The traditional economy has long been a linear system of take, make, dispose. The circular economy supports production cycles that minimize waste using metrics to reduce materials and increase recycling, reuse and repair once objects are produced. The concept is inspired by the biosphere itself – a regenerative system that minimizes resource input and energy leakage by slowing, closing and shrinking material and energy loops. Circular economy initiatives may be applied to transportation ...
New story alerts
Back us on Patreon
LR is built on community support. Just £1 a month helps us keep writing.Back us on Patreon
Join us for a pint! Our meetups are on the 2nd Thursday of every month.
Recent Active Articles
- Graham H on Monday’s Friday Reads – 23 September 2019 (15:12, 23 September 2019)
- Silenos on Senior mobility crisis of declining options (13:24, 23 September 2019)
- Jim R on Govia go via Greenwich: GTR and the Thameslink Timetable (08:25, 23 September 2019)
- Stationless (no more) on The Man Who Painted London Red (02:34, 23 September 2019)
- Bob on Friday Reads – 20 September 2019 (15:14, 21 September 2019)