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Waste is a resource which is not being used correctly

Waste is a resource which is not being used correctly
January 06th, 2021

Waste is a resource which is not being used correctly. Often greater value can be achieved through improved management of production costs and resource used as opposed to increased sales. The circular economy eliminates the concept of waste and recognises that everything has a value.  This includes looking at waste as the underutilisation of resources. Circular supply chain:  Introduces fully...

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Circular Economy can contribute to reducing emissions

September 21st, 2020

The European Environment Agency (EEA) has presented a new methodological approach which can help identify and prioritise circular efforts that can contribute to reducing emissions in any sector.  For example –  reducing the use of concrete, cement and steel in the building sector can cut materials-related greenhouse gas emissions by 61% over a building’s life...

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Lean is Green

January 20th, 2020

It can be said that lean is green.  A lean organisation understands customer value and focuses its key processes to continuously increase it. The core idea is to maximise customer value while minimising waste.   Lean means creating more value for customers with fewer resources. The ultimate goal is to provide perfect value to the customer...

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Circular Economy: 30 Second Overview

June 09th, 2017

The circular economy, industrial symbiosis, resource exchange and sustainable supply chain management all are slightly different takes on the same theme. As a core value, the circular economy aims to keep products, components and materials at their highest utility and value at all times, distinguishing between technical and biological cycles. As with all things, jargon,...

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