Histories and Futures of Circular Economy

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Abstract

The chapter aims to, firstly, historicise the idea of the Circular Economy by looking at practices of reuse and recycling in medieval and later periods and, secondly, to explore how the Circular Economy functions in an imagined future in contemporary practice.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationHandbook of Sustainable Consumption and Production
EditorsRanjula Bali Swain , Susanne Sweet
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan Ltd
Chapter3
Volume2
Publication statusPublished - 2021

Keywords

  • medieval
  • future
  • historical perspective
  • reuse
  • recycling

Research Beacons, Institutes and Platforms

  • Sustainable Consumption Institute

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