Action on a more circular economy starts with design: the design of products, the design of business models, the design of services, and the design of processes. We have to learn to think about lifecycles, and designers have a key role to play. Better design is one of the key aspects articulated in the EU Circular Economy Action Plan, as it can make products more durable or easier to repair, upgrade or remanufacture. The plan proposes a number of incentives to design products that can be more easily recycled or reused.
Zero Waste Scotland exists to create a society where resources are valued and nothing is wasted.
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Scotland Europa is a membership organisation that promotes Scotland's interests across the institutions of the European Union and to the representatives of Europe’s regions and Member States.
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