Green Documentaries: Circular Economy

Reblogged from MyTree.TV

Businesses around the globe produce nearly as much waste as they do product — almost 110 million tons annually in the US alone. Washington State spent more than 500 million dollars on waste disposal, recycling, and composting in 2009. But what is the real cost to business and the community?

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Amazon Dash: more Plastic and Consumption

Amazon Dash: does the world really need more little pieces of plastic?
Excerpt from the full original article by Senay Boztas on Guardian Circular Economy

Amazon Dash: does the world really need more little pieces of plastic? | Photograph: Amazon
Image by Amazon via Guardian

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Circular Economy Eco-Fashion

Original Article: “Fish net bikinis and mushroom death suits – eco fashion in pictures
by The Guardian

These brands are advancing the circular economy within fashion:

Circular Economy Eco-Fashion | ecogreenlove
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What does zero waste mean?

What does zero waste mean? | ecogreenlove
Photograph: Andy Wong/AP

“When industry talks about “zero waste”, the goal is to send nothing besides hazardous waste to landfill. To achieve this, materials that previously would have been thrown away are recycled, repurposed or even designed out from the beginning. Simple enough. But is that what actually happens and do consumers even care?” – Sarah LaBrecque

Read the full original article on Guardian Sustainable Business. Find below a rough summary:

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