A regenerative ‘Circular Economy’ includes more localisation of economic activity

Posted Posted in Economics, Environment, Local economies, Recycling, Sustainability, Transition, Waste

The Circular Economy is advocated to replace and address the social and environmental damage done by the current ‘Linear Economy’ with its ‘take, make, dispose’ model, depleting finite reserves to create products that end up in landfill or in incinerators. It achieves its objectives through long-lasting design, maintenance, repair, reuse, remanufacturing, refurbishing, and recycling – reducing waste to zero. Some […]

Borroclub: sharing made easy

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We’ve covered the Sharing Economy concept before on our blog. People sharing – for financial gain – the goods they have, rather than using up resources to buy their own, makes a lot of economic and environmental sense. So I was happy to discover Borroclub, a good example of a sharing economy initiative, last week whilst looking for a large […]