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Circular Economy Model Training Manual

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1.0. Introduction

2.0. Drivers for change and a new economic model

2.1. Economic Losses and Structural Waste

2.2. Price Risks

2.3. Supply Risks

2.4. Natural Systems Degradation

2.5. Advances in Technology.

2.6. Acceptance of Alternative Business Models

2.7. Urbanisation

3.0. Rethinking value creation the circular perspective

3.1. Principle 1

3.2. Principle 2

3.3. Principle 3

4.0. Waste Management

4.1. European Commission Circular Economy Action Plan

5.0. Applying Circular Economy Principles in Waste Management

5.1. Principle 1: Avoid Waste

5.2. Principle 2: Improving Resource Recovery

5.3. Principle 3: Increase use of Recycled Material and Build Demand and Markets for Recycled Products

5.4. Principle 4: Better Management of Material Flows to Benefit Human Health, the Environment and the Economy

5.5. Principle 5: Improve Information to Support Innovation, Guide Investment and Enable Informed Consumer Decisions

6.0. Benefits of a Circular Economy in Waste Management

7.0. Barriers to the Implementation of a Circular Economy Model

7.1. Economic Barriers to a Circular Economy Model

7.2. Institutional Barriers to a Circular Economy Model

7.3. A Broad Perspective on the Barriers to a Circular Economy Model

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