Renewable Matter # 1 / Next Europe

5 Drivers for a Changing Economy

by Marco Frey

The simple question that we ask ourselves here is if the turning point of “renewable matter” is a real radical change in the industrial notion of resource flow.


This implies analysing what its economic relevance is, assuming that there is a very close connection between economic development and the rational and sustainable use of matter flows. In order to answer this broad research question, it is necessary to mention some changes occurring in our economies.

We shall try to make a list to shed some light on the joint effect of processes holding...

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