A rounded approach to resources

In Ireland, efforts are being set in motion for a more rounded approach to utilise raw materials and resources in the least destructive way as we transition towards a more circular economy

18th March, 2018
Mark Esposito, a professor of Business and Economics at Harvard University, will deliver a keynote at the Ibec Business Leaders Conference on March 27

It was the physicist Albert Einstein who said we cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.

That ideology is nowhere more evident than in the notion of a circular economy, where the traditional ‘take, make and dispose’ mentality – take a natural resource, make a product, then dispose of it in a landfill – is shifting towards a more conscientious approach to waste reduction.

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