Light reading lamp design by Heath Nash
Good day Mr. Lourens. I feel compelled to bring to your attention the service delivery of one of your WastePlan ambassadors. I had the pleasure of meeting him this morning when he rang my gate bell to collect my bin which I had neglected to put out last night. His name is Joseph and he was on the 16/07/2013 morning shift in Grandiflora Street, Protea Valley, Bellville (Western Cape). His attitude and professional manner was a welcome surprise and I therefore gladly refer to him as one of your ambassadors who brought credit to your institution. Debbie Marx
AS natural resources become scarcer and more expensive, we need to find new ways to create a more sustainable environment. Businesses can contribute by building a circular economy.
A circular economy involves decoupling economic growth from the extraction and consumption of scarce resources and making existing resources productive for as long as possible. Employing a circular supply chain would help make processes — such as product design, procurement and waste management — more efficient and productive. Here are three ways that business can start:
(Adapted from "How Businesses Can Support a Circular Economy" at HBR.org.)