Circular Economy

Post-conflict circular economy in Angola

Angola’s Scrappy Micro-Entrepreneurs
Collecting war detritus and other scrap metal provides at least some income for hundreds of families.

Boomera

Making Coat Hangers from Diapers

A young company in Brazil transforms complicated waste into objects of value

TerraCycle

The End of Waste

TerraCycle finds value in the lowliest of trash, from cigarette butts to chewing gum

Lean Energy Solutions Group

Clean Solutions
An African company is recycling waste from harvested sugar cane and coffee to create fuel

Circular Economy in Africa

Carpe Deum…but Caveat Emptor!

The circular economy holds great promise for Africa, where rising production and consumption are prompting concerns for the environment.

Macro : Native by The Balbo Group

Macro : Native by The Balbo Group
A third-generation Brazilian farmer has adopted new methods and machines to make sugar-cane farming eco-friendly

Insecta Shoes

Vegan footwear start-up Insecta Shoes is all the buzz

Plastic bottles upcycled for urban farming purposes

In Yaoundé, a youth-oriented urban agriculture project is sprouting out of used plastic bottles

The industrial park: an unexpected asset to the circular economy

The industrial park: an unexpected asset to the circular economy

Delicious fresh juice – with a hint of organic waste

Delicious fresh juice – with a hint of organic waste

Almagro

Almagro: Revolutionizing Shopping, Gram by Gram
Chilean entrepreneurs combine outdoor-market traditions with 21st century technology

Education: Key to the Success of Chile’s Historic Recycling Law

Education: Key to the Success of Chile’s Historic Recycling Law