Number # 20

Renewable Matter

2018 February-March

Europe’s circular dream told by Kęstutis Sadauskas; planned obsolescence, Leyla Acaroglu's disruptive design, Patagonia's repair philosophy; Bioeconomy Dossier: Brazil; the color of jeans, a photo reportage by Diana Bagnoli.

Summary

EDITORIALS

A New Renewable Matter
by Emanuele Bompan

The World is only 9% Circular
by Harald Friedl

THINK TANK

Circular Europe
by Emanuele Bompan, Kęstutis Sadauskas

The Dark Side of Digitalisation
by Silvia Zamboni, interview with Tilman Santarius

POLICY

Use-by Date Product
by Sergio Ferraris

When a Party Extends Your Life
by Veronica Ulivieri

C'mon People, Let's Repair!
by Silvia Zamboni

Disruptive Design
by Leyla Acaroglu

A Bioethanol-Fuelled Bioeconomy
by Mario Bonaccorso

Barcelona, Fab City
by Rudi Bressa

Amsterdam, the Circular City
by Emanuele Bompan

IN DEPTH

Pollution as Blue as Our Jeans
by Laura Filios, Diana Bagnoli

Life Expectancy (of Stuff)
by Michela Lazzaroni, Antonella Ilaria Totaro

WORLD

A Textbook Case
by Sergio Ferraris

The Lazarus' Effect: The Second Life of Patagonia Clothes
by Emanuele Bompan, Mihela Hladin Wolf

The Need for a Perspective Change
by Rudi Bressa

The Landfill, a Model for Economic Participation
by Rudi Bressa

The Indian Way towards Zero Waste
by Antonella Ilaria Totaro

Upcycling our Buildings
by Antonella Ilaria Totaro

STARTUP
by Editorial Staff

Stuffstr, an App to put Unused Things into Circulation
Vegea: Leather from Wine
RiceHouse: Architecture from Rice Waste
Circular Headphones with Gerrard Street

CIRCULAR BY LAW

Emissions, Energy and Circularity: Good News from the EU
by Francesco Petrucci

THE MEDIA CIRCLE

If Nature is Poised Between Enigma and Dream
by Roberto Giovannini

INNOVATION PILLS

Today's Mistakes, Yesterday's Horrors
by Federico Pedrocchi