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Linear Economy Circular Economy
Built on the take-make-dispose approach. Based on the principle of reduce-reuse-recycle.
Mainly focused on production and selling with complete disregard to how or how much resources are being used. Focused on sustainable materials and resources, material circularity, and waste reduction.
Recycling is mostly done through open-loop recycling, a process that recycles resource materials yet ultimately produces waste products unable to be recycled.  This model follows a closed-loop recycling process, which recycles materials indefinitely, allowing them to be used to create the same or similar products with little to waste produced. 
A negative impact on the environment and climate due to an irrational use of resources. A reduced impact on the environment due to minimal and mindful usage of eco-friendly resources.
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