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Why we can’t deliver the UK's Resources and Waste Strategy without better Waste Data

25 February 2019
Whether the ambitions of the new Resources & Waste Strategy can be achieved depends on one thing – having timely, accurate and granular data. Read More

Tapping in to the untold link between the circular economy and carbon reduction

29 January 2019
Global CO2 emissions just keep on rising. Despite carbon reduction efforts being high on the world’s agenda for many years now, 2019 is set to see one of the highest levels atmospheric CO2 ever. With the Met Office predicting the concentration to be... Read More

Three Themes from HK's Sustainable Fashion Summit for Retailers to Consider

27 September 2018
Following her attendance at Hong Kong’s Fashion Summit, Senior Consultant Jessica Onyshko discusses consumer awareness, the circular economy and Stella McCartney. Read More

Why Clothing Brands Should Focus on Reducing Ocean-bound Microfibers and Microplastics

18 May 2018
With growing social interest combined with policy drivers at governmental level, many organisations are joining pledges, creating campaigns and reviewing their options to change the way they operate to help reduce the amount of used plastic that’s... Read More

Plastics Pact and Circular Economy Package: New Strategies Revealed in the Sustainable Consumption and Production Debate

26 April 2018
The global movement to create a more sustainable world continues to gather pace and rise to the top of both political and business agendas. With so many forums debating the different aspects of sustainable production and consumption, decision... Read More

How to create a Circular Economy in the Built Environment

06 March 2018
Technical Director Susan Harris looks at the scale of opportunity present in the Built Environment sector. She discusses how the solutions for circularity require taking an holistic view that goes beyond the Built Environment sphere to form part of... Read More

New Toxics in Carpet Report Shows Health, Environmental and Recycling Implications

05 March 2018
A new report by Anthesis into the use of toxic chemicals in the manufacture and supply of carpets sold on the European market has highlighted a number of health and environmental concerns. Read More

Why the UK's Proposed Coffee Cup Tax Needs Wider EPR Reform

05 January 2018
Today’s publication of the report by the House of Common's Environmental Audit Committee on coffee cups reflects a wider public interest in sustainable production and consumption. Such interest has driven a policy debate that is focussed on very... Read More

Why a Circular Economy in Fashion is Needed to retain value and increase sustainability

05 December 2017
Shorts? Jumper? Jeans? Perhaps even a pair of thick woolly socks?  Typically, the clothes we choose when we shop for such items will be based on a number of factors - the level of comfort and protection they offer, their availability in our size,... Read More

How China's Waste Ban Could Impact Global Waste Management

27 November 2017
Updated May 2018 Over the last 15 years, the amount of material exported to China for treatment and reprocessing has grown dramatically. To the point, now, where most of the western world is reliant on the Chinese markets to handle elements of its... Read More
 
 
 
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