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Special issue: Recipe for a waste-free world

Nature
[4] Special issue: Recipe for a waste-free world

It is time to shift to a ‘resource-miser’ economy, writes Swiss
architect-engineer Walter Stahel in a Comment article in a special issue
of Nature this week devoted to the circular economy. “Quality is still
associated with newness not with caring; long-term use is still seen as
undesirable, not resourceful”, he writes.

Stahel coined the circular-economy concept, in which industrial outputs
become inputs, with goods that are at the end of their service life

A message from Walter R. Stahel about request for digital copies of older publications

You will find a message from Walter R. Stahel about request for digital copies of older publications by cliking on the below link: here

The 3 Ecos, our new page, the EC CE explained and commented together with a description of 3 types of economies by Walter Stahel

The macro-characteristics of the European Commission Circular Economy Package dated 02.12.15,a critical analysis and comments by Walter R. Stahel, together with the opportunities and differences of 3 types of economies.

To read more about this please follow the link: here

Walter Stahel had the honour to participate in creating a video for EU DG Environment on the Circular Economy

Walter Stahel had the honour to participate in creating a video for EU
DG Environment on the Circular Economy.
The publication of the video coincided with the publication of the new
circular economy action plan of the European Commission on 2 December
2015.

You can see the video by clicking on the following link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lK00v_tzkCI.

Our best wishes for a Merry Christmas and a happy New Year to all of
you from the Product-Life Institute team.

The CIWM Annual President's Award 2015 was presented to Walter R. Stahel

The CIWM Annual President's Award is presented to an individual whom he/she considers to have made a significant difference in the Sector.

"On 21 October, The President's Award 2015 was presented to Walter R. Stahel in recognition of his huge contribution to the Circular Economy agenda and the impact on the work of the UK Waste and Resources Sector, particularly CIWM and indeed myself."

JOHN QUINN
arc21 Chief Executive
CIWM President The Chartered Institution of Wastes Management