Supply Chain, January 26, 2022
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- Sustainable logistics urgently needed in fashion and electronics sectors
- Circularity is about the 5Rs: Reduce, Repair, Resell, Refurbish and Recycle.
- Innovative logistics key to circular supply
- 20% of garments produced are never used, and that smartphones are often exchanged after just two or three years. The sectors combined contribute to more than 6% greenhouse gas emissions.
- Key factors along the value chain that it says can speed the transition from supply chains to supply loops.
- These include:
- On-demand production
- Smart product returns
- Reusable packaging
- New-use concepts
- Asset collection and recycling.