News, views and articles about Resource Futures and our role in developing the circular economy.
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
Over 100 people attended the recent Bristol Reuse Festival showing that the practice of reuse is alive and kicking in the city.read more
Resource Futures has announced that it has become a Certified B Corp, part of a global movement to redefine success in business. At an event to mark its ten-year anniversary, CEO, Sam Reeve, announced that it would be joining nearly 2,000 B Corporations from more than 130 industries in 50 countries using business as a force for good.read more
Independent sustainable resource management consultancy, Resource Futures, has opened a new office in Scotland with the appointment of Allan Sandilands. Allan joins as senior consultant with over 11 years’ experience in the construction, consultancy and non-profit sectors.read more
The next generation of green leaders are gathering in Brighton & Hove next week (Wednesday 12 October 2016 from 09:30 – 14:45), as youngsters from local schools gather for their own Eco Conference.read more
In 2015 Resource Futures delivered the national municipal waste analysis in Wales for WRAP and the Welsh Government. This was the first time a comprehensive study had been commissioned within the UK to include all the Local Authorities in one nation. The aim was to capture data on significant waste streams and deliver robust data sets for Wales as a whole as well as individual local authorities. This was achieved over two seasonal phases through the analysis of kerbside collected refuse and food waste in every Welsh authority, and commingled recycling where appropriate. Other waste streams such as HWRC residual waste, trade waste and litter were also incorporated into the analysis to give a full picture of waste in Wales.read more
A new ‘How to’ guide on re-use procurement at Household Waste Recycling Sites for local authorities is now available. Delivered by our team on behalf of WRAP and Defra, the re-use guide offers advice on procurement options, benefits and critical success factors.read more