The buzz: “We will design products differently if we knew that those products were going to come back to us…and we could extract value from them” (T. Domenech). 150 years of industrial evolution have been dominated by a one-way Linear Economy model of production and consumption. Goods are manufactured from raw materials, sold, used, discarded or incinerated.
How to get past this unsustainable practice? Welcome to the circular economy model, which maintains products, extends their service life, and repurposes one product’s waste to maintain another – reuse, repair, remanufacture. The experts speak. Dan Wellers: Questions you cannot answer are usually far better for you than answers you cannot question” (Y.N. Harari).
Christopher Koch: “There are no gray areas when it comes to survival. Either we go on as a civilization or we don't" (Greta Thunberg). Will Ritzrau: “Action expresses priorities” (Gandhi). Join us for Circular Economy: Radical and Unproven or Saving the Planet? Part 3.