Focus Fashion New materials and business models, innovative, sustainable design and constant investments into research and development can rid fashion of its label as the world’s second most-polluting industry. In Europe, some have been trying for years: by recycling, extending lifecycles and through product as a service. ...[read more]
Renewable Matter is the International Magazine focused on the changing
relationship between Economy, Society and the Environment.
It focuses on the winds of change brought about by the Bioeconomy,
Circular Economy, Green and Blue Economy, Sharing Economy.
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With regard to waste, the United Kingdom does not seem to have either a distinct direction or an innovative vision. As a result, the policies of Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and England are very different. The reasons why the outdated European hierarchy should be reconsidered.[read more]
Dossier France Number one producer – and exporter – of agricultural products in the EU, France has been able to create effective synergies between agriculture and industry. As global cluster IAR, specialising in green chemistry and industrial biotechnologies and housing one of the biggest biorefineries in the world, demonstrates. The...[read more]
Focus Paper A new wood-based material could soon replace plastic in carrier bags and other flexible packaging. PAPTIC is made of renewable raw-materials, it can be recycled and in hand it feels like a textile. An innovative solution from Finnish forests.[read more]