What is a circular economy?
The circular economy is a key concept when discussing a sustainable future. The circular economy is viewed as an alternative to the currently widely adopted 'make-take-waste' linear economy.
The lesson plans below contain activities and fact sheets to guide learning
Lesson plan 1:
Introduces the key concepts
of a circular economy
Lesson plan 2:
Introduces the 6 R words of sustainability
Did you know?
The circular economy is based on three principles:
The Ellen MacArthur Foundation work in a wide range of different areas associated with the circular economy. Check out their website for a huge range of teaching and learning resources -https://www.ellenmacarthurfoundation.org/our-work/approach/learning
Design out waste and pollution
Keep products and materials in use
Regenerate natural systems