Paving the way for a circular economy: insights on status and potentials

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Series Details Number 11/2019
Publication Date 01/10/2019
ISBN 978-92-9480-096
ISSN 1977-8449
EC TH-AL-19-014-EN-N
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Fostering circular material use requires a broad system perspective and extensive stakeholder involvement. The entire product lifecycle — including the design, production, consumption and waste phases — needs to be addressed in a coherent way. The enablers of and barriers to circular business models need to be well understood and addressed before innovation and competitiveness can be enhanced.

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