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Circular economy is an economic system aimed at eliminating waste and the continual use of resources. When thinking about transforming society into a circular economy, ideas of a just transition are also important. This is needed to reduce inequalities within and between countries, to ensure that noone is left behind.

Video credits: Heinrich-Boll Stiftung Washington, DC, published on Feb 14, 2017

Video credits: TED, published on Jun 5, 2018

Now answer the following questions in the comments:

1. Do you think it is possible for countries to transform their economies circular?

2. How can we, as individuals, make this more possible?

3. How can we make this transition fair to workers?

The Story of Stuff Project - www.storyofstuff.org

Truth about Recycling - https://www.5gyres.org/truth-about-recycling