The world consumes 100.6bn

tonnes of materials per year ...

50.8bn tonnes

minerals

10.1

ores

15.1

fossil

fuels

24.6

crops and

trees

... which makes these things ...

10

services

5.6

communication

6.9

consumer goods

38.8

housing

21.3

food

8.7

transport

9.3

healthcare

... most of which is wasted ...

32.6

refuse

14.6

22.4

31

emissions

lost to

enviroment

buildings/

infrastructure

11.2

landfill

... and overall just

8.6% is recycled

8.6

recycled

7.4

4.4

unregistered waste

mining

waste

Source: Circle Economy

The world consumes 100.6bn tonnes

of materials per year ...

50.8bn tonnes

10.1

15.1

24.6

minerals

ores

fossil fuels

crops and

trees

... which makes these things ...

5.6

6.9

communication

consumer goods

38.8

10

21.3

housing

services

food

8.7

9.3

transport

healthcare

... most of which

is wasted ...

31

14.6

22.4

32.6

buildings/infrastructure

emissions

lost to environment

refuse

... and overall just

8.6% is recycled

7.4

11.2

8.6

mining

waste

landfill

recycled

4.4

Source: Circle Economy

unregistered waste