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What is circular economy ? Our current economy is characterized by 'take-make-waste': we use raw materials at a high rate to make a product and then throw it away. This system is finite, since we are wasting raw materials on a large scale.

What is circular economy ? Our current economy is characterized by 'take-make-waste': we use raw materials at a high rate to make a product and then throw it away. This system is finite, since we are wasting raw materials on a large scale.
In a ' circular economy' products and materials are reused and raw materials retain their value. This is not at the expense of economic growth. The energy used for production and logistics, such as solar and wind energy, is generated sustainably.

Join now The municipality wants to facilitate a circular economy as good as possible. Therefore we want to know what ideas and initiatives, large or small, you (residents and businesses in the city and region) have. We also want to know what opportunities and obstacles exist.
What do you think? Let us know through the contact form. Based on the responses, the municipality determines what is needed from the government to support the transition towards a circular economy. Comments coming in before May 10, 2016 , will be taken along with the government's response to the investigation 'Amsterdam Circular. A vision and roadmap for the city and the region. Read more.

Source: DuurzaamAmsterdam
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