Designing for a circular economy

This lesson is part of a series that introduces students to a different way of thinking
about how our economy could work: a circular economy. The series builds up exactly
how a circular economy is different from the status quo, and looks at the economic,
environmental and social advantages of a new approach.

Subjects: Economics, Sociology, Business, Citizenship, Design Technology

Age range: 12-19 years

Total time: 120 minutes

Learning outcomes:
• To learn about companies that have adopted the circular economy framework
• To design a product or service based on the circular economy


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