News, views and articles about Resource Futures and our role in developing the circular economy.
Bernie Thomas, Principal Consultant at Resource Futures, reflects on whether, with BSI’s new circular economy framework standard published and recent funding programmes announced in Scotland, Wales and England, the circular economy is about to go mainstream? Read more at CIWM Online Journal.read more
Emma Burlow, Head of Resource Efficiency at Resource Futures, looks back on 20 years in the business resource efficiency field. Here she reflects on what has changed in this time and whether she is making a difference. Read more at CIWM Online Journal.read more
The Community RePaint Network, managed by Resource Futures, wins Best Community Recycling Initiative in the Awards for Excellence organised by letsrecycle.comread more
This news update was released by the Brighton & Hove environmental education project (BHee). BHee is a partnership service delivered by Resource Futures and Sussex Wildlife Trust.
A 10 year-old girl from Hove has won a prestigious poetry prize for her poem ‘Why do people disrespect pigeons?’.read more
Will French, Senior Consultant at Resource Futures, says at a time of local authority budget constraints, work has become increasingly focussed on waste collection efficiency. He outlines some of the key issues and highlights the importance of making the most of your data…Read more on CIWM Online Journalread more
Bethan Thomas, Head of Engagement and Communications at Resource Futures, says that if we want to evolve towards a circular economy, then we are all going to need to change our habits. Read more at CIWM Online Journal.read more
Our senior consultant Emma Clarke is featured in this years MRW Handbook with an article on reuse. Last year’s handbook discussed the ambitions to push reuse into the mainstream. Now a year later we've made steps in the right direction, but there is still some way to go.read more
For low- and middle-income countries, landfill has a comparatively modest status when compared to incineration without sophisticated gas cleaning and controlled dumping. Like me, those of you in the waste business will probably find the interpretation of the Waste Hierarchy below, thought-provoking. What’s missing from the diagram, is the uncontrolled dumping which, according to the Global Waste Management Outlook, is contributed to by around three billion people.read more