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Throughout this book, information has been presented and described on potential approaches for allowing the circular economy to increase in implementation and impact and, at the same time, on underlying mechanisms that ...
3D Print, Circularity, and Footprints
3D printing is part of the advanced technology that is beneficial in many areas such as construction, packaging, and medicine because it can create objects that can offer a better understanding of specific prototypes or ...
Material Selection for Circularity and Footprints
Companies that offer a good have a significant carbon footprint due to the production of their products. In this way, a selection of more environmentally friendly materials is sought to reduce pollution, so that unused or ...
Virtual Tourism, Carbon Footprint, and Circularity
This chapter aims to analyze the tourism sector globally and the creation of virtual tourism. It is presented along with the previous context of the sector and the damage made by the COVID-19 pandemic. This lens shows how ...
Virtual Education: Carbon Footprint and Circularity
Virtual education has appeared to upgrade traditional education in different dimensions, such as easing the learning process, developing new teaching methodologies, and eliminating distance barriers. Since the pandemic ...
Food Loss Reduction and Carbon Footprint Practices Worldwide : A Benchmarking Approach of Circular Economy
Unsustainable food supply chains are negatively affecting the environment. As a result, this topic has been debated worldwide, and several actors came to the same conclusions: intervention and actions are a must. Nonetheless, ...
Fashion and Textile Circularity and Waste Footprint
Year by year, the waste footprint has been increasing significantly; thousands of tons of waste generated by various industry sectors is already bringing irreparable changes in the world. One of the principal industries ...
Measuring Circular Economy
The circular economy seeks its development through various efforts. Specific action guidelines and indicators are required for different levels, types of organizations, regions, etc. Likewise, diverse experiences are ...
Water Footprint in the Textile and Food Supply Chain Management : Trends to Become Circular and Sustainable
The textile and food industries are two sectors whose water consumption generates a significant environmental footprint. The production of industries must be focused on sustainability if the organizations for these sectors ...