Reuse and recycle: it’s the circular economy, stupid!

The goal is to bring all waste back into the production cycle. Where will it lead us?

The circular economy has become one of the latest buzzwords in policy documents promoting a low-carbon, sustainable society. Like all buzzwords, it can mean different things to different people and crucially, nothing at all to many more.

When the EU launched its circular economy package in 2018, some European countries – and multinational companies – had already starting moving away from the linear economy model of “take, make and throw away” or “extract, produce and...
source: Irish Times

2018-11-09 00:23
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