Sustainability through a circular economy

Maayke, who has set up the biggest Dutch youth coalition for the UNFCCC, showed the audience the importance of establishing a circular-economy and using the earth’s precious materials in a more sustainable way.
She strives to make the world a place where raw materials in the society are used in a sustainable way: Maayke Damen developed a system to use raw materials in a more intelligent and fair way. She promotes a circular economic model, where she focuses on production methods, origins, quality and reuse methods. Maayka has been engaged in many important decision making processes, together with youth and youth organisations in The Netherlands she has set up the biggest Dutch youth coalition ever for the UNFCCC conference!

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