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In a circular economy, products should be used for as long as possible – and reused to the greatest extent possible when they reach the end of their service life.
Energy efficiency can reduce the environmental footprint of a growing population
Buildings have a huge untapped potential to become a central part of the solution to our urgent sustainability challenges.
In land-scarce urban areas, more and more people are working and making their homes in high-rise buildings. These structures can be brilliant solutions to the challenge of safely housing a growing population.
The solution to saving energy is here, today. Insulation is an easy, cost-effective way to make buildings sustainable.
Hydroponic greenhouse cultivation delivers higher yields from lower inputs.
Fresh water is our most precious resource. But extreme weather and fast-growing cities mean that unless we take measures to manage it more actively, it could also become scarcer.
The report, “Upscaling urban regeneration: European frontrunner cases are leading the way”, highlights key learnings from successful urban regeneration projects across Europe.
When water scarcity is a growing problem, horticulture may have the answer. By using stone wool growing media together with advanced irrigation technology, growers in the Netherlands are halving the volume of water needed.