The circular economy concept can ensure sustainable development in the economy, society and environment.
At the International Solid Waste Association’s World Congress in Bilbao, Spain, the organisation’s president, Antonis Mavropoulos, explored how technology can help deliver a wasteless future.
Tracking technologies could provide information throughout a product’s journey, from the start all the way through to its use at the consumer level, and ultimately to its disposal or reuse in the future.
Policy makers and stakeholders across Africa are meeting to chart green economy opportunities in the agriculture sector under the lead of the Switch Africa Green programme. The forum – under the theme Advancing Green Business and Circular Economy in Africa – is organized by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and Uganda’s Ministry of Water and Environment.
A circular economy rebuilds capital in all its forms and enhances flows of goods and services to achieve a “value circle” that serves all stakeholders.
“We know that we cannot continue to use resources as if they were unlimited. We must think about the recycling of materials, the decreasing of our resources use, and we must concretely support the valorisation of materials,” said Willy Borsus, Vice-President of the Belgian Walloon Region.
A significant number of consumers are influenced by sustainability concerns when deciding what to buy. And they’re embracing the concept of a circular economy—as long as it’s convenient.
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In a circular economy, a product’s parts and packaging are reused again and again instead of adding all new resources into the mix for future products.
Take, make, use, dispose. For decades, this has been the standard approach to production and consumption. Companies take raw materials and transform them into products, which are purchased by consumers, who ultimately toss them out, creating waste. But as warnings about climate change and environmental degradation grow ever louder, people are starting to challenge the sustainability of this model. Many business leaders and governments — including China, Japan and the U.K. — argue that we should
This stunning home is located in the magnificent Collserola mountain range, overlooking Barcelona. The home was designed by Aleventosa Morell Architects as a compact and sustainable residence. The lush green roof not only adds a stunning aesthetic to the building but does double duty as a thermal mass, helping to keep the home cooler in Summer and warmer in Winter. The interior palette is neutral with blonde timber features and the use of a white and grey colours to compliment the natural light and magnificent backdrop of the mountain ranges. Simply sustainable. Simply stunning.
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