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Forest institute Scion backs circular economy push
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Scion, the forestry crown research institute, is promoting moves for New Zealand to start thinking in terms of a circular economy.

It hosted at hui at Rotorua's Te Puia yesterday that looked how to create a sustainable future.

Scion business development associate Nelson Meha says it highlighted the need for people to seek alternatives to the prevalent make, take and waste approach.

While the term circular economy may be new, the concept should be familiar to Māori.

"You know we take that holistic approach, the natural environment is part of our thinking, part of our DNA, so when we make decisions it's not just about us and now, it is also about our environment," Mr Meha says.

Scion's vision of a new circular economy hub, Te Ōhanga, is to bring government agencies, business and iwi together to have tough and bold conversations about sustainability.

 

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