The Circular Economy and Benefits for Society - A Study pertaining to Finland, France, the Netherlands, Spain and Sweden

A Study pertaining to Finland, France, the Netherlands, Spain and Sweden

Type
Author
Anders Wijkman
Kristian Skånberg
Publication Date
November, 2015
Country
Finland
France
Netherlands
Spain
Sweden
Language for original content
Resource Efficiency
Club of Rome

The central theme of this report is how to greatly enhance resource efficiency. The proposition is that a circular economy, where products are designed for ease of recycling, reuse, disassembly and remanufacturing should replace the traditional, linear ’take, make & dispose’ model that has dominated the economy so far. This, no doubt, is a major prerequisite to stay within the Planetary Boundaries.