USING LESS OF THE EARTH’S RESOURCES MORE EFFICIENTLY AND PRODUCTIVELY IN A CIRCULAR ECONOMY AND MAKING THE TRANSITION FROM CARBON-BASED FUELS TO RENEWABLE ENERGIES ARE DEFINING FEATURES OF THE EMERGING ECONOMIC PARADIGM. IN THE NEW ERA, WE EACH BECOME A NODE IN THE NERVOUS SYSTEM OF THE BIOSPHERE.

Jeremy Rifkin
American social thinker and economist

  

CIRCULAR ECONOMY SELLING FUNCTIONAL SERVICES AND PERFORMANCE RATHER THAN GOODS.

Profesor Walter L.Stahel
Product Life Institute in Geneva, Switzerland

 

MARKET ECONOMY IS THE BEST FRIEND OF CIRCULAR ECONOMY

Jurki Katainen
European Commission Vice President for Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness

 

IT IS A PROFOUND CHALLENGE, AT THE END OF THE ERA OF CHEAP OIL AND MATERIALS TO RETHINK AND REDESIGN HOW WE PRODUCE AND CONSUME; TO RESHAPE HOW WE LIVE AND WORK, OR EVEN TO IMAGINE THE JO THAT WILL BE NEEDED FOR TRANSITION.

EllenMacArthur Foundation

 

 

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Survey questionnaire „Circular economy for eco-innovation and sustainable development of regions”

Within CE4reg project  in April-June 2017 was conducted a survey among the adult inhabitants of the Małopolska Region. The purpose of the analysis was to identify attitudes and behaviour regarding circular economy and sustainable development in the region. The authors hypothesise were that different groups of respondents, depending on their gender, age, education, place of …

Summer training course on circular economy: policies and practices in Venice

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Cooperation of CE4Reg research team with Małopolska Marshal Office

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