Pharmaceutical Waste Mana­ge­ment Market

According to a report published by Fior Markets, the global pharmaceutical waste management market is expected to grow from 1.19 billion US-Dollar in 2017 to 1.98 billion US-Dollar by 2025 at a CAGR (compound annual growth rate) of 6.11 percent during the forecast period 2018-2025. Pharmaceutical waste management is a serious issue worldwide, the US-based […]

Paper Filter from Algae for Water Treatment

The problem of access to safe drinking water in most parts of Bangladesh is a persistent challenge. However, scientists from Uppsala University, Sweden, and Dhaka University, Bangladesh, have found a solution. The team of scientists has shown that a locally growing and previously unexploited green macroalgae species – Pithophora algae (or “Shewla”) – could be […]

Recycled Glass: Outlook for Good Business Conditions

If one believes the market researchers’ forecasts, the global market for recycled glass will grow in the next years. According to a report, published by Allied Market Research (, the global recycled glass market was valued at 3.5 billion US-Dollar in 2017 and is projected to reach nearly 5.545 billion US-Dollar by 2025, growing at […]

Closed Loop Fund

Offered by the investment firm Closed Loop Partners, the Closed Loop Fund was established in 2014 to create economic value for cities by increasing recycling rates in communities across America and building circular supply chains. “Through project finance, the fund provides cities and companies with access to the necessary capital,” the homepage informs. “Closed Loop […]

European Union: Financing the Green Transition

In December last year, the European Commission proposed a Green Deal. The European Union is committed to becoming the first climate-neutral bloc in the world by 2050. This requires significant investment from both the EU and the national public sector as well as the private sector to finance the Green Deal. According to the European […]

Australian Recycling Investment Fund

In December last year, the Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) has welcomed the creation of the 100 million Australian Dollar fund. It “will encourage increased investment in clean energy technologies which support waste recycling, leading to lower landfill related emissions,” the press release said. Its creation “is reflected in the Australian Government Clean Energy Finance […]

European Circular Bioeconomy Fund

In December last year, the European Commission and the European Investment Bank (EIB) have announced the completion of the public procurement process for the selection of an investment advisor to set up and manage the European Circular Bioeconomy Fund (ECBF). The selected investment advisor is ECBF Management GmbH, and Hauck & Aufhäuser Fund Services S.A. […]

Driving Finance in Emerging Markets

At Bloomberg’s Global Business Forum in September last year, a new partnership was announced between the Climate Finance Leadership Initiative (CFLI) and the Association of European Development Finance Institutions (EDFI). The goal is to advance the public-private collaboration vital to closing the climate finance gap in emerging markets. “EDFI and the CFLI will engage their […]

Lloyds Banking Group Intends to Support Green Economy in the UK

In January this year, Lloyds Banking Group has announced its new ambition to accelerate working with customers, government and the market to help reduce the carbon emissions in the UK that are financed by more than 50 percent by 2030. According to the British financial services group, this is the estimated equivalent of removing the […]

Capital to Reduce Plastic Pollution

In April last year, the American multinational investment bank Morgan Stanley informed, that a new report from the Morgan Stanley Institute for Sustainable Investing would highlight the groundswell of interest in the nascent field of integrating the changing plastics economy into investment decisions. “Both institutional and individual investors are beginning to recognize that they can […]