22 Jan Perspectives on the circular economy from practitioners
In tandem to highlighting the Circular Phone report, we’ve sourced a few examples of the opportunities and challenges of implementing the circular economy techniques in practice.
In November the Ellen MacArthur Foundation released a visionary report outlining a new system for the fashion industry based on circular values. It was produced with practitioners and contains detailed tables on how material flows in the industry work.
Meanwhile in China, the government has launched initiatives to promote the development of the circular economy, most notably through naming cities as Pilot “eco-cities” for experimenting with various forms of industrial integration and circularity. Read an academic analysis here and an example here.