How a Circular Economy Enhances Societal Resilience

How a Circular Economy Enhances Societal Resilience

How a Circular Economy Enhances Societal Resilience

11/28/19

“How can a circular economy enhance climate change resilience?”

 

The circular economy is touted as a strong pathway to curb emissions and material waste. But since it also reduces the amount of materials that a society needs to consume, it also ends up increasing societal resilience as there are less choke points that can harm it. For example, a community with a localized supply-chain for critical items such as food can keep themselves stable in case of a natural disaster and an economy that can recycle some of the rare-earth minerals it uses will not need to rely as much on suppliers which may act against their interest given conflict. This is How a Circular Economy Enhances Societal Resilience.

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