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CRESTING researchers develop the first typology of circularity discourses

Martin Calisto Friant (Utrecht University), Walter Vermeulen (Utrecht University) and Roberta Salomone (University of Messina) have examined the long history of circularity ideas and debates from the early 20th century to nowadays in order to develop the first 2×2 typology of circularity discourses to date.  Their paper thereby maps and classifies circularity ideas from the…

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Digital social capital: the glue behind diverse circular economies amidst COVID-19 and surveillance capitalism

As COVID-19 challenges us to rethink the systems underpinning the economy, yet circular economy and digital technologies have already been recognized as key enablers of the COVID-19 recovery, digitally-enabled ‘diverse circular economies’ now deserve more attention than ever.  So what are ‘diverse’ circular economies? Check it out in the latest piece written by CRESTING ESR…

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