It is presented as an alternative to the current model of production and consumption, and it is growing. These are some of the conclusions that can be drawn from the first report on Circular Economy made in Spain by the Cotec Foundation for innovation.
And this model presents the potential to solve environmental challenges, while opening up business opportunities and economic growth.
The publication gathers and analyzes the available indicators of this economic model, based on the maximum use of resources, and proposes the creation of a roadmap to know where to start and how far.
The report also analyzes the current situation of the Circular Economy in Spain and its main actors, reviews the policies developed in this regard and includes successful examples of Circular Economy developed by companies and entities in Spanish territory.
Conducted by the UNESCO Chair of Sustainability of the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC), in collaboration with the International Recycling Association (RECNET) and the Association for Sustainability and the Progress of Societies (ASYPS).