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What is Waste Is Food?

 , updated on June 26, 2016
Waste is food is the idea that an industrial economy shouldn't produce any waste except biological nutrients that are safely released into the environment. It is the fundamental premise behind the circular economy, a strategy for sustainability.
The waste is food strategy is an example of systems thinking. The interactions between the global economy and the environment represent an incredibly complex system. As such, solving environmental issues requires a simple solution that avoids the complexities of understanding how thousands of waste products impact thousands of organisms.
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The principle that an industrial economy only produces waste in the form of biological nutrients.
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