Australia needs to move to a more responsible model of prosperity, say experts. Circular economy business models, better-designed buildings and innovative recycling strategies can help it decouple economic growth and resource use.
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International agencies must support local processes if we are to achieve ambitious global goals – so benefits reach urban communities on the ground whose needs these goals are set up to meet.
Anna Loveridge –
With the ongoing Rio Olympics 2016, Anna Loveridge reflects on progress made by the sustainable event industry – and asks how more events can be encouraged to implement environmental and social standards.
Demand for cosmetics is expected to grow significantly in the coming years. TerraCycle chief executive officer Tom Szaky highlights how consumers can demand that their favourite brands reduce waste from cosmetic products and packaging.
Despite the many benefits of the circular economy, it's still difficult to convince nations to embrace the revolutionary new model. TOMRA chief executive officer Stefan Ranstrand shares ideas on how to overcome this challenge.