The Right Shape for Sustainability

How a Circular Economy Aligns Business Value with Environmental Preservation For as long as people have been making things, the predominant model has been one of “take-make-waste.” Creators take resources from the environment, make goods with them, and once an object reaches end of life, its material is disposed of as waste. Whether that waste ends up in the landfill, incinerator or the environment, this linear economic model leads straight to an economic dead end — and eventually, a depleted planet. By contrast, the circular economy is an economic and social system in which there is … READ MORE