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Circular Economy in Kenya

  • Michael K. KoechEmail author
  • Kaburu J. Munene
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Abstract

A circular economy is a system based on economic and industrial concepts that advocates reusing of products and raw materials so as to maximize the restorative capacity of natural resources. Circular economy attempts to minimize value destruction in the overall system and to maximize value creation in each link in the system. The main benefit of this kind of economy is the reduction of environmental pressure through minimizing emissions of harmful products such as carbon dioxide, nitrogen oxides, and methane among others thus resulting into a cleaner world without rising temperatures and other corresponding negative consequences.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Environmental StudiesKenyatta UniversityNairobiKenya

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