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Which country is leading the circular economy shift?

Joe Iles
Joe Iles
Jul 9, 2018 · 13 min read
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Portugal also has circular economy ambitions, publishing an action plan in 2017. The country produces around half of the world’s cork, and is applying a more circular approach to this resource. Photo by Clem Around The Corner on Unsplash
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Photo by chuttersnap on Unsplash
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Monthly exports of plastic waste from the European Union to countries outside the bloc in 2017, in kilotons *In descending order, these countries are Switzerland, Thailand, Taiwan, United States, Pakistan, Indonesia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Ukraine and Serbia. 1 kiloton = 1,000 tons, or 1,000,000 kilos. Source: Eurostat Image: POLITICO

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