Kirsten Barnes – Expert Analyst: Circular Economy
Part 1 – How do we transition to a Circular Economy for Plastics?
Part 2 – How do we transition to a Circular Economy for Plastics?
Panel discussion – Is SA Transitioning To A Circular Economy
The principles of a circular economy
Circular economy principles can be adopted across different industry sectors by design, bringing benefits to people, business and nature. Insights relevant to different sectors of the economy can be found here on the Ellen McArthur website.
This collection of examples and case studies illustrates how some companies are embedding the principles of the circular economy in their design process. They show that by taking a systems-thinking approach, products and materials are able to circulate for longer and avoid becoming waste, while also regenerating nature.
Tool & Resources
These tools and resources can be used to help designers adopt the principles of the circular economy and put theory into practice.