Can cleantech be ‘clean’ if it isn’t ‘circular’?

In this episode…

One of the many sustainability issues gaining more coverage these days is the idea of a ‘circular economy’. With critics warning that the clean energy sector risks piling up mountains of end-of life turbine blades, solar panels and EV batteries, we discuss what the circular economy might mean. Why it should matter to companies – particularly in cleantech – and what influences might bring it to fruition? Does it just mean extra hassle and cost for product producers, or are there opportunities for innovators in there too?

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By John Massey & Charley Rattan
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