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Circular Economy in the Water Sector
FR/R0032 December 2020
The circular economy is an economic strategy based on minimising the production of waste and recycling material resources utilised in economic activity. This review describes the circular economy and how it relates to the water industry. It has been structured to explain:
- why the circular economy is needed for business optimisation for UK water utilities
- what the theoretical and actual basis is for its adoption
- how it is driven by physical, real world factors
- what considerations and approach constitutes good practice for a water utility deploying circular economy measures in its operations.