Number # 21

Renewable Matter

2018 May-June

Karl Polany explained by Alex Lemille; Martin Chater: rethinking circular design; exclusive: the EU Circular Economy Package told by Simona Bonafè and Janez Potočnik. Plastic, the new world problem.

Summary

EDITORIALS

The Age of Plastic
by Emanuele Bompan

A Fiscal Update: The Winning Strategy
by Femke Groothuis

THINK TANK

What If Karl Polanyi Was Right?
by Alexandre Lemille

Re-designing the Future
by Antonella Ilaria Totaro, interview with Martin Charter

POLICY

Waste + Information = Resource
by Rémy Le Moigne

For a Circular Europe
by Emanuele Bompan, Simona Bonafé

An Important Step Forward
by Rémy Le Moigne, Janez Potočnik

The American Way
by Emanuele Bompan

BusinessEurope, Circular Means Business
by Emanuele Bompan, interview with Alexandre Affre

Circular Economy Package: The Packaging Directive
by Roberto Rizzo

The Plastic Route no Longer Leads East
by Giorgia Marino

The Solution is Circular
by Elena Comelli

Plastic Europe
by Sergio Ferraris, interview with Karl-H. Foerster

Cleaning Our Oceans? No Lack of New Ideas
by Antonella Ilaria Totaro

Despite Brussels, the Market for Bioplastics Keeps Growing
by Mario Bonaccorso

The Cemetery of Cannibalised Refrigerators
by Antonio Pergolizzi

WORLD

Bamboo Makes a Comeback
by Veronica Ulivieri

In Singapore the Air-con Runs as a Service
by Antonella Ilaria Totaro

Trash 2 Cash
by Silvia Zamboni

What is Plogging? Cleaning Whilst Running
di Maurizio Bongiovanni

STARTUP
by Antonella Ilaria Totaro

Growing Bricks from Bacteria with bioMASON
W.r.yuma: Spectacles from Plastic Bottles and Dashboards
Winnow: Saving Food by Analysing Waste
STRATA, the Modular Furniture System

CIRCULAR BY LAW

In Europe the Circular Economy Becomes Law
by Francesco Petrucci

CIRCULATE

Make Fashion Circular
by Joe Iles

THINKING RESILIENCE

Choosing Sides in the Civilisation-Planet Standoff
by Richard Heinberg