ESRs’ Blog

“Organic waste the next industrial feedstock”: Biobased circularity

“Organic waste the next industrial feedstock”: 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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It’s time to change!

It’s time to change!

We love consuming goods Buying things changes our mood, but are we aware of the environmental issues we have caused? There are tons of plastics in the ocean The...

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Ready to shape the future!

Ready to shape the future!

Circular economy is the buzz word these days and the task ahead of us as the recently appointed Early Stage Researchers in pushing the circular economy (CE) agenda...

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Our journey begins!

Our journey begins!

The Sheffield Summer School has represented the official launch of ReTraCE project (www.retrace-itn.eu) funded by Horizon 2020 EU’s Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative...

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