A Wasteless Future is more realistic than ever – still we are heading towards a Waste Crisis in the developing world. The waste management and recycling industry needs to surf on the tsunami of technological and social changes that are already reshaping our world. We have to be prepared for substantial changes. What is coming is a radical redefinition of what is called waste management. The circular economy is just the beginning. We need social innovation in order to provide the benefits of the 4th industrial revolution to each and every country and avoid the case that they will be restricted to privileged countries, cities and populations. We need technical innovation to resolve the complex, challenging and global problems we have created. Our planet deserves a Wasteless Future and this is more realistic than ever. See my Vision for a Wasteless Future here and download it as a pdf. Join the network of the Wasteless Future thinkers and let’s work together, with events, projects, crowdsourcing campaigns, global initiatives and tools that will combine social and technical innovation for a better future, for everyone.
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