The linear economic model relies on constant growth and doesn't account for the fact that resources are finite.
The circular economy is a solution for moving us beyond the unsustainable linear model. It improves resource use and maximizes the lifecycle of the products we use and the resources we extract to create them.
A good example of a successful application of a circular economy is Threading Change, a Vancouver-based, youth-led, ethical fashion company founded by Sophia Yang. In this video, she explains how her company is making a difference in the fight against climate change and how everyone can get involved.
To learn more, you can read about Fighting climate change through a circular economy.