Circular business models are held back by hazardous chemicals in products and supply chains



A circular economy represents a golden opportunity to combine corporate sustainability with profits, but it is obstructed by weak chemicals legislations in every part of the world. Today, many hazardous chemicals are unregulated and widely used in all kinds of everyday items. And as these items are the very same we recycle and turn into new products in a circular world, it also means we are recycling their toxic contents.This is the key takeaway message in a new publication from the chemical expert organisation ChemSec – the International Chemical Secretariat.

The missing piece – Chemicals in circular economyRead the full report here. Or download it in PDF here.

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