How current economic barriers and so-called a continent ‘developing itself’ could turn into major opportunities and benefits for a Circular-Africa?

If there is one continent that sees what is considered insurmountable barriers in the current linear economy, offering opportunities towards a more collaborative and environmentally friendly economy, namely circular, it…

Los preceptos de la economía circular cuestionan los fundamentos del pensamiento ecosostenible. Ahora más que nunca toca pensar en todos los escenarios posibles.

Artículo publicado en El País, escrito por M.E. Torres, 31 de marzo de 2020

Reciclar es una estrategia del pasado. No es eficiente y no es suficiente. Lo afirma con rotundidad el experto en transición ecológica Alexandre Lemille, un decidido impulsor de la economía circular “como única estrategia de producción…

Nous en savons assez pour concevoir un système circulaire-équitable qui préserve l’humanité.

par Alexandre Lemille

Première publication dans le magazine Renewable Matter #27 (Mai/Juin 2019)

In English here.

Nous avons la possibilité de changer le cours de notre Histoire commune avec la quantité d’informations que nous avons recueillies jusqu’à présent. …

When the circular economy, via zero waste, helps families to get out of vicious circles towards ever more fulfilment.

Article first published on January 19th 2020 in The Beam Magazine #10 on “Local Heroes of Energy Transition”

A Cornucopia

“The fridge was always full before! Now it is always empty!” exclaims Mrs Deleporte, a nurse in Roubaix, mother and active member of the Zero Waste Program of the city of Roubaix…

Elsevier Resource, Conservation & Recycling publication (sample)

Authors: Patrick Schröder, AlexandreLemille & PeterDesmond


This paper aims to re-conceptualise and advance the existing frameworks and practical applications of the circular economy (CE) towards a broader approach to development in general and, more particularly, to combine it with the approach for Human Development (HD). The CE is an alternative…

Building resilient societies on empathy to preserve humanity.

This article by Alexandre Lemille and Aude K. Chesnais was featured in The Beam #10 — Local Heroes of the Energy Transition.

We are all aware of the drastic changes our societies will have to achieve within the current decade to address our species’ greatest challenge, yet we fail to…

Ending the concept of ‘Circular Economy 2.0’

The ‘Circular Economy 2.0’ was a call launched in early 2016 in The Huffington Post USA where I was asking to embed negative social externalities within the circular economy so to guaranty our next model will also be giving a chance for anyone to thrive.

The view was that yes…

Poorly Designed Communities

Every morning on my way to school, I used to pass underneath a bridge where this message was written in white paint: “Free Nelson Mandela”. One day, I asked my mom: “Who is this Mandela? How many people had he killed to be put in prison?”

She replied: “Well Alex…

Alexandre Lemille

The Circular Humansphere or how humans will preserve conditions conducive to life #CircHumansphere

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