Innovative recycling or extended use? Comparing the global warming potential of different ownership and end-of-life scenarios for textiles

  title={Innovative recycling or extended use? Comparing the global warming potential of different ownership and end-of-life scenarios for textiles},
  author={Jarkko Lev{\"a}nen and Ville Uusitalo and Anna H{\"a}rri and Elisa Kareinen and Lassi Linnanen},
  journal={Environmental Research Letters},
The implementation of circular economy (CE) thinking to reduce environmental impacts and resource use has led to the development of innovative recycling technologies and business models. The implications of these technologies and models, however, remain largely unclear. In many CE strategies, there is a high risk of rebound, meaning a situation in which activities aimed at environmental benefits are not realized because of external reasons. A similar risk relates to limited understanding about… 
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