Recorded at CAPA Live September

Aviation Explained: Waste, Recycling and the ‘Circular Economy’: What does it mean for aviation?

Recycling is a vital pillar of the move to greater environmental sustainability in the aviation industry, and the concept of the ‘circular economy’ is gaining traction. Rather than "take, make, waste", by contrast, a circular economy employs ‘reuse, sharing, repair, refurbishment, remanufacturing and recycling’ to create a closed-loop system, minimising the use of resource inputs and the creation of waste, pollution and carbon emissions. How is the global aviation industry progressing in this quest for a better future? 


  • CAPA - Centre for Aviation, Managing Director, Derek Sadubin
  • International Aviation Waste Management Association (IAWMA), Commercial Director & Founder, Gregoire James
  • International Aviation Waste Management Association (IAWMA), Regulatory Affairs Director, Jonathan Cocker

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