Blogs: Circular Economy

Global consumption patterns far exceed the world’s natural limits. We can help you to understand circular economy models and their role in decoupling economic growth from material consumption.

Green Growth versus Degrowth: lessons from our modelling

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Is it really possible to keep on consuming more and more, while still respecting societal and environmental boundaries?
Will the future be one of green growth (the economy grows while resource use falls) or degrowth (economic growth is constrained in order to reduce environment…

Plastics in a circular economy

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Are bioplastics the best solution for sustainable packaging in a circular economy? Is biodegradable or bio-based material ‘greener’ than multiple use plastics?
Conflicts with food production and an increase in the use of fertilisers and pesticides are not the only concern, analy…