ARE WE READY FOR CIRCULAR ECONOMY? TOWARDS ZERO WASTE IN CONSTRUCTION

Abstract Over the past decade, the concept of circular economy (CE) has emerged encouraging a rethinking of the way products are designed so that they can be “made to be made again”, turning the conveyor belt of consumerism into a circle (a closed-loop supply chain) and hence eliminate waste. The construction sector, especially, is known…

CIRCULAR ECONOMY PROVES FINANCIALLY VIABLE FOR RETAILERS

Dive Brief: A recent report from Accenture Strategy and Fashion For Good found that circular business models can be financially viable for retailers, but especially for those in the higher priced segments. For the luxury market, operating margins for rental, subscription rental and recommerce are 61%, 30% and 39%, respectively. For the premium segment, all models…