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Circular Yokohama has contributed an article to the e-Book “INTERSECTING Vol. 8”

  • Posted by Circular Yokohama Editorial Team
  • On 2022/6/17
Circular Yokohama has contributed an article to the e-Book INTERSECTING Vol. 8, released in May 2022. INTERSECTING was launched by the German International Cooperation Agency (GIZ) and the Global Solutions Initiative as a medium to bring together and disseminate initiatives that approach cross-sectoral and strategic solutions to complex social issues facing the world. GIZ is […]
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【Monthly Update: May, 2022】How We Learn the Circular Economy in a Fun Way

  • Posted by Circular Yokohama Editorial Team
  • On 2022/6/16
The past month was full of opportunities to meet new people! We visited various people and places to widen our circular economy knowledge. What did we find out? Take a look! Could Glass be Reformed into the Sand? It is 2022. Happy UN International Year of Glass! The UN General Council approved 2022 as a […]
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Regenerative Kelp Farming for Blue Carbon in Yokohama

  • Posted by Zenbird
  • On 2022/6/11
Trees have the ability to absorb CO2, but did you know that kelp has similar powers too? Kelp can absorb five times as much CO2 as cedar, plus it can grow up to four meters in just four months! Such hidden powers didn’t get unnoticed by Sachiumi Heroes director Tatsunori Tomimoto. Since 2015, Tomimoto has […]
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New Project Added: Espo GOMI

  • Posted by Circular Yokohama Editorial Team
  • On 2022/5/20
We have added a new circular project “Espo GOMI” in our database. Espo GOMI is a social activity consists of the essence of eSports and community cleanup. People bring different values and build good connections among the community while enjoying achieving SDGs. For more information, check the project page on this website.
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【Monthly Update: April, 2022】Circular Yokohama Keeps Expanding its Creative Action

  • Posted by 室井梨那(Rina Muroi)
  • On 2022/5/9
The golden week, a big national holiday week in Japan, is over. We are briefly having the best season between cold winter and rainy weather now! The new business/school year began with some pleasant news for us. We will continue producing many creations, from blog posts to YouTube videos, and social media posts. Circualr Economy […]
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New Project Added: Yokohama Winery

  • Posted by Circular Yokohama Editorial Team
  • On 2022/4/15
We have added a new circular project “Yokohama Winery” in our database. Yokohama Winery is a brewery produces red, white, and rosé wines in Yokohama. They contribute to the environment by delivering wine to neighboring communities on renewable energy bikes and reusing used wine bottles. For more information, check the project page on this website.
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【Monthly Update: March, 2022】Circular Products Development is Advancing

  • Posted by 室井梨那(Rina Muroi)
  • On 2022/4/13
Yokohama has come into a new chapter in terms of sustainable city development this March. We are now pleased to announce our progress here in Yokohama, Japan. INDEX Yokohama Corporate Hometown Tax Zen Waves Podcast Circular Design Prototyping Yokohama Corporate Hometown Tax The city of Yokohama launched the hometown tax program “Furusato Nozei.” Furusato nozei […]
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New Project Added: Hachi-Iku

  • Posted by Circular Yokohama Editorial Team
  • On 2022/4/7
We have added a new circular project page “Hachi-Iku” in our database. Hachi-Iku is a project by Seibu Landscape Co., Ltd. that allows locals to be deeply involved with greenery through sustainable beekeeping. The park is managed pesticide-free, and multi-floral raw honey is safe for people and the environment. For more information, check the project […]
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New Project Added: Yokohama Bay Sheraton

  • Posted by Circular Yokohama Editorial Team
  • On 2022/3/25
We have added a new circular project page “Yokohama Bay Sheraton” in our database. The Yokohama Bay Sheraton Hotel & Towers (“Yokohama Bay Sheraton”) is one of the famous hotels in Yokohama. They are running several projects to reduce food waste and make their business sustainable. For more information, check the project page on this […]
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Yokohama’s Reaction to the Russian Invasion and What We Can Do for Ukraine

  • Posted by 室井梨那(Rina Muroi)
  • On 2022/3/7
日本語はこちら:ウクライナ情勢に対する横浜の対応と、私たちにできること The news of the Russian invasion of Ukraine on 24th February devastated us. Innumerable fear, anger, confusion, and sadness surrounded the whole world. The Ukrainian largest port town Odessa has been Yokohama’s sister city since 1965. Ukraine warned on 6th March that Russia was preparing to bomb the historic portland Odessa. Our mayor Yamanaka […]
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