There is a quiet revolution going on in materials science, and we're not just talking about small things like clothing, toys, or shoes. Construction materials like concrete using carrot and beets or super plastics made from wood will be more common as researchers understand how to manufacture these materials at [...]
ReGen Village, outside of Amsterdam, doesn't need a grid or food systems. It's a model for a future, fully closed-loop settlement.Read the full article at: www.fastcoexist.com 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.