Industrial symbiosis is a system in which corporations exchange their waste, by-products, or emissions among each other, in order for the waste that has been generated by one company to be used as a raw material by another company.Continue reading “Industrial symbiosis in the circular economy”
All too frequently the terms ‘recycling’ and ‘circular economy’ are understood as interchangeable concepts. We often think of moving towards a circular economy as simply getting better at recycling – and while this notion isn’t entirely off the mark, it is important to understand that the circular economy involves so much more.Continue reading “The Circular Economy: More than Just ‘Recycling Better’”
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.