An Introduction

By focusing on efficient use of resources we can keep them circulating in the economy and reduce demand for virgin materials.

There are two fundamental approaches to resource efficiency in business. The first is simply to minimise waste by well-managed procurement and careful redeployment of surplus resources. The second is to embrace the principles of the Circular Economy, which re-examines the market needs being met by the business and determines how to meet them with the minimum consumption of resources, including disrupting the underlying business model. These options are more are considered here.

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The Circular Economy: Ellen Macarthur Foundation

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