Circular Economy: Don’t Let Waste Go to Waste

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Circular Economy: Don’t Let Waste Go to Waste

Publication Number

APEC#220-SE-01.2

Published Date

January 2020

Type of Publication

Reports

Publications Under

APEC Secretariat, APEC Policy Support Unit

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Pages

8

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Description

This policy brief considers the transformation to a circular economy as a response to the growing waste crisis. It discusses the waste problem in APEC and presents the benefits of circular practices in ensuring almost zero waste generation. Policies to enable the smooth adoption of circular economy principles are discussed, and APEC’s role in the area is highlighted.