Sustainability charity Forum for the Future has launched two free tools developed through partnerships with Unilever and Novelis to help businesses and designers accelerate the shift towards a circular economy.
To say a lot of water has passed under the bridge since my last notes for Resource magazine would be an understatement. Not least of the changes in recent months was the election in May of a majority Conservative government that appeared to take everyone (apart from the Conservative Party) by surprise.
The regional stage of a national enterprise competition run by beverage giant Coca-Cola Enterprises, challenging secondary school students to design a litter awareness campaign, has begun this week in the lead-up to a national final in March.
The vast majority of homes around the country have comprehensive recycling systems, that collect a variety of materials, all from the doorstep – a valet service that, in most instances, turns waste to resource with the minimum of user fuss. So why is our household recycling rate in the UK just 44 per cent? Why are some people simply not recycling, and what can be done to change... More
There is increasing consensus in the resource industry that variable charging is a good idea, but what needs to be done to bring it about, and what sort of system would be ideal? Resource convened a roundtable of experts to work out the details and charge ahead with charging. What follows is an excerpt of their conversation.
We are aware of many of the social and economic consequences of the illegal drug trade, but how much do we know about the environmental waste wrought by society’s drug habits? Thomas Dimech investigates.