Joe Iles

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Why Recycling Will Be a Last Resort in a Truly Circular Economy
Why Recycling Will Be a Last Resort in a Truly Circular Economy

Waste Not / The circular economy represents a fundamental shift in the way resources, energy and information flow through our economy. A key characteristic of this framework is that products and components remain at their highest levels of integrity and performance. So is recycling part of the picture? - 6 years ago

Changing Consumers to Users Key To Success of Circular Economy
Changing Consumers to Users Key To Success of Circular Economy

Product, Service & Design Innovation / In January, the Ellen MacArthur Foundation released a new animation, focusing on the role of new business models in the transition to a regenerative circular economy."The Circular Economy: From Consumer to User" (below) is a follow-up to 2011’s "Re-Thinking Progress: The Circular Economy," a short film that offered an introduction to the circular concept and stimulated discussion around what our future economy may look like. The new video looks in more detail at one aspect of this — what if we didn’t buy the goods we use but instead favoured access and performance over ownership? - 9 years ago

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