Tag Archive for 'Ellen MacArthur Foundation'

Ellen MacArthur speaks with Jon Snow about the only economy which is sustainable

November 14th, 2011 by Ellen MacArthur Foundation

“If you redesign things differently there’s no reason why you cannot make that product again and again and again,” says Ellen MacArthur. “If you are faced with running out of something, surely the solution is to use less but it doesn’t solve the problem. It buys ourselves more time.” “The idea of a circular economy […]

A directory of some organisations that provide emailed newsletters on sustainability topics

February 8th, 2011 by Richard Lord

Most of the organisations listed are based in the UK with a few from continental Europe and the USA. Click on the name of the organisation to go to their website. This list is work in progress.  Please provide names of other organisations that provide emailed newsletters on sustainability in the ‘Comments’ section so that […]

Ellen MacArthur and Nuffield Foundation launch Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) Resource

January 10th, 2011 by Ellen MacArthur Foundation

Ellen MacArthur launched a skills-based, cross-curricular learning resource challenging pupils aged 11-13 to rethink a sustainable future based on lessons from nature. ‘Futures’, a Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) topic for Key Stage 3, has been developed by the Nuffield Foundation in partnership with the Ellen MacArthur Foundation. The Foundation is working with education […]

Professor James Clark speaks about green chemistry and waste as future feedstock

December 20th, 2010 by Ellen MacArthur Foundation

Professor James Clark of the Department of Chemistry’s Green Chemistry Group at The University of York speaks about Green Chemistry and waste as future feedstock. His presentation is introduced by Dame Ellen MacArthur who has founded the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, which is working for a sustainable future. Professor James Clark’s presentation spans five Youtube videos.  […]

Recycling is not enough – industry needs to close the product lifecycle loop to be sustainable

December 8th, 2010 by Ellen MacArthur Foundation

The Ellen MacArthur Foundation raises awareness of the need to develop a Circular Economy to create a sustainable civilisation that generates no waste. She visits Interface Flor, which makes flooring, to see how the company is developing a closed-loop system.  Following the cradle to cradle philosophy, when the flooring needs replacing, it can re-enter the […]

Ellen MacArthur launches new foundation

September 6th, 2010 by Ellen MacArthur Foundation

The Science Museum in London, a showcase of the most world-changing innovations in modern times, was a fitting venue for Ellen MacArthur to announce the launch of her new Foundation which is calling for people to ‘re-think, re-design and build a sustainable future’. This is the start of a very different journey for the world-renowned […]