The Scottish climate change and environment secretary sang the praises of the repair and reuse as part of a more circular economy in a recent speech, and also announced an £18 million fund for innovative repair and reuse projects in Scotland.
(Read more about it here)
This is brilliant news and it is great to see government recognising repair and reuse as such valuable contributors to both the economy and towards the fight against climate change.
But should they be going further? Should they be setting binding targets for businesses, giving tax breaks for repair (like the Swedish government), and penalising businesses who don’t comply?
And how do we encourage other governments to really start to take bold action around repair and re-use both in business and within the home?
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