Measuring Scotland's progress towards a circular economy

Measuring Scotland’s progress towards a circular economy to help combat the climate emergency

Type
Author
Zero Waste Scotland
Publication Date
June, 2020
Country
United Kingdom
Language for original content
Scope
Jack Barrie

Zero Waste Scotland has commissioned a study on Measuring Scotland's progress towards a circular economy, in order to assess the value of existing metrics and identify the most effective ways to drive and track progress on reducing our carbon emissions.

The study has concluded that no single metric could be used to monitor Scotland’s progress on adopting a circular economy. However, a range of metrics could be developed and used collectively.

Two datasets in particular (a Scottish material flows accounts and Scotland’s carbon footprint) will be key to this as the country progresses towards a circular economy