The importance of recycling in a circular economy

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Key words: 

circular economy, eco-design, product life cycle, recycling.


The purpose of this article is to indicate possible applications of recycling in a circular economy. The article focuses on the issue of designing a recycling strategy, which, despite being practically at the end of the R hierarchy, provides an opportunity for waste management, which at this moment cannot be eliminated at the production stage and at the end of the product life cycle.

dr inż. Magdalena WOJNAROWSKA

Cracow University of Economics Faculty of Commodity Science  and Product Management

Department of Technology and Ecology of Products 

ul. Rakowicka 27, 31-510 Cracow, Poland e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.