Video Duration 02 minutes 20 seconds
From: earthrise

How It Works: Circular Economy

Could a ‘circular economy’ provide an alternative to the hugely wasteful linear system in place today?

One major problem with today’s economy is that the resources flowing through it only go in one direction – from extraction to production and consumption, and to disposal.

An alternative to this hugely wasteful linear system could be a ‘circular economy’ – the subject of this week’s ‘How it Works’ animation.


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