The movement towards a circular economy is gaining traction among industries and governments, and many have started taking steps towards change. Nonetheless, the majority of businesses are still ginger to implement sustainable business practices because they are, after all, yet another expense of time and money.
But what if it wasn’t? What if, as a direct result of enacting circularity, businesses receive real tangible benefits? And no, I’m not talking about CSR publicity. I’m talking about getting more value out of your money, raw materials, and products. Gaining benefit from going circular.
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A circular economy is a system that minimizes its input of resources and output of emissions and waste. The linear economy – our current economy – treats the earth as if it has infinite resources and infinite capacity to store our waste. The circular economy, on the other hand, recognizes that these are finite, and seeks to reduce both the resources taken and the waste disposed by changing the way we consume. Continue reading “What is a circular economy and why do we need it?”
We are MaterialTrader, the Circular Industry Network. We consist of an online trading platform for circular materials and related services. Next to our Marketplace, we offer a fast growing Business Directory and Community dedicated to a discussion of all things circular. Continue reading “Welcome to MaterialTrader!”