News, views and articles about Resource Futures and our role in developing the circular economy.
Resource Futures Consultant, Ed Cook, has been awarded the prestigious Roger Perry award for his thesis on ‘Optimising the non-biological outputs of mechanical-biological treatment facilities’. This award goes to the best research paper by CIWM members at Masters or Doctorate level. Ed’s thesis project is a result of his Masters degree in Waste and Resource Management at Cranfield University.read more
Last month, Defra published the latest data for local authority collected waste and recycling in England, covering the period July to September 2014.
This data provides the best barometer of England’s progress towards EU targets. Seemingly stalled recycling rates, coupled with volumes of residual waste on the rise, makes for interesting and perhaps unsettling reading.read more
Situated on M Shed’s first floor, the official launch took place at the Nature Camera Action Private View. The display celebrates some of the many people who have inspired change and helped contribute to a greener Bristol. It ties into Bristol’s role as European Green Capital and highlights the good work already achieved across the city.read more
Resource Futures, one of the UK’s leading resource efficiency consultancies, has been awarded the golden ‘Prove It’ status as part of Bristol’s year as European Green Capital 2015. The accreditation has been awarded by Go Green, Bristol 2015’s official business engagement scheme which challenges companies of all sizes, to improve their sustainability and environmental performance.read more
With apparent over-capacity for disposal treatments and flatlining recycling rates, policy attention is being pulled up the waste hierarchy by a grass roots-led momentