Introductory guide to the circular economy

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What does this involve?

Scottish Enterprise’s guide provides an introduction to the concept of the circular economy. It contains information about the main circular economy business models and guidance on how companies can assess and improve the circularity of their products and services.

This online guide covers:

  • what the circular economy is
  • the global opportunity from switching to a circular economy
  • the main linear economy wastes
  • the rationale for businesses to adopt circular economy practices
  • the main circular economy business models  
  • what businesses should consider when starting out

What does this cost?

Access to this guide is free of charge.

Who is this for?

All businesses can use this online guide.

How long does this take?

This online guide should take around 5 minutes to read.

Next steps

Visit the Scottish Enterprise website for more information and to read the full guide.

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