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“Materials & Sustainability”: a guide to sustainable materials management

Here’s a new guide to adopting more sustainable practices ! Paul Foulkes-Arellano, founder of Circuthon® Consulting, is an expert in the field of the circular economy and sustainability. He presents his book, “Materials & Sustainability: Building a Circular Future“, co-written with Julia L Freer Goldstein, author of “Material Value” and “Rethink the Bins ” and founder of JLFG Communications, a consulting and training firm dedicated to sustainability.

Paul Foulkes-Arellano explains that his work aims to help major global brands and start-ups in the bio-economy make the transition to more sustainable practices. In what ways? With a focus on new-generation fibers, biomaterials and the development of new materials.

His book “Materials & Sustainability: Building a Circular Future” is a comprehensive guide to sustainable manufacturing, from materials extraction to processing, use and disposal.

The book argues that significant changes are needed in all aspects of materials production and consumption to move towards a more circular economy. It covers a wide range of topics, from the role of chemicals in materials production to the challenges of reducing waste and increasing recycling rates. In addition, it explores the complexities of different materials, including metals, wood, paper, glass and plastics, and examines innovative material developments aimed at reducing environmental impact.

The importance of regulations and certification

One of the book’s key themes is the importance of regulation and certification in promoting corporate responsibility and sustainability. Foulkes-Arellano and Goldstein emphasize the need for transparency in corporate practices and the value of certifications to signal commitment to sustainable practices.

Take advantage here of a 30% discount on the purchase of the book before April 30, 2024 with the promo code MAT30 to be entered at checkout.

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