As Latin America continues its economic recovery from Covid-19, countries in the region are increasingly looking towards the circular economy as a platform for sustainable future growth. A counterpoint to the “take, make and throw away” linear model, the circular economy denotes an economic system in which products and materials are kept in circulation for as long as possible. In designing things to be as durable, reusable and recyclable as possible, the model places a high importance on efficiency and ecological sustainability and is underpinned by a shift towards renewable energy sources. While it had been gaining traction for some time, notions derived from the circular economy have been bolstered by the pandemic, as traditional supply chains associated with the linear economy faced significant disruptions. In addition, the pandemic has been accompanied by an increase in waste. As OBG has detailed, Covid-19 has led to an increase in the […]