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Leonidas Milios

Leonidas Milios

Postdoctoral fellow

Leonidas Milios

Policies for a Circular Economy

Author

  • Carl Dalhammar
  • Leonidas Milios

Summary, in English

Key Messages:
•The realisation of a Circular Economy will require first and foremost new business models
•‘Circular’ business models will usually require policy support in order to scale up due to the barriers they encounter
•Policy interventions include both traditional and non-traditional approaches
•More research is needed to examine what policy interventions ‘circular’ businesses need in order to scale up
•Several policy areas need further research to advance, including eco-design for durability and repairability, waste rules and the effective functioning of waste markets, consumer and intellectual property laws, producer responsibility and take-back systems for repair and remanufacturing, and economic instruments for promoting repair and remanufacturing

Department/s

  • The International Institute for Industrial Environmental Economics

Publishing year

2017

Language

English

Document type

Other

Topic

  • Environmental Management

Keywords

  • Circular Economy
  • Policyanalys

Status

Published