The post-pandemic world would benefit by adopting several circular economy principles, such as paying for service rather than owning items, using more locally produced goods and limiting consumption of things in tight supply, writes Mayuri Wijayasundara, a lecturer at Deakin University in Australia. "Circular economy strategists need to rise above the crisis with the next level of thinking to reshape the formulation of the new economy, so that it is more environmentally conscious and responsible than the previous," she writes.
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