Rarely have the flaws of our global economy come together so prominently as under our collective experience of COVID-19. Inter-dependent global supply chains, material extraction occurring at a faster rate than regeneration and an economic model focused on delivering profits and infinite growth at the expense of stability and resilience have been the hallmark of the “take-make-waste” tradition. The pandemic only served to pull the curtains on these flaws.
(credit: Circle Economy)
Now, the Recycling Council of Alberta will bring together leading experts from across the globe to share their vision for building resiliency for a future circular economy.
- International Institute for Sustainable Development – Principles for a green recovery
- City of Halifax – Advancing environmental policy in a pandemic
- Upstream – Replacing single-use with sustainable systems
- Circle Economy – Impact report on resiliency and circularity