Macro-Trend Reconomy

Macro-Trend: Reconomy

Each day 3.5 million tons of waste are created. By 2025 it is estimated that this figure will almost have doubled. One solution is "Reuse, Reduce, Recycle", from which an independent economy has already grown. Waste dumps are being used for Landfill Mining as sources of secondary resources. Consumer goods are given new purpose after use (Upcycling). The brand Freitag, for example, has been successfully producing bags from lorry tarpaulins for a long time already. Another characteristic of REconomy is Re-Commerce, in which used objects, such as mobiles, are bought, reconditioned and reintroduced onto the market.


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