Summary of The Earth Circle

Making Environmentalism Pay Its Way

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The Earth Circle summary
Don’t let waste go to waste.


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The environmental movement is evolving beyond recycling to a more holistic paradigm: the “circular economy.” Using several colorful case studies from around the world, Economist Films offers an overview of the next phase of conservation. The film outlines the approach’s shortcomings, yet it manages to identify a patch of blue sky on an otherwise smoggy horizon. getAbstract recommends this hopeful video to business leaders wishing to learn more about sustainable practices and anyone interested in the evolution of environmentalism.

In this summary, you will learn

  • How the environmental movement is evolving,
  • How various communities are contributing to the “circular economy” and
  • What challenges the circular economy faces.


The “circular economy” is a new approach to conservation that goes beyond mere recycling. In theory, this model could “save the planet.” An innovative project in a Philippine village exemplifies the principle: Due to overfishing and ...
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