The circular economy model is a new way of looking at the relationships among markets, customers, and natural resources. This concept means moving away from the traditional “take-make dispose” economic model to one that is regenerative by design. The goal is to retain as much value as possible from resources, products, and materials and create a system that allows for long lifespans, optimal reuse, refurbishment, remanufacturing, and recycling.

Research shows investing in a circular economy has a $4.5 trillion business opportunity. This economic model holds the potential to build a more resilient global economy and support health systems and their communities…

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