Let's be honest. Don't we all spend too much time at our screens? Having video calls all day long for work and then binge watching the newest season of our favourite show by night. And yes, urban living with every possible café and restaurant close by definitely has its charms. Not to mention that our smartphones and other speakers in the house continuously supply us with an undercurrent of background music. Yes, guilty as charged.
It seems like these days you cannot check the news without getting at least one piece of information related to our environment, climate change, green politics, or any other sustainability topic. And don’t get me wrong, it is about time that the subject of sustainability is discussed and dealt with on a more mainstream level. One consequence of the huge amount of information available, the mostly negative and catastrophic doom scenario depicted, and the sheer complexity of the issue, is however that many individuals feel like that there is nothing they personally can contribute. That the solution must come from
A circular economy is high on the agenda for many companies and organizations today. It is an important element in our green transition globally and will be a strong tool to utilize in an environmentally sustainable world. Unfortunately, we are still not in a place where we have learned how to reuse or recycle all of our materials and resources and implement them into a circular economy. The list, however, keeps getting longer with materials and processes that enable it.
In our day and age, there are, thankfully, more and more products and brands that are focused on sustainability. This gives the consumer a variety of new sustainable options that have not been available in the past. With this ever-growing selection of environmentally friendly products, there is however also a growing confusion and misconception of how these sustainable products are produced and thereby how you recycle them. Depending on what materials a product is made of you will have different options of how to dispose of them.