News, views and articles about Resource Futures and our role in developing the circular economy.
School children across Devon are being offered the tools to help them help save the planet with the launch of the “Material World” educational resource. “Material World” encourages Devon school pupils to take action to preserve the world’s precious resources and has been developed by Resource Futures’ staff as part of the Devon Waste Education Programme.read more
We’re partnering with Kambe Events, the sustainable event consultancy, to host a workshop on Friday 11 March in Birmingham to answer this question for events organisers.
Events and festivals are a core part of most cities’ tourism revenue stream but existing litter bins and waste management services are not necessarily suited to manage the high volume of waste. Due to time and resource constraints, this often means that waste is scooped up in dust carts and landfilled.read more
Along with our partners WRM, we have received funding from WRAP to deliver direct support to five housing associations. We are offering free workshops for housing associations, the results of which will feed into the development of an online ‘How 2 Re-use’ Guide that will support other housing providers to improve their re-use strategy.read more
We are delighted to announce that we have recently appointed two new recruits to join our growing consultancy team based in Bristol. Coming hot off the campaign trail for the Green Party, Bethan Thomas has joined us as our Senior Communications Consultant whilst Dr Nicholas Head joined as a Consultant fresh from his academic studies with the University of Northampton.read more
For the third successive year, Resource Futures is delighted to announce that it is participating at Resource Event in 2016. The company has been one of Resource’s original partners since the event started in 2014. With a mutual passion for developing the UK’s circular economy, it’s no wonder that the partnership has continued. Once again, Resource Futures will be hosting an interactive workshop and Sam Reeve will be participating in a panel debate. More details will be released soon.read more
In December 2015, Defra released UK statistics on waste. Eric Bridgwater, Principal Consultant at Resource Futures and specialist in waste data interpretation and analysis gave some thoughts on whether the increase in waste arisings is linked to economic performance.read more