News, views and articles about Resource Futures and our role in developing the circular economy.
Improving resource efficiency and reducing the negative impacts of plastics on the environment is a complex issue and demands specific actions which recognise the wide range of contexts in which plastics are used and their life cycles, says a new report.
‘Eliminating avoidable plastic waste by 2042: a use-based approach to decision and policy making’ is published by the Resourcing the Future partnership (CIWM, ESA, the Resource Association and WRAP) and authored by environmental consultants at Resource Futures and Nextek.read more
Susan Gow, Junior Consultant at Resource Futures, recaps the big topics, innovations and exciting discussions that took place during the annual CIWM New Members Network event on 10-11 May 2018 in Bristolread more
In the second phase of this project, we're collecting data on recycling at estates in London to help Resource London and Peabody Housing understand the barriers to recycling in purpose-built flatsread more
The Circular Economy Club (CEC) recently welcomed Resource Futures Head of Resource Efficiency, Emma Burlow as a CEC Mentor.read more
Agnieszka Chruszcz, Senior Consultant at Resource Futures, says recycling in flats has been overlooked, and that we can’t ignore the challenges that householders and local authorities are facing in increasing recycling from these homes.read more
Resource Futures is working with Resource London and Peabody housing association to explore recycling behaviours and improve recycling rates in new and existing purpose-built flats across inner London boroughsread more
Sam Reeve, CEO at Resource Futures, says the spotlight on plastics is to be welcomed in our sector, while we could also learn a thing or two from our childrens’ wider view of the world’s problems.read more
Emma Burlow, Head of Resource Efficiency at Resource Futures, looks at the changing world of retail and asks how easy is it to act to reduce resource use, when your primary motive is to increase consumption?read more