Ireland to clamp down harder on plastic cutlery – The Irish Times

Custom officers must check for many things: drugs, tobacco, animals and illegal firearms. From next year they will also be on the lookout for other items packed away in shipping containers – namely plastic knives and forks. For these seemingly benign items are among pollutants causing huge concern across Europe.Continue Reading

Working smarter, not harder: the post-pandemic business model for products and platforms

Across industries like transportation, aerospace, energy, life sciences, and manufacturing—changes are happening in the moment and in ways that will unfold over the coming years. During the pandemic, it was evident that companies manufacturing physical products were at a severe business growth disadvantage because they lacked the revenue support fromContinue Reading