Minneapolis is a progressive city, rising from the gentle banks of the Mississippi river, in the Upper Midwestern state of Minnesota. For many years the city was famous for its skyways, enclosed footbridges between skyscrapers that let walkers avoid the freezing winter temperatures, and for the Mall of America, which to this day is still the continent’s largest shopping centre. Last June, between the 18th and the 20th to be precise, Minneapolis was put on the map of global innovation as it hosted Circularity 19, the first large American circular economy convention. The event was organised by GreenBiz, a well-known US events company that is famous for being behind Verge, a mega-event held every year in Oakland focusing on sustainability. Circularity 19 partner, Renewable...