Asian Nations Reject Western Trash
After years of taking in America's plastic recycling, many Asian nations are now sending it back, forcing the U.S. to deal with its trash problem.
Circular Economy Opportunities for Bioplastics
Keep up with the trends and save our planet. Explore our future with BIOPLASTICS from internationally renowned speakers.
The Great Pacific Garbage Patch Is Not What You Think It Is | The Swim
It's not an island twice the size of Texas. But it is severely impacting marine life and human health... and incredibly hard to study.
Here's how plastic bags impact the environment
In this Our Changing Climate environmental video essay, I look at the environmental impact of plastic bags. Specifically, I look at how plastic bags affect oceans via microplastics, their carbon footprint, and I also try to understand whether reusable bags are viable alternatives.
Highlights of ACEF 2019
STEAM platform was the key driver of Youth Engagement in Clean Energy, in collaboration with ADB Youth for Asia team.
STEAM - A Driver of a Circular Economy
On 9 May 2019, Dr Lerwen Liu and her team from STEAM Platform at KMUTT, Thailand demonstrated the unique "first principle" approach in educating others about Industry 4.0 and the Circular Economy through examples of research and innovation carried out by young scientists in KMUTT.
England will ban plastic stirrers, straws and cotton swabs from April 2020
Michael Gove, the environment secretary, says "urgent and decisive action is needed to tackle plastic pollution."
Climate Change - The Facts
2018 was one of the hottest years on record. Looking at the science of climate change Sir David Attenborough outlines the challenge it poses for all of us.
Young people want to see the circular economy in practice
Young people in Finland are interested in the circular economy and other themes surrounding sustainable development, but prefer to see and experience things in practice instead of learning while confined to their desks.
Circular Economics: Generating Jobs for the Young in the Middle East and Africa
With the many challenges facing the world from climate change to resource scarcity, we need to employ the energy and talents of our young people.
Young Global Leader Focuses on the Circular Economy
Akira Sakano, a "Zero Waste" proponent from a small mountain town, played the important role of co-chair at Davos 2019. What is her message to the world?
Could the Circular Economy be the Solution to Youth Unemployment?
The Institute of Race Relations (IRR) has completed a new study on the benefits of the circular economy in South Africa. Findings show that major economic and environmental benefits can be gained from turning 'waste into worth' - using the Recycling and Economic Development Initiative of South Africa (REDISA) as a case study as to how this has already successfully been realised.
Circular economy inspires young people to change the world
"So many of my classmates and other friends say 'I want to change the world'. The amazing thing is that most of us believe we can." Max Hornick, a 26-year-old student at Western Michigan University, is reflecting on how the circular economy is inspiring young people to work for the social good.
The Head Foundation
The world needs to shift away from the traditional linear economy towards a circular economy; one where food, energy and materials are produced and consumed more sustainably and all by-products and waste recycled or re-used. The convergence of expertise and knowledge in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM), coupled with life-cycle thinking, presents humanity with a unique opportunity to advance society while combating the degradation of our planet.
Sustainable Business Awards
The Sustainable Business Awards are held annually in Singapore, Indonesia and Malaysia with the aim to validate and recognise companies which are leading the way in sustainable business and which have truly instilled sustainability into their long term business strategy.
Responsible Business Forum
The Responsible Business Forum brings together leaders from businesses, governments, international agencies, financial institutions, academia and NGOs, to accelerate collaborative action for a more sustainable world.
Global Initiatives advances partnership solutions to global sustainability challenges through multi- stakeholder forums, communication and media. By sharing knowledge and best practices, and calling on all stakeholders to take action, we address some of the greatest challenges facing the world.
Women in Energy, Asia
Women in Energy, Asia invites you to celebrate women achievements for a more sustainable world. Energy in the sustainable age - How women lead the change.
"Ministry of Science and Technology" featured our event on their website about "Accelerating the Circular Economy Transformation : Global trade policy, business and education".
"National Science Technology and Innovation Policy Office" featured our event on their website about "Accelerating the Circular Economy Transformation : Global trade policy, business and education".
International Institute for Environmental Studies
The International Institute for Environmental Studies has grown out of international collaborations among a number of universities around the globe that have leading programs in environmental science, engineering and policy.
Ellen Macarthur Foundation
Our mission is to accelerate the transition to a circular economy.
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is the United Nations body for assessing the science related to climate change.