UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources


Dr Teresa Domenech talks to Business Insider UK about how humanity could live waste free

13 April 2018

UCL ISR Senior teaching fellow, Teresa Domenech has given an interview with Business Insider UK explaining how humanity could live waste-free in a 'Circular Economy'.

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Co-director of UCL’s Circular Economy Lab, Teresa Domenech, explains the linear economy we are currently living in and describes how a circular economy would address waste issues and reduce the amount of resources extracted by using them more efficiently.

Key aspects include:

  • Reducing resources used and energy used to create new products.
  • Leasing items from manufacturers rather than buying them.
  • Buying things that can be upgraded rather than getting the latest model.

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