The world is getting less, not more circular

Over 100 billion tonnes of stuff churned through the global economy in 2017. That’s actually more, not less than the previous estimate from 2015.

Dutch newspaper Trouw: “Humanity has never used up so much primary resources” (possible paywall)

The Guardian: “unsustainable use of resources is wrecking the planet

The full report from The Circularity Gap Report can be downloaded here