Blog archive: June 2016

Circular economy – where does that leave LCA?

June 22, 2016 by Stefano Merciai

At the end of 2015, the European Commission adopted a Circular Economy Package (European Commission 2015). The intention is to move away from current linear business models (make-use-discard) to a future of circular business models (reduce, reuse, remake, recycle). "Closing the loop" is the objective for the next decades. The concept of a Circular Economy (CE) is that of maintaining the value of products as much as possible within the economic sphere. Therefore, a lot of attention is on the…

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