The third version of the World Circular Economy Forum will take place next June 3-5 in Helsinki, Finland. The Circular Economy Platform of the Americas will be participating on the session "Scaling up the circular economy in cities", therefore, this article is dedicated to analyzing the opportunities brought by a circular economy to cities. Urban concentration has meant different sustainability challenges. By 2050, it is estimated that the population of the Americas will incr
Recently, the Circular Economy (CE) has gained traction all over the world, and we recognize the urgency of developing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, adopted in September 2015 by the United Nations General Assembly, in order to achieve the sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). For that reason, this article answers the question: to what extend can we contribute to achieve the 17 SDGs and their ambitious targets by implementing circular practices in the Americas?