5s4b: How to monitor the progress towards a Circular Food Economy: a Delphi study
Keywords:circular economy, monitor, indicators, food, Delphi study
Growing economic production and consumption can lead to scarcity and unequal access to resources, which goes along with manyÂ ustainability concerns. A circular economy (CE) aims to extend the value and utility of products, and uses waste as a secondary resource, leading to a decrease in environmental impacts. An assessment of the progress towards a CE is needed, but still an issue of ongoing debate. A regional or national CE assessment aims to provide indicators that measure and guide the transition towards a circular economy and give feedback to policy-makers and other decision-makers. Such an assessment should include all major systems that are part of the economy, such as housing, mobility, consumer goods, and food.
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