Re-inventing the circle The Circular economy debate grows daily and it appears that everyone has their own take on what is important and where the future lies. SPN takes a broad look at what is trending and how we can all benefit from the vast range of research and analysis that is contributing to achieving a truly circular global economy. Philip Yorke reports.
Among the companies working diligently to transform today’s plastic recycling systems is Greenback Recycling Technologies, where today the buzzword is ‘System Thinking’. This refers to a situation when a holistic approach is implemented to deal with the plastic waste crisis. It moves away from individual point technology that might solve the plastic recycling problem in isolation, to one that focuses on working in synergy with different technologies. The goal is the same: transforming the plastic recycling system. Holistic solutions are a proven way that will integrate technologies within local waste systems that are already in place thereby providing complete system thinking rather than silo’d ineffective solutions.
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