A new mode of urban metabolism is needed that reduces resource consumption and waste production simultaneously. A cyclical structure which is able to transform waste into resources in a sustainable way can accomplish both. It is the resulting reduction of necessary inputs and elimination of wasteful outputs that we call "closing the loop".
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The future belongs to those who understand that doing more with less is compassionate, prosperous, and even enduring, and thus more intelligent, even competitive.Paul Hawken, author of the Ecology of Commerce