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Published on Friday, 10 March 2017

Circular economy could cut water use by 11%

Written by John Mowbray

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AMSTERDAM - New research suggests that a shift to circular economy principles in water-stressed regions could save 412 billion cubic metres of water per year - the equivalent to 11 per cent of annual global water demand. The study focused on six regions, including Bangladesh whose huge, water-intensive textile industry has placed a massive strain on water supplies.