Inside the Circle

Economist Impact

Every year, large amounts of resources—from plastics and food to clothing and building materials—are produced then thrown away. As global populations grow and become richer, there will be an increased pressure on these already strained resources that underpin our society’s needs. What will a system that eliminates waste, circulates resources, and innovates within the confines of our planet look like? What kinds of technologies, policies, collaborations and human ingenuity will be needed to get us there?