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DGTL festival 2019 is kicking off the festival season this Easter weekend at the NDSM wharf of Amsterdam. This festival boasts an extensive lineup and an artsy-industrial design, bringing in hundreds of devout techno fans each year. But DGTL also prides itself in the fact that it is very rapidly on its way to become the world’s first circular festival in 2020.
Just like citizens of a city, festival goers need drinks, food, electricity, sanitary facilities and shelter, and also dispose of a fair bit of garbage. This makes the DGTL festival grounds the perfect ‘living laboratory’ to test out innovative new circular models and technologies. Each year they test out new ways to close material loops, eliminate CO2 emissions, and increase environmental awareness.
Here are four lessons we can learn about circularity from one of the world’s leading pioneers of the circular economy.Continue reading “4 Circularity lessons learned from DGTL festival”
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“We have created a miracle: a technology that allows textile waste to be used again and again, preserving 100% quality.’
–Infinited Fiber Company
The circular economy is all about generating zero waste, while keeping our valuable limited resources within the economy for as long as possible. While that sounds like a lot of technical work that involves complicated blueprints and diagrams, there are actually many unique and creative ways that a company can contribute to the circular economy. Here are three of these unique circular economy projects.Continue reading “3 Companies with Unique Circular Economy Projects”