How a circular economy can unlock UK prosperity



27 June, 2024


Political parties of all stripes have promised to bring security and prosperity to the UK if elected to government. Regardless of which party wins the general election, a more circular economy can help to increase prosperity across the country. A circular economy would put an end to throwaway living and reduce the amount of raw materials required to meet society’s needs and so improve economic resilience and help with the cost of living. It is also an important way to tackle climate change and nature’s degradation.

Turning this vision into reality requires a reinvigorated approach. Green Alliance, along with our business partners in the Circular Economy Task Force, has identified many benefits across jobs, growth, Net zero, resilience and cost of living.

The recommendations in three areas presented in this briefing would grow the circular economy and enhance UK prosperity.   

For further information, contact

Libby Peake,  

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