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Will the England Resources and Waste Strategy revive the anaerobic digestion sector?

24 May 2019
A new government strategy has the potential to revitalize the UK’s anaerobic digestion industry,  but it’s far from a foregone conclusion, say Anthesis consultants Claudia Amos and Peter Scholes. Read More

Chemicals of concern and the circular economy: Part 2 - Chemicals and Recycling

23 May 2019
Our four-part blog series examines the challenges that chemicals of concern could present for moving towards the circular economy. This week: Policy makers have only recently begun to address the need for an interface between chemicals and waste... Read More

The Swedish Deposit Return System – What could the UK learn?

10 May 2019
Scotland has announced the introduction of a 20 pence deposit on steel, aluminium, glass and PET plastic containers as part of a comprehensive new deposit return system for recyclable bottles and cans. Across the rest of the UK, consultations on... Read More

Chemicals of concern and the circular economy: Part 1 - ECHA database update

07 May 2019
Our new four-part blog series examines the challenges that chemicals of concern could present for moving towards the circular economy.   Read More

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
 
 
 
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