Future of the Environment

5 reasons to shift from a ‘throw-it-away’ consumption model to a ‘circular economy’

More than 9 million deaths occur each year due to air, water and soil pollution. Image: Unsplash/Arnaud Mesureur

David McGinty

Global Director, Platform for Accelerating the Circular Economy

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