Industrial Engineer Engineering and Management Solutions at Work

September 2013    |    Volume: 45    |    Number: 9

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Innovation by Nabil Nasr

Industrial Engineer's quarterly column about sustainability and innovation (September 2013) 

The circular economy is going global

Worldwide interest is growing in the circular economy (CE) approach to introduce more innovative sustainability principles into business and industry. The lingering recession and steadily escalating prices for most key natural resources are driving new attention to long-term material availability to support economic growth.


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