Topic 1 How does circularity relate to sustainability?

Circularity contributes to a more sustainable world, but not all sustainability initiatives contribute to circularity.

Circularity focuses on resource cycles, while sustainability is more broadly related to people, the planet and the economy.

Circularity and sustainability stand in a long tradition of related visions, models and theories.

In addition, we briefly explain how circularity fits in with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the United Nations.