Extended warranty as alternative to PaaS?

On this blog we’ve dedicated multiple articles explaining why Product as a Service (PaaS) is an important piece of the circular puzzle. From detailing the environmental benefits to declaring it a sustainable solution. The most important reason why a PaaS model could work is that it forces producers and vendors to focus on delivering long-term … Read more

Circular Economy from a Linear Economy

circular economy

The shift from a linear to a circular economy is not a just a passing trend but a necessity. For many decades, we have been living a linear lifestyle, wherein raw materials are used to create a product, and after its use, waste such as broken appliances or packaging are disposed of. Most of our waste end up in landfills or in the ocean, causing pollution and irreparable damage to the planet and to ourselves.

Solution ‘as a Service’?

Buying a product has been the default way we’ve “consumed” products in modern industrialized nations. However, more and more companies and consumers are “leasing” products instead of buying them. This method of consumption could be a model for a better, cleaner and more circular economy. Some call this model “Product as a Service” and it … Read more