A roadmap for transforming consumer behaviour & waste management

The sooner we transition to a more circular economy, the better.

A roadmap for transforming consumer behaviour & waste management
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A university in Australia has unveiled a new roadmap aimed at transforming consumer behaviour and waste management in order to accelerate the transition to a circular economy.

The "Behavioural Roadmap to Circular Consumption" uses behavioral system mapping to identify specific actions that policymakers and industry leaders can take during the production-consumption cycle to incite positive change in consumer behaviour and encourage more efficient use of limited resources as the most effective way to eliminate waste.

According to this phys.org article, the roadmap highlights eight core circular behaviours for adoption, including:  borrowing or renting items or services, sourcing items second-hand, and buying products designed to last.

Sounds pretty logical! Now if only products designed to last weren’t so danged expensive…

You can read the full article here

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