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Prosperity and

Sustainability in the Green Economy

Do we throw too much stuff away?

Tim Jackson in BBC Newsnight report on circular economy, 24 July 2014


Featuring Ellen MacArthur and Tim Jackson, the recent BBC Newsnight report by  Mark Miodownik on the throwaway culture in modern society  introduces the concept of the circular economy and presents new designs and material technologies trying to tackle the tasks at hand.





Newsnight is a weekday BBC Television current affairs programme which specialises in political analysis.


Related Links


∙   For information on the Circular Economy, see the Ellen MacArthur Foundation's website.

∙   Also, read the latest report by the Environmental Audit Committee (07/2014), Growing a circular economy: Ending the throwaway society.

∙   See Mark Miodownik's website.

∙  Find out about the work of the Agency of Design.

∙  Read about David Hakkens and his work on the Phonebloks.




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