Cisco commits to net zero emissions by 2040

It includes emissions reductions across its product use, operations as well as supply chain, with a commitment to reach net zero for all global Scope 1 and 2 emissions by 2025

BASF joins sustainable polymer taskforce

The taskforce aims to create a circular economy for polymers, which are used in millions of products including paints, cosmetics and fertilisers

A recycled car? – BMW says yes

The German vehicle manufacturer has set an aim to build a recycled car by 2040

India becomes first Asian country to launch Plastics Pact

A total of 27 businesses and supporting organisations have signed up as founding members of the India Plastics Pact, with support from the UK

Treasury urged to transform the UK’s circular economy

A new report suggests a potential reconstruction in the way the UK repairs, reuses and recycles could create nearly 450,000 jobs by 2035

lululemon and LanzaTech to work out fabric production using recycled carbon emissions

By capturing industrial emissions and reusing the carbon to make yarn, the finished garments not only have a lower carbon footprint but ensure community pollution levels are reduced

‘World’s largest’ diamond retailer shines with 2050 net zero target

Signet Jewelers has committed to further develop its circular economy initiatives such as care, repair and custom design with reclaimed gold and repurposed diamonds

‘Buildings must be reused, not demolished’

RIBA architects claim a circular economy approach should be taken towards construction – with more focus on the reuse of older buildings, rather than their demolition

Coca-Cola to use 100% recycled plastic in all on-the-go bottles in the UK

The move is expected to help save more than 29,000 tonnes of virgin plastic each year

Recycled brick producer cements £1m of new funding

The funding will allow Kenoteq to produce two million of its 90% recycled bricks per year