Circular Economy for Dummies
Imagine a waste-free future for your business, your family, and yourself
A circular economy is an economic system designed to save money, eliminate waste, and achieve deep sustainability. No-brainer, right? Circular Economy For Dummies explains why the old way of doing things (linear economy) is fast going the way of the dinosaurs, and it gets you ready to think circular. From business processes and material lifecycles to circular design in just about every industry, this book is a fascinating glimpse into our sustainable future.
Whether you're looking to close the resource loop in your business or develop a greener lifestyle for yourself and your family, this book shows you how. Learn how to innovate for circular economy, how to turn trash into treasure, and how to calculate the (potentially large) amount of money this will save you. And--bonus--you'll feel good doing the right thing and being a part of our sustainable future!
- Challenge the assumptions behind the old-school "linear economy" model
- Learn how we can work together to achieve a waste-free future
- Save money by rethinking your resource use or business supply chain
- Reimagine households, neighborhoods, schools, companies, and societies
The future is circular. Buck business-as-usual and learn how to create a circular economy for all!
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About the Author
Kyle J. Ritchie is the Education Sustainable Design Lead at Cannon Design in Chicago and an Adjunct Professor at the Boston Architectural College.
Eric Corey Freed is an award-winning architect, 12-time author, and global speaker. He is a sought-after lecturer who has educated over 250,000 people on sustainability and high-performance building.