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This Dutch company is showing us how a circular economy is possible

The concept of recycling is gaining ground in the Netherlands. Image: REUTERS/Michael Kooren

Johnny Wood

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A lone jogger passes a windmill during an early morning jog through the Dutch town of Kinderdijk December 20. The unique Dutch windmills, which recently have been put on the United Nations list of world heritage sites, were used in the past to prevent the low-lands from flooding and have now become a popular tourist attraction. - PBEAHUMRVCI
Traditional windmills are carbon neutral Image: Reuters/Jasper Juinen
More than half of survey respondents would consume sustainable products Image: Statista

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