Circular Economy, Industrial Ecology And Short Supply Chain: Towards Sustainable Territories

Circular Economy, Industrial Ecology And Short Supply Chain: Towards Sustainable Territories
Tags: Delphine Gallaud, Blandine Laperche

In contrast to the linear "take-make-dispose" model of resource consumption, a new industrial model is proposed in the form of a circular economy. This model aims to optimize the use of resources and to reduce or eliminate waste, and is based on re-use, repair, ecodesign, industrial ecology, sustainable supply and responsible consumption.