The Circular Economy

The Circular Economy: Case Studies about the Transition from the Linear Economy explores examples of the circular economy in action. Unlike other books that provide narrow perceptions of wide-ranging and highly interconnected paradigms, such as supply chains, recycling, businesses models and waste management, this book provides a comprehensive overview of the circular economy from various perspectives. Its unique insights into the approaches, methods and tools that enable people to make the transformation to a circular economy show how recent research, trends and attitudes have moved beyond the "call to arms" approach to a level of maturity that requires sound scientific thinking. Compiles evidence through case studies that illustrate how individuals, organizations, communities and countries are transitioning to a circular economy Provides a theoretical and empirical summary of the circular economy that emphasizes what others are actually doing and planning Highlights achievements from industry, agriculture, forestry, energy, water and other sectors that show how circular principles are applicable, eco-friendly, profitable, and thus sustainable

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  • Author : Mika Sillanpää
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 344 pages
  • ISBN : 0128152680
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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The Circular Economy

The Circular Economy
  • Author : Mika Sillanpää,Chaker Ncibi
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 02 August 2019
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The Circular Economy: Case Studies about the Transition from the Linear Economy explores examples of the circular economy in action. Unlike other books that provide narrow perceptions of wide-ranging and highly interconnected paradigms, such as supply chains, recycling, businesses models and waste management, this book provides a comprehensive overview of the circular economy from various perspectives. Its unique insights into the approaches, methods and tools that enable people to make the transformation to a circular economy show how recent research,

The Circular Economy Handbook

The Circular Economy Handbook
  • Author : Peter Lacy,Jessica Long,Wesley Spindler
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 31 December 2019
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Can we align global production and consumption systems with sustainability? Can business growth actually lead to a healthier planet? Can companies innovate through the circular economy to create competitive advantage and genuine impact? Waste to Wealth proved that the emerging circular economy advantage exists – now Lacy, Long and Spindler show you how to realize it at speed and scale in The Circular Economy Handbook. We stand at a crossroads, with rising geopolitical and geo-economic tensions, massive technological change and a

The Circular Economy in Europe

The Circular Economy in Europe
  • Author : Zora Kovacic,Roger Strand,Thomas Völker
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 12 December 2019
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The Circular Economy in Europe presents an overview and a critical discussion on how circularity is conceived, imagined, and enacted in current EU policy-making. In 2013, the idea of a circular economy entered the stage of European policy-making in the efforts to reconcile environmental and economic policy objectives. In 2019 the European Commission declared in a press release that the Circular Economy Action Plan has been delivered. The level of circularity in the European economy, however, has remained the same. Bringing together

An Introduction to Circular Economy

An Introduction to Circular Economy
  • Author : Lerwen Liu,Seeram Ramakrishna
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 25 January 2022
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This book is purposefully styled as an introductory textbook on circular economy (CE) for the benefit of educators and students of universities. It provides comprehensive knowledge exemplified by practices from policy, education, R&D, innovation, design, production, waste management, business and financing around the world. The book covers sectors such as agriculture/food, packaging materials, build environment, textile, energy, and mobility to inspire the growth of circular business transformation. It aims to stimulate action among different stakeholders to drive CE

The Circular Economy and the Global South

The Circular Economy and the Global South
  • Author : Patrick Schröder,Manisha Anantharaman,Kartika Anggraeni,Timothy J. Foxon
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 12 April 2019
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The circular economy is a policy approach and business strategy that aims to improve resource productivity, promote sustainable consumption and production and reduce environmental impacts. This book examines the relevance of the circular economy in the context of developing countries, something which to date is little understood. This volume highlights examples of circular economy practices in developing country contexts in relation to small and medium enterprises (SMEs), informal sector recycling and national policy approaches. It examines a broad range of

Designing for the Circular Economy

Designing for the Circular Economy
  • Author : Martin Charter
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 06 August 2018
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The circular economy describes a world in which reuse through repair, reconditioning and refurbishment is the prevailing social and economic model. The business opportunities are huge but developing product and service offerings and achieving competitive advantage means rethinking your business model from early creativity and design processes, through marketing and communication to pricing and supply. Designing for the Circular Economy highlights and explores ‘state of the art’ research and industrial practice, highlighting CE as a source of: new business opportunities;

Waste to Wealth

Waste to Wealth
  • Author : Peter Lacy,Jakob Rutqvist
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 30 April 2016
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Waste to Wealth proves that 'green' and 'growth' need not be binary alternatives. The book examines five new business models that provide circular growth from deploying sustainable resources to the sharing economy before setting out what business leaders need to do to implement the models successfully.

