Hospitality Sustainable hospitality: What a small town in Karnataka can teach us about circular economy Updated : December 11, 2019 06:40 AM IST A circular economy is closed and inclusive and adopts conscious practices for optimal resource usage, eliminating or minimising wastage, reuse and recycle. The Kumta project is a $300 million initiative under the United Nations to conserve natural resources and create a huge impact across the 150 km radius of the district. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.