• Fashionably Closing The Loop On Waste.
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    Of the thousands of tonnes of textiles that people throw away every year, as much as 95% could be re-worn or recycled. Since 2013, H&M customers worldwide have been able to bring unwanted clothes from any brand into its stores as part of its Garment Collecting Initiative and be rewarded with a voucher. A fantastic example of customer engagement, so far over 18,000 tonnes have been collected globally from which 20% recycled cotton has been extracted and reused in a cool new…

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  • If Food Waste Was A Country…
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    “The goods an OECD (Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development) citizen buys for consumption annually—800 kg of food and beverages, 120 kg of packaging, and 20 kg of new clothing and shoes—are, for the most part, not returned for any further economic use. In the current ‘take-make-dispose’ system, around 80 per cent of these materials will end up in incinerators, landfill or wastewater” (Circular Economy). Let’s focus on food for…

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  • The Circular Economy Offers A More Systemic And Sustainable View Of Business.
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    The Circular Economy is a future imperative to combat increasing rates of consumption and severely constrained global resources. In a world soon to be of 9 billion consumers actively buying manufactured goods, it is abundantly evident that economies and business who act in a mode of extraction only are not sustainable and will ultimately fail. When you consider that the FMCG (Fast-Moving Consumer Goods) sector accounts for more than 90% of our agricultural output, and…

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