Implementing circular economy principles, lessons from businesses in Wales

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How have businesses in Wales implemented circular economy principles?

Please click here to read the full report, and here for the case study video playlist.

https://www.walescirculareconomy.com/

Cardiff Metropolitan University launches a ‘how to’ case study report and insightful video clips identifying businesses in Wales that have successfully implemented circular economy principles and content that can help businesses and public services develop their CE knowledge and skills.

The Circular Economy concept requires a new way of thinking, away from the traditional linear economy thinking, where products are bought, used, and thrown away. Put simply, the circular economy is a system in which resources such as materials and equipment are used, reused, and repurposed as effectively as possible, for as long as possible.

The project, funded by the Wales Innovation Network, ran from July to October 2022 and was a joint project between Cardiff Metropolitan University, Aberystwyth University, Bangor University, Swansea University, Cwmpas and Cynnal Cymru.

Partners have researched and written a report that outlines 21 case studies of Welsh businesses that have successfully implemented circular economy principles, including inspirational video clips, such as Bluestone National Park Resort in Pembrokeshire or Celsa Steel UK in Cardiff.

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