Circular Economy

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'Recycling and giving back' sign on a wall. Transitioning to a circular economy with the 'repair, recycle and redesign' model is widely considered to be the way forward.

Repair, recycle and redesign: Transitioning to a circular economy is widely considered to be the way forward. Image: Unsplash/Jack Church

Stefan Ellerbeck
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