This New Neighborhood Will Grow Its Own Food, Power Itself, And Handle Its Own Waste

/This New Neighborhood Will Grow Its Own Food, Power Itself, And Handle Its Own Waste

This New Neighborhood Will Grow Its Own Food, Power Itself, And Handle Its Own Waste

ReGen Village, outside of Amsterdam, doesn’t need a grid or food systems. It’s a model for a future, fully closed-loop settlement.

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The ReGen Village outside of Amsterdam has been designed to be fully self sufficient. Why is this important? Waste is a huge issue entirely created by humans. In nature, every waste output of animal, plant and natural system is an input for another animal, plant or natural system. Humans are just learning how to emulate nature. Want to learn more? Head over to the Ellen MacArthur Foundation or take a look at a presentation Expressworks gave at a Circular Economy Conference in Denver, February, 2017. We present a perspective on how the oil and gas industry could reduce waste outputs and create more a more circular system.

 

If your company needs help learning how to become circular, we can help.

 

By | 2017-03-15T21:58:12+00:00 March 1st, 2017|@enable_change, Sustainability|0 Comments

About the Author:

Flora Moon

Flora Moon is Sustainability Practice Director at Expressworks. For over 15 years she has adeptly guided petrochemical clients like DuPont, Williams, Halliburton and Chevron to navigate systemic and cultural change. In April, 2016 she moderated the SPE panel on Sustainability and Performance in Stavanger, Norway. She serves on the Executive committee of the Society of Petroleum Engineers Sustainability Technical Section and co-leads the SPE Sustainability Technical Section Performance Sub-Committee.

Flora has also created sustainability capability and capacity in communities serving on the Houston (Texas) Resilience Committee and as project manager / special advisor to a number of public and private projects. She is the co-designer of a private sustainability investment strategy for Merrill Lynch.

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