Sustainability and circular economy solutions provide tremendous opportunity for business and organizations to reduce their waste and overall environmental impact, directly enhancing Environmental Value. By leveraging our Geared for GREEN eco supply chain toolkit of 150+ sustainable products, services, and solutions built across (7) major categories, clients can prioritize reuse, recycling, repair, and raw material over waste, trash, and disposal, which helps reduce the amount of materials sent to landfills, and preserve our natural resources. As examples, the recycling of aluminum cans can save up to 95% of the energy required to produce new aluminum from raw materials. Also, by keeping resources in use for as long as possible, circular economies can help to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and mitigate the impacts of climate change. 

By incorporating circular design and manufacturing principles into the front end manufacturing of products and packaging and into planning back “end-of use” options, such as modular or upgradeable components as examples, the lifespan of products and components can be expanded and the need for new materials reduced. Sustainable practices can also encourage more localized and decentralized manufacturing systems, which can reduce transportation-related emissions and promote regional economic development. Ultimately, by embracing sustainability and circular economy solutions together, we can create a world that is more equitable, sustainable, and resilient for future generations.