Category: Circular Economy Blog

The Rediscovery Centre Podcast Launches!

Episode 1: Highlights from our Circular Economy Conversation Series

The time has come for you to submit your feedback to two key circular economic public consultations: The Government’s draft Circular Economy Strategy, and the EPA’s Circular Economy Programme. Need some …

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Five Schools Pushing Circular Economic Innovation

Across the globe, more and more schools are taking steps to become more circular and sustainable. Here are five schools that are truly pushing for economic innovation, sustainability, and circularity.

1. The Green School Bali 

Based in Bali, Indonesia, the

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EPA Research Call 2021

The EPA has announced a research call for projects aimed at solving environmental and climate problems. There is up to €10.5 million available for these new research projects. The funding will be provided under four different climate and environmental themes:

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Circular Electronics Landscape Assessment

Waste created by electronics and electronic equipment is the fastest growing waste stream globally, with consumption of this equipment growing by 2.5 million metric tons every year. As consumption increases, so does waste. Given this growing challenge posed by the

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Instagram Live: Our Rural (and Circular) Future

Our Rural (& Circular) Future

Circular opportunities within the “Our Rural Future” Policy.

Recently published by the Department of Rural and Community Development, the “Our Rural Future” policy reflects the Irish Government’s ambition for the future of rural Ireland. Amongst …

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Instagram Live: Shaping Ireland’s Circular Ambition

What you can do to shape Ireland’s Circular ambition?
Philip Nugent discusses Ireland’s Circular Economy Strategy        

 

Calling all circular citizens!
Time to ask the experts about what you can do to shape Ireland’s Circular Economic future. The Irish Government …

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Working towards a just transition to a circular economy

Ensuring a just transition is increasingly relevant and essential as the circular economy becomes more of a reality. The shift towards circularity in Europe means a change in industry and labour markets. Governments and other social partners must work to

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Funding the circular economy nationally and across the EU

As the circular economy comes to the forefront of policy with the EU Circular Economy Action Plan as a part of the EU Green Deal and with Ireland’s the Whole of Government Circular Economy Strategy, it is important to note

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Illegal dumping of home items in Irish forests

The state forestry company, Coillte, has kept an inventory of waste dumped in forests over the past few years. Shockingly, along with “black bin” litter found, many home items are being discarded as well. From washing machines and fridges to

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Student designed IKEA concept car

College student, Ryan Schlotthauer, has designed a build-at-home IKEA concept car called the “Höga.” The car is only 2.3 meters long and 1.8 meters high, uses a skateboard platform to hold its four wheels and is battery powered. The inside

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