That is biomimicking. Leonardo da Vinci studying how birds fly proposed designs of flying machines. Centuries later the design of aircraft has been inspired by nature. Since the 1980s, inspired by the desire to mimic the human brain artificial intelligence and neural networks have been developed in information technology.
The economy of “No Waste” in The Distrikt inspired by nature.
What is the Circular Economy?
Aquaponics food production that circulates water, biogas from waste or shared use of 3D printers. These are all examples of the circular economy business models that we apply in The Distrikt. For all of them, the objective is the same increase resource use efficiency and create 0 waste. The goal of the circular economy is to suggest ways to continuously use already extracted resources.
Circular Economy in The Distrikt
Here are five business models to integrate the circular economy and real-life examples from The Distrikt:
Cisco, Dell, Google and Microsoft are among the founding members of the alliance — which sees the biggest names in tech, consumer goods and waste management working together to enable a circular economy for electronics by 2030. →
While many businesses ground to a halt at the start of the pandemic, the market for disposable packaging was forecast to grow by 5.5% as the demand for single-use plastics soared. →