publication . Article . 2017

How to Assess Product Performance in the Circular Economy? Proposed Requirements for the Design of a Circularity Measurement Framework

Saidani, Michael; YANNOU, Bernard; Leroy, Yann; Cluzel, François;
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  • Published: 03 Mar 2017
  • Publisher: MDPI
Abstract
International audience; Assessing product circularity performance is not straightforward. Meanwhile, it gains increasingly importance for businesses and industrial practitioners who are willing to effectively take benefits from circular economy promises. Thus, providing methods and tools to evaluate then enhance product performance—in the light of circular economy—becomes a significant but still barely addressed topic. Following a joint agreement on the need to measure product circularity performance, this paper provides an overview of mechanisms aiming to help industrial practitioners in this task. In fact, three existing approaches to measure product circulari...
Subjects
free text keywords: circularity indicators, circularity measurement, [SDE.IE]Environmental Sciences/Environmental Engineering, circular economy, critical analysis, [SPI]Engineering Sciences [physics], product circularity, tools, case study
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publication . Article . 2017

How to Assess Product Performance in the Circular Economy? Proposed Requirements for the Design of a Circularity Measurement Framework

Saidani, Michael; YANNOU, Bernard; Leroy, Yann; Cluzel, François;