Κυκλική οικονομία σε Ελλάδα και εξωτερικό : τάσεις και προοπτικές για το μέλλον
Cyclical economy in Greece and abroad : trends and prospects for the future
KeywordsKυκλική οικονομία ; Βιώσιμη ανάπτυξη ; Περιβάλλον ; Καινοτομία ; Επιχειρηματικότητα
Nowadays, in order for there to be a continuous development of society while ensuring the sufficiency of natural resources and achieving a climate of security and stability, the adoption of a new economic model of development is considered a necessary condition. What it will do will be to reduce waste, but it will also reduce the need for new resources to be extracted at great economic and environmental cost. The term sustainable development refers to the adoption of such a model for the economy and society, which will improve people's living standards by making intelligent use of the resources of the modern economy and can contribute to the well-being of citizens. The transition from the traditional to the circular economy, which includes the circular bioeconomy, is considered by both businesses and individuals involved in the issue and by national governments as a very big opportunity that can create certain competitive advantages on a sustainable basis. Starting from the principles of sustainable development and the circular economy, this paper aims to highlight ways through case studies that their application exists in business models in the food, coffee and waste collection and processing sectors. Having the basic information from these cases, it aims to present a new circular economy model based on the principles of innovation and entrepreneurship.