The Explorer - How the circular economy is changing business
It is a popular buzzword, but what does the circular economy entail? And how are businesses using the principles of the circular economy to become more sustainable while increasing their revenues?
Here is a disquieting fact: nearly 92 per cent of the world’s resources – which include the metals, plastics, wood, concrete, chemicals and all other materials in circulation – are used only once, in a single product, before becoming waste. This waste represents an enormous pool of resources that can be exploited with minimal impact on the environment.