Reading tip: Refurbishing and the circular society

November 03, 2019 by Janine Young

Do you want to know more about how refurbishing of consumer electronics fits in with a circular vision? In that case, why not take a look at this nice paper from the Ellen MacArthur Foundation? It’s not a long or heavy read, and it’s full of valuable knowledge. It provides insights into what a circular economy approach could look like for the consumer electronics industry, with a focus on smartphones, laptops, tablets, and smart home devices. The foundation describes it as a first attempt at a vision for how electronics could fit within a circular economy, and actions by the industry to accelerate the transition.

Circular Consumer Electronics (Pdf)