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A new standard for the ‘circular economy’ has been launched by BSI – BS 8001: 2017: Framework for implementing the principles of the circular economy in organizations – guide The British business standards company explains that the ‘circular economy’ is a concept which challenges organisations to re-think how their resources are managed to create financial, environmental and social benefits. Continue →
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New Zealand’s primary industries need to latch on to technology faster to support the economic growth of the agri sector and become a world leader in a fast growing agritech market, NZTech Chief Executive Graeme Muller says A growing awareness of the value of technology in agriculture can be seen by the number of farmers looking into technologies such as IoT, drones, sensors and robotics, Muller says. Continue →
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Millions of waste tyres each year are to be used to manufacture cement as part of a wider government plan to address the environmental problems of end-of-life tyres “New Zealand has a long-standing problem, with five million waste tyres generated each year,” Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith admits. Continue →
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The world’s two largest bottled water companies have joined forces with a California startup to develop a 100 per cent bio-based bottle Danone, Nestle Waters and Origin Materials will form the NaturALL Bottle Alliance to launch a PET plastic bottle made from bio-based material, 100 per cent sustainable and renewable resources. Continue →