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Dustin Benton and Jonny Hazell
Thursday, April 2, 2015

environmental SCIENTIST | New materials and the circular economy | March 2015


The circular economy has become a hot topic for business leaders in Europe over the last three years. Spurred by a resource price shock following the financial crisis, many companies are...

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