White paper Circular procurement: the ins and outs
The circular economy represents a completley different way of thinking and working, which ensures that products, services and raw materials are given a new lease of life after use.
More and more companies and organisations are recognising that the old, linear economic model of ‘mine raw materials - make - use - discard’ is no longer sustainable. Rapidly scrapping products and destroying raw materials and parts is harmful to the environment and our society. Among other ills, this model leads to price increases, continuity problems and a waste ‘mountain’.