ESRs’ Blog

Have you ever heard about Climathon?

Have you ever heard about Climathon?

Climathon is a global event that asks all citizens of the participating cities to face challenges linked to environmental sustainability and be part of the solution...

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Design for Sustainable Disposal

Design for Sustainable Disposal

The new eco-design requirements regulation in the EU[1] is hailed as the first step to Right to Repair legislation across the EU. An interesting aspect of the new...

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Let’s ReThink our attitude!

Let’s ReThink our attitude!

Text by Felipe Alexandre de Lima & Jayani Ishara Sudusinghe Aquarelle by Felipe Alexandre de Lima It’s worldwide recognized that the current “take-make-dispose”...

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The end of planned ​obsolescence?

The end of planned ​obsolescence?

​Increasing the pace of new innovations and constantly releasing new products with small incremental changes is sometimes a strategy for firms in highly competitive...

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Organic waste: Biobased circularity

Organic waste: Biobased circularity

Municipal solid waste and in particular organic waste are globally generated in large quantities from various sectors including different stages of the food supply...

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Why can’t we live circular?

Why can’t we live circular?

For billions of years we have had life on our planet, but no species had such a catastrophic effect on life on the planet as humans now have. And that is for one...

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Momentum

Momentum

Before taking my current position as a PhD student at Dalarna University in Sweden, I lived in a small city in the UK called Chester, located in North West England...

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EU announces new investment in CE

EU announces new investment in CE

European Union’s (EU) priority is to achieve a greener and smarter Europe. The circular economy (CE) has been regarded as a powerful tool to reduce environmental...

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The CE vs Growth dilemma

The CE vs Growth dilemma

The current linear economy has been strongly challenged in recent years regarding its merely focus on economic growth in spite of the resulting environmental...

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Circular Economy and the 6 REs

Circular Economy and the 6 REs

The idea behind the Circular Economy is that we stop discarding what we consider waste until we reach a society that doesn’t heap up waste at all. But what...

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