The circular economy is the current in-phrase in sustainability. A linear economy extracts, processes, uses and disposes. It's also been referred to as cradle to grave. A circular economy, on the other hand, keeps a resource in use for as long as possible, i.e. from cradel to cradle, hopefully to cradle again and again.
A Dutch company with a very catchy name is partnering with Government and a nation in need in a fine example of the possbilities of a circular economy. Read more here.