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Local contribution to circular economy. A case study of a Polish rural municipality
Titolo Rivista: ECONOMIA AGRO-ALIMENTARE 
Autori/Curatori: Jaroslaw Golebiewski, Josu Takala, Oskar Juszczyk, Nina Drejerska 
Anno di pubblicazione:  2019 Fascicolo: Lingua: Inglese 
Numero pagine:  21 P. 771-791 Dimensione file:  251 KB
DOI:  10.3280/ECAG2019-003011
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The concept of circular economy is becoming increasingly important not only for academics, but also for other stakeholders. Notably the local government representatives are implementing such solutions, in response for the population growth and development, connected with increased consumption. This paper aims to recognize existing local solutions of circular economy as well as to identify possible ways for its development. Mixed methodology is used, including constructive approach, swot analysis, descriptive statistics or weak-market test. An analysis emphasizes a positive impact of circular economy on local development of the investigated municipality. However, it is still necessary to continue and intensify information and education activities for increasing public awareness of waste prevention, their removal under communal waste collection and collection systems, and proper management of municipal waste (especially biodegradable waste).


Keywords: Circular economy, waste management, sustainable development, technological innovation, waste-to-energy.
Jel Code: Q53, R58, O13

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Jaroslaw Golebiewski, Josu Takala, Oskar Juszczyk, Nina Drejerska, in "ECONOMIA AGRO-ALIMENTARE" 3/2019, pp. 771-791, DOI:10.3280/ECAG2019-003011

   

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