Renewable Matter # 12 / September-October

A Journey Where Matter is for Good


Disposing of a ceramic cup in a glass recycling bank. Or using non-compostable plastic bags to collect biowaste. Citizens make many mistakes when it comes to separate collection. The objective of Toscana Ricicla is to improve separate collection quality while providing recycling supply chains with better materials.

 

The circular economy. It is difficult to determine where it starts and where it ends. We could imagine a 3D journey in which a circle becomes a spiral and the third axis is represented by the second law of thermodynamics, the one about the irreversibility of physical processes without adding energy. If this was the case, linear economy advocates could be right. They claim that a...

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