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Sander Hofman

🚨Nerd alert! Communications at ASML. Fascinated by the now, how and wow of science + tech + chips. Curious and creative since 1982. 🇳🇱🇪🇺🇺🇸

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To get serious on the circular economy, upend how global business works

💻 Right now, producing a laptop that weighs a few kilograms takes around one tonne of raw metal, plastic and silicon. 😳 Nature’s editorial team looks to the circular economy as a wellspring of innovation—but only if we can make a fundamental shift. “Circularity can only work if the link between a company producing more stuff and making more money is broken.”

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💻 Right now, producing a laptop that weighs a few kilograms takes around one tonne of raw metal, plastic and silicon. 😳 Nature’s editorial team looks to the circular economy as a wellspring of innovation—but only if we can make a fundamental shift. “Circularity can only work if the link between a company producing more stuff and making more money is broken.”