Opinions & Expert Views Archive

Apple & Rare Earth Recycling

Apple is leading smartphone giants in green commitments but its transparency & traceability of rare earth supply can be improved. Plus, what lies ahead for rare earth recycling? Hongqiao Liu expands … more

The Status Of Fashion’s Redesign

Fashion, an industry not often associated with climate change & technological innovation has been redesigning itself to change just that. With growing global focus on the environment China Water Risk’s Dawn McGregor takes a look at the status of this redesign … more

Circular Economy: From Theory To Action

As we move outside the ‘safe operating space of our planetary boundaries’, Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s Nick Jeffries explores what is a circular economy & implications for water … more

Fashion’s New Cycle

With 12,000 garments entering landfills every hour, the USD3 trillion fashion industry is ripe for a disruptive overhaul. FINCH Designs’s co-founder Heather Kaye shares how this Chinese brand is doing this through their swimwear made from recycled PET … more

A Decade Of Dedication

As Redress turns 10 years old, its founder Dr Christina Dean reflects on the victories achieved in driving circular thinking in fashion including the EcoChic Design Award and TV show Frontline Fashion. Plus, check out their initiatives going forward … more