On 19th, 20th, 21st and 22nd August 2021 in the high school “Zef Lush Marku” Skopje, was realized activity by the Center for Educational and Cultural Development “Racio”. It is about the project “Circular Economy in Art through Eco-Design CEED” which is organized within the European Program “Erasmus +” The target group were students from 14 to 20 years old. There were a total of 20 participants from different secondary and high schools student.
The project in question was extremely welcomed by the students as well as by the positive reviews in which they received from social networks. The whole project was managed by Fahmi Osmani who on the first day of the activity spoke about the importance of this topic and the state of the economy circulating in our country. The presentation of the project activity was also present by Mr. Abil Baush the teacher (lecture) of subject Management and Business and Entrepreneurship in High Schools. In brief hi present firs the linear economy (classic economy) and then the main topic of the presentation was the circular economy.
This presentation aims to improve understanding of the circular economy concept as well as its various dimensions and expected impacts. Based on an extensive literature review, the paper first reviews the different available definitions of the circular economy and identifies two main categories of definitions/interpretations: resource-oriented definitions/interpretations, emphasizing the need to create closed loops of material flows and reduce the consumption of virgin resources and ii) interpretations that attempt to move beyond the notion of management of material resources and incorporate additional dimensions.
It is important to emphasize that students with great enthusiasm expect this activity seeing in our country almost for the first-time trainings on this topic are held. Practical work respectively practical products were realized on the fourth day respectively on 22.08.2021. After the realization of the final products, all the students felt satisfied because they felt that each of us has creative capacity and that they should develop them, as well as the issue of the topic for which they worked by taking small items and which instead of to be thrown in the trash, to be rationally exploited and to create products with special emphasis on art.