Four Rules for a Steady State Economy

How to build an alternative to the ‘grow or die’ economy, and start protecting human and environmental wellbeing.

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1. Maintain healthy ecosystems.

2. Extract renewable resources no faster than they can be regenerated

3. Use non-renewable resources no faster than we can find renewable substitutes

4. Dump waste into the environment no faster than it can be safely assimilated



Guiding the way to a full circle, #postgrowth economy beyond capitalism.

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