

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As Amory Lovins says, “if it exists, it must be possible.” Nutrient cycling exists. That means it must be possible for mankind to create a manufacturing system that works just as well.

Nestlé Waters North America Announces $6 Million Investment in Closed Loop Fund

Joins with Other Leaders to Jump-Start Recycling Programs across the United States
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May 22, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Nestlé Waters North America today announced it is investing $6 million as part of a shared effort among business, government and community partners to fund comprehensive recycling infrastructure and programs in cities across the United States.

That's the Vision, by John Anderson Lanier

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To an extent, Thanksgiving bothers me in a similar way. The holiday creates the expectation that all of America pause one Thursday in November to be grateful and offer goodwill to others. I suppose this result is valuable, but wouldn’t a societal expectation of daily goodwill and thankfulness be better than a yearly one?

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