GreEntrepreneurship - NEWSLETTER 2 - Jun2016 - Page 9

Waste is becoming one of the world’s biggest problems. Due to uneconomic waste management, resources are being lost, which presents long-term problems due to the lack of economic competitiveness and loss of jobs. Reuse represents a major contribution to prioritizing waste management; and indirectly contributes to the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions, extends the life of products, reduces the amount of waste disposed to landfill, and saves raw materials and natural resources. Reuse also makes an important contribution to social entrepreneurship: it stimulates the production of local jobs in deficit areas, and allows for the promotion of craft professions, which in Slovenia are almost extinct. For more information, please visit: For more information, please visit and . REASONS FOR REUSE AND CIRCULAR ECONOMY