Can a circular economy make trash obsolete?

NOWTHIS | Aug 07, 2017


The World Bank estimates that by 2025, human will produce around 5 trillion tons of garbage each year — roughly 1/36 of the entire biomass of the planet. That’s not a sustainable model.

People produce trillions of pounds of garbage, but recycling this waste can be lucrative. Can a circular economy turn trash into treasure?


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