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The circular economy aims to minimize waste and reduce environmental impact by deviating from the linear production pattern. It assumes the circular use of materials and products, among which is the use of compost as a biofertilizer in agriculture. With this understanding, the objective of this article is to determine the contribution of compost to areas designated for bioagriculture and the planting of forest species. The aggregated data for 22 European countries were analyzed using the panel data model. The results indicate that the contribution of compost is only marginal for bioagriculture, and for forest species, there is no conclusive evidence of its contribution.

David Andrés Camargo Mayorga, Universidad Militar Nueva Granada, Bogotá, Colombia

Magíster en Economía.

Juan Manuel González Guzmán, Universidad Militar Nueva Granada, Bogotá, Colombia

Magíster en Economía.

Pedro Jiménez Morales, Universidad Militar Nueva Granada, Cajicá, Colombia

Doctor en Filosofía.

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