CRA Calls for progress Towards a Circular Economy

The spirit of Pope Francis’ Laudato Si’ message implies a committed attentiveness to actions undertaken in the name of environmental concern

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Catholic Religious Australia (CRA) supports the Federal government’s renewed focus on shifting towards a circular economy through improved waste management and recycling activities. However, CRA believes that the government is placing too much focus on increasing recycling, rather than reducing overall production and consumption, to achieve a circular economy.

In CRA’s recent submission to a Senate Inquiry into the effectiveness of the government’s waste reduction and recycling policies in delivering a circular economy, CRA expressed concern that current production and consumption levels will continue to put unsustainable demands on the recycling process, and that alternate strategies would offer viable ecological, social, and financial solutions...

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