In an effort to address the issues of waste and pollution, New Zealand is attempting to implement a circular economy.
A recommended step in the fight against climate change, a circular economy would allow the one-way production line to become cyclical, reducing waste, cost, and consumerism.
And although the move to a circular economy within New Zealand is only in its early stages, the embracing of this new kind of consumerism does raise many questions.
Like, how does a country transition to a circular economy? And what does it mean for businesses and the individual?
Produced By: Ayla Liebenberg
Featured In Story: Hannah Blumhardt – Senior Associate at the Institute of Governance and Policy Studies at Victoria University Wellington and zero-waste advocate
First aired on The Wire, Thursday 4 November 2021