Chapter 2 – Theoretical Frame of Circular Economy Education, Plastic Craftwork and Tinkering
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Motivation

Economic Resilience: A circular economy cultivates economic resilience by reducing our dependency on finite resources. Teaching adults about circular practices and sustainable resource management equips them with the skills and knowledge to adapt to a shifting economic landscape. In a world where resources are scarcer, the ability to maximize the utility of existing resources becomes a valuable asset.

Employment Opportunities: The transition towards a circular economy creates a demand for a new generation of skilled workers. Adults who understand the Motivation of recycling, upcycling, and sustainable design can tap into emerging job opportunities in industries related to green technologies, waste management, sustainable product development, and more.

Innovation and Entrepreneurship: Adult learners exposed to the circular economy concept are more likely to think creatively and seek innovative solutions. They can become entrepreneurs who design and implement circular business models, reducing waste and environmental impact while generating income.

Resource Efficiency: A core tenet of the circular economy is optimizing resource use. Adults trained in these Motivation are more likely to make eco-conscious decisions, both in their personal lives and within their workplaces. This will lead to reduced resource consumption, lower costs, and more competitive businesses.