A Sustainable Model For Production Industries?
The modern economic system is a take-make-waste linear model
The modern economic system is a take-make-waste linear model: we take raw materials, make something that can be sold on, and then let it go to waste. It’s the reason plastic is littered across almost the entire planet and why landfills are filling up so rapidly to the point we’re running out of space for them. Capitalism in its current form requires that this process continues for growth, regardless of the social and environmental consequences.