Ask people about the environment and economy, and many feel the two are opposites. So compromise is necessary: 'It'd be nice to have both, but...'
It's no surprise. The last generation lived through times when the environmental movement pointed at the problem with a familiar graphic (but no solution): a set of scale - dollar signs on one side, planet on the other. It's a simple belief that runs throughout our society and is even taught in schools to children, who grow up to pass on this narrative.
Could the circular economy be the piece be the approach that resolves these oppositions? Read Rapanui's Martin Drake-Knight's thoughts in this article. Click here to read more...