2017, Ellen Macarthur Foundation
Towards the circular economy Vol. 2: opportunities for the consumer goods sector
2013, Ellen Macarthur Foundation
The report focuses on fast-moving consumer goods, which currently account for about 60% of total consumer spending, 35% of material inputs into the economy, and 75% of municipal waste. Importantly, the consumer goods sector absorbs more than 90% of our agricultural output – possibly our most embattled resource in the future.