The Ellen MacArthur Foundation Disruptive Innovation Festival
The Ellen MacArthur Foundation will stage the first Disruptive Innovation Festival (DIF) in 2014, bringing together thought-leaders, entrepreneurs, businesses, makers, learners and doers to catalyse system-level change for a future economy. Over four weeks using a mix of online and face to face events participants have an abundance of opportunities to explore the economy through a different lens. – See more at: http://thinkdif.co/#sthash.aRLVdSbU.dpu
The circular economy is a generic term for an economy that is regenerative by design. Materials flows are of two types, biological materials, designed to reenter the biosphere, and technical materials, designed to circulate with minimal loss of quality, in turn entraining the shift towards an economy ultimately powered by renewable energy.