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Introduction to the circular economy

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Transcript of Introduction to the circular economy

A
circular economy
denotes an industrial economy that is restorative by design, and which mirrors nature in actively enhancing and optimizing the systems through which it operates. Capital assets (for example clean rivers or diverse ecosystems) are maintained and rebuilt, and the waste of one process is eliminated as it becomes the ‘food’ for another. Matter may be seen to cycle in distinct ‘flows’ – the biological, in which materials are designed to enter the biosphere safely, and the technical, in which materials are designed to circulate at high quality without entering the biosphere. The purer these flows are and the higher the quality at which they cycle, the more value is retained by the economy.
Ellen MacArthur Foundation
Principles
Design out waste
Build resilience through diversity
Use energy from renewable sources
Think in ‘systems’
Sell performance over product
Cross-sector / cross-chain
collaboration
Ellen MacArthur Foundation





Accelerate the transition towards a circular economy
Inclusive
A system fix
All thought leadership
Depletive
Restorative
Convergence
Divergence
Decreased
Opportunity
Increased
Opportunity
Diversity
Resilience
Linear Economy
Sustainable Economy
Contributing Thinking -
Regenerative Design
- John Lyle

Performance Economy
- Walter Stahel

Cradle to Cradle
- W. McDonough & M. Braungart

Industrial Ecology
- Thomas E. Graedel

Blue Economy
- Gunter Pauli

Biomimicry
- Janine Benyus

Permaculture
- B. Mollison & D. Holmgren

Collaborative Consumption
- Rachel Botsman
The whole is greater than the sum of its parts
WOHA, Singapore
.com
Business focused R&D
Resource efficiency at the system scale
Rebalancing soil health, hydro cycle and carbon cycle
Increased local employment
Accelerated innovation
Increased product and design quality
A stronger relationship between business and user
Shared value creation by reappropriating resources
System Outcomes
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