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Interface: Turning an Environmental Problem into a Business Opportunity

Jon Khoo, Miriam Turner, and Justine Esta Ellis

in Putting Purpose Into Practice: The Economics of Mutuality

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780198870708
eISBN:
9780191913334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198870708.003.0025
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

Interface, a billion-dollar corporation and one of the world’s largest manufacturers of carpet tiles, is an example of a circular-economy company. It uses discarded fishing nets to make carpets. ... More


In the Yukaghirs’ Camp

Rane Willerslev

in On the Run in Siberia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676262
eISBN:
9781452947907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676262.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

In this chapter, the author narrates his experience in the Siberian taiga hunting for moose in the company of a Yukaghir family. He describes Spiridon Spiridonov, which was considered the greatest ... More


Functions of Orb Web Designs

William Eberhard

in Spider Webs: Behavior, Function, and Evolution

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226534602
eISBN:
9780226534749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226534749.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Prey capture webs perform many different functions, and several general aspects of webs are designed to accomplish different functions. The focus was on orb webs, due to the current dearth of ... More


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