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Circular economy

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Discussion paper

Sector state of play: resource recovery and waste

This paper seeks to document the state of play in the resource recovery and waste sector in New Zealand with a focus on the infrastructure used to manage New Zealand’s waste. This includes landfills, material recovery facilities and processing facilities.
Report

Circularity gap report 2021

This report quantifies the huge synergistic and transformational power the circular economy holds for the climate mitigation agenda. In getting smarter about our global resource use and consumption, we can close the globe’s widening circularity and emissions gaps.
Report

Design for a circular economy: reducing the impacts of the products we use

In this report, the legislation that has helped to drive greater energy efficiency is evaluated as well as recommendations to improve it. This includes ways to cut more energy and address resource efficiency to stop the UK getting through electronics at such an unsustainable rate...
Report

From rubbish to resources: building a circular economy

Australians generate 2.7 tonnes of waste - per person, per year. Approximately, 40% of this waste ends up in landfill. This report addresses this dilemma in some way, recommending that the rubbish we create must be effectively, efficiently and sustainably dealt with.
Report

Towards a waste free future

This report examines how technology can transform the waste and resource-recovery sector in Australia, and support the transition towards a thriving circular economy.
Journal article

Building design and construction strategies for a circular economy

Through a systematic literature review, this study assesses which design and construction strategies are being linked to the concept of CE for new buildings, and their level of application and readiness in a building context.
Report

Vision towards a responsible future of consumption: collaborative action framework for consumer industries

In this paper, the World Economic Forum and its partners in the Consumer Industries community and the Future of Consumption Platform have come together to share their vision, mission and goals framework for collective action towards a better and more resilient future.
Book

Regeneration of the built environment from a circular economy perspective

This open access book explores the strategic importance and advantages of adopting multidisciplinary and multiscalar approaches of inquiry and intervention with respect to the built environment, based on principles of sustainability and circular economy strategies. The book offers a rich selection of conceptual, empirical, methodological...
Journal article

How close is the built environment to achieving circularity?

This paper will extrapolate the EMF's ReSOLVE frameworks through the context of three examples in vastly different formats.
Report

Putting waste to work: developing a role for energy from waste

Australian governments have a major opportunity to avoid a looming waste crisis and embrace energy recovery as a way of managing our waste and creating baseload power in the process. This report outlines a series of key recommendations required to support the roll out of...