Sharing economy

Sports Libraries

Sports and equipment lending programs are popping up all around the world. Supported by a range of stakeholders including municipally run programs, library divisions, community non-profit organisations and more.   Enabling families and their children affordable access to the equipment they need, when they need it Reducing the need for maintenance and storage Increasing physical …

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Radical Reuse @ The Dif

The 5th annual Disruptive Innovation Festival curated by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation  is the place where new conversations are sparked together with a global audience on accelerating the transition to the Circular Economy. We are proud to announce that Cynthia Reynolds Founder of SmartUse.Global will be co-hosting a session on “Radical Reuse: Impacts, Technology and Opportunities” alongside Gene Homicki of myTurn.com and Babette Porcelijn, author …

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Focus: Construction Industry

As stated by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, ‘ Economic analysis (and good common sense) suggests that the most profitable value creation mechanism in a circular economy lies in smaller loops, such as maintenance and reuse.’   While many are focusing on recirculating waste materials from construction and demolition, an often overlooked arena for circularity lies in the …

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