Many of the key principles in the circular economy require consumer buy-in. In order to make decisions that reduce waste, prolong products? lifespans, and redistribute old items, consumers must understand the benefits these actions have on themselves and the environment. Thus, consumer education is key to implementing a circular economy at the end-user level.
In a plant like Tradebe's in Igualada, it is estimated that up to 60% of the energy consumption is related to the aeration system (the blowers). For this reason, choosing an energy-efficient blower is key to achieving the most efficient energy consumption possible.