May 11

Can a Circular Economy Create Good Jobs? New Study Reveals Global North Bias

The circular economy is growing in popularity among businesses and policymakers as a means to reach climate goals. By increasing the reuse and regeneration of products and materials, a total of 7 to 8 million new jobs can be created. However, the new report, Decent Work in the Circular Economy: An Overview of the Existing Evidence Base, identifies knowledge gaps which may hinder the creation of new employment opportunities.

Photo courtesy of Erlend Ekseth.

Source: Circle Econommy (link opens in a new window)

circular economy, employment, recycling