Circular economy could create 200,000 new jobs by 2030

WRAP and Green Alliance have found that the circular economy could give the UK a massive employment boost and address regional imbalances

Over 200,000 circular economy jobs could be created by 2030 (photograph: Macor/123RF)More than 200,000 jobs could be created by 2030 if the UK continues on its current circular economy development rate, according to a new report by WRAP and Green Alliance.

The findings, published on 20 January, will add an economic and social dimension to existing environmental arguments for strengthening resource efficiency through activities such as reuse, remanufacturing and recycling.

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