Has the term "circular economy" blipped on anyone else's radar recently?
There's something about it that seems to be slightly odd for what otherwise looks like fairly bland corporate greenwashing ("recycling yay!") and that is that is actively against private ownership (private as in Joe Schmuck on the street private - obviously it's corporations and not the state that get to own everything).
I've never seen "consumers will rent everything" as the headline bit when people describe the circular economy, it's always several paragraphs in after non-controversial items that most people would readily agree with. Another thing I've seen often seen is bad analogies being used (usually "it's like a pay as you go phone" when it's nothing at all like a pay as you go phone). And of course, the cargo cult of youth's holy word 'Millennial' is often invoked (as in "Millennials prefer to rent and not to own").
Maybe I'm being paranoid, but there's something here that's raising red flags in my mind.