Posts Tagged: circular economy

philips lighting: bright lives, better world program

It is so nice to see Philips Lighting finally package together a series of internal sustainability programs and initiatives into one comprehensive presentation to the public. Called “Bright Lives, Better World“, the program addresses a range of issues, such as

philips lighting: bright lives, better world program

It is so nice to see Philips Lighting finally package together a series of internal sustainability programs and initiatives into one comprehensive presentation to the public. Called “Bright Lives, Better World“, the program addresses a range of issues, such as

owen zachariasse at light + building

Another superb presentation on green building strategies from Owen Zachariasse. I encourage all of my friends in design, architecture and construction to find an hour and listen to Delta Development’s philosophy and amazing success. You can find my older posts

owen zachariasse at light + building

Another superb presentation on green building strategies from Owen Zachariasse. I encourage all of my friends in design, architecture and construction to find an hour and listen to Delta Development’s philosophy and amazing success. You can find my older posts

waarmakers cardboard LED lamp

I was in the cool Local Goods Market store in De Hallen in Amsterdam this weekend and saw this amazingly simple fixture by local Amsterdam design shop Waarmakers (who I posted about previously here). Talk about circular economy design at its finest!!!  Why are

waarmakers cardboard LED lamp

I was in the cool Local Goods Market store in De Hallen in Amsterdam this weekend and saw this amazingly simple fixture by local Amsterdam design shop Waarmakers (who I posted about previously here). Talk about circular economy design at its finest!!!  Why are

apple recovered $40m in gold

According The Verge, Apple recovered $40m in gold and $6m in copper from its recycling program. How much value is out there from dead light fixtures??? The circular economy can generate incredible value if implemented correctly.

apple recovered $40m in gold

According The Verge, Apple recovered $40m in gold and $6m in copper from its recycling program. How much value is out there from dead light fixtures??? The circular economy can generate incredible value if implemented correctly.

apple’s recycling robot

At the latest Apple media event, the company presented a robotic rig  named “Liam” that they’ve developed for tearing apart iPhones at EOL for recycling. It’s definitely a step in the right direction towards a circular economy (and terrific to see

apple’s recycling robot

At the latest Apple media event, the company presented a robotic rig  named “Liam” that they’ve developed for tearing apart iPhones at EOL for recycling. It’s definitely a step in the right direction towards a circular economy (and terrific to see

beautiful factories

When you are either specifying or engineering a light fixture, I implore you to think about the broader issues of sustainability and the lighting industry’s impact on our tiny planet.  There are many sustainability certification programs out there and frankly, I

beautiful factories

When you are either specifying or engineering a light fixture, I implore you to think about the broader issues of sustainability and the lighting industry’s impact on our tiny planet.  There are many sustainability certification programs out there and frankly, I

coert zachariasse: a vision for the built environment

An awesome presentation from Dutch real estate developer Coert Zachariasse, CEO of Delta Development, from the Circular Economy 100 Annual Summit 2014. Zachariasse’s presentation (and demonstrated business success) is a hugely refreshing breath of fresh air and is an outstanding

coert zachariasse: a vision for the built environment

An awesome presentation from Dutch real estate developer Coert Zachariasse, CEO of Delta Development, from the Circular Economy 100 Annual Summit 2014. Zachariasse’s presentation (and demonstrated business success) is a hugely refreshing breath of fresh air and is an outstanding