OECD Urban Studies The Circular Economy in Cities and Regions Synthesis Report

OECD Urban Studies The Circular Economy in Cities and Regions Synthesis Report
  • Author : OECD
  • Publisher : OECD Publishing
  • Release : 28 October 2020
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Cities and regions play a fundamental role in the transition from a linear to a circular economy, as they are responsible for key policies in local public services such as transport, solid waste, water and energy that affect citizens’ well-being, economic growth and environmental quality. This synthesis report builds on the findings from 51 cities and regions contributing to the OECD Survey on the Circular Economy in Cities and Regions and on lessons learnt from the OECD Policy Dialogues on the

Implementing the Circular Economy for Sustainable Development

Implementing the Circular Economy for Sustainable Development
  • Author : Hans Wiesmeth
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 13 November 2020
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Implementing the Circular Economy for Sustainable Development presents the concept of the circular economy with the goal of understanding its present status and how to better implement it, particularly through environmental policies. It first tackles the definition of a circular economy in the context of sustainability and the differences in defining the concept across disciplines, including its fallibilities and practical examples. It then goes on to discuss the implementation of a circular economy, including the increasing variety of technological, mechanical,

The Guide to the Circular Economy

The Guide to the Circular Economy
  • Author : Dustin Benton,Jonny Hazell,Julie Hill
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 08 September 2017
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The term "Circular Economy" is becoming familiar to an increasing number of businesses. It expresses an aspiration to get more value from resources and waste less, especially as resources come under a variety of pressures – price-driven, political and environmental.Delivering the circular economy can bring direct costs savings to businesses, reduce risk and offer reputational advantages, and can therefore be a market differentiator – but working out what counts as "circular" activity for an individual business, as against the entire economy

The Blue Economy

The Blue Economy
  • Author : Gunter A. Pauli
  • Publisher : Paradigm Publications
  • Release : 25 January 2022
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Dr. Gunter Pauli is challenging the green movement he has been so much a part of to do better, to do more. He is the entrepreneur who launched Ecover; those products are probably in many of your homes. He built the largest ecologically-sound factory in the world. His participation in the Club of Rome and the founding of Zero Emissions Research Institute (ZERI) has made an immense contribution to sustainability both in terms of research, public awareness and articulating a

The Circular Economy

The Circular Economy
  • Author : Walter R Stahel
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 03 June 2019
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A Circular Economy seeks to rebuild capital, whether this is financial, manufactured, human, social or natural, and offers opportunities and solutions for all organisations. This book, written by Walter Stahel, who is widely recognised as one of the key people who formulated the concept of the Circular Economy, is the perfect introduction for anyone wanting to quickly get up to speed with this vitally important topic for ensuring sustainable development. It sets out a new framework that refines the concept

Strategic Management and the Circular Economy

Strategic Management and the Circular Economy
  • Author : Marcello Tonelli,Nicolò Cristoni
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 26 October 2018
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In recent years, the Circular Economy (CE) has gained worldwide attention as an effective alternative economic system to the current take-make-waste model of production and consumption. As more and more firms begin to recognize the potential of this novel approach, the CE quickly moves from theory to practice and the demand for a coherent and structured strategic approach – one that companies can rely upon when commencing their circular journey – grows accordingly. Strategic Management and the Circular Economy aims to bridge

Circular Economy and Sustainability

Circular Economy and Sustainability
  • Author : Alexandros Stefanakis,Ioannis Nikolaou
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 14 September 2021
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The concept of circular economy is based on strategies, practices, policies, and technologies to achieve principles related to reusing, recycling, redesigning, repurposing, remanufacturing, refurbishing, and recovering water, waste materials, and nutrients to preserve natural resources. It provides the necessary conditions to encourage economic and social actors to adopt strategies toward sustainability. However, the increasing complexity of sustainability aspects means that traditional engineering and management/economics alone cannot face the new challenges and reach the appropriate solutions. Thus, this book highlights

The Waste-Free World

The Waste-Free World
  • Author : Ron Gonen
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 06 April 2021
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The next revolution in business will provide for a sustainable future, from founder, CEO and circular economy expert Ron Gonen Our take-make-waste economy has cost consumers and taxpayers billions while cheating us out of a habitable planet. But it doesn’t have to be this way. The Waste-Free World makes a persuasive, forward-looking case for a circular economic model, a “closed-loop” system that wastes no natural resources. Entrepreneur, CEO and sustainability expert Ron Gonen argues that circularity is not only