Everyone knows many pizzas are circular. But did you know an economy can be as well? By one definition, participation in the circular economy means designing products for durability, reuse, remanufacturing, and/or recycling. Implied in the reuse portion of the definition is purchasing used goods, like clothes. Why might this be of interest to you? One word: cotton.
Over on the right-hand side of the periodic table is a column of six elements which collectively comprise the noble gases. These elements have single-atom molecules and don’t typically interact with others the way, say, two oxygen atoms might with a hydrogen to produce a molecule of water. Instead, these nobles are content to remain on their own.