Moving towards a more circular economy could deliver benefits such as reducing pressure on the environment, improving the security of the supply of raw materials, increasing competitiveness, stimulating innovation, boosting economic growth, by creating new jobs. The concept of a circular economy is one way we can help eradicate waste by keeping resources and products in use for as long as possible, and Scotland is leading the way, says Zero waste Scotland spokesperson ,  in developing a more circular economy. Credited with having coined the expression “Cradle to Cradle” in the late 1970s, Stahel worked at developing a “closed loop” approach to production processes and created the Product Life Institute in Geneva more than 25 years ago.

This subject came up for Wild Mountains during our development and delivery of "Plastic Free July".