Provides a comprehensive guide to the circular economy, featuring real life examples and case studies.
A Circular Economy Handbook for Business and Supply Chains provides a clear explanation and comprehensive guide to the circular economy. The book provides real examples of how the circular economy works in a range of market sectors and at different stages of the supply chain. It features case studies of companies that are redesigning their supply chains in accordance with these principles, including: M&S Shwopping (clothes), InterfaceFLOR, Desso (carpets), British Sugar (energy from waste to grow tomatoes), Dutch AWearness (clothes), EcoTech Recycling (industrial rubber), and Method (household cleaning products).
A Circular Economy Handbook for Business and Supply Chains provides detailed coverage of important areas, including: moving from a supply chain to a supply cycle; key sustainability principles for supply chains; waste regulations; finding markets and suppliers; seasonality, storage, perishability, transport; steps to zero waste. It also covers key issues, such as waste across borders, selling your by-products, and waste as a feedstock.
Catherine Weetman is a highly experienced consultant with 25 years in the logistics industry. She has lead the logistics and planning distribution at Kellogg's, DHL, Tesco and Excel and is a visiting lecturer at Huddersfield University. She also advises the Scottish Government on their policies and legislation in this area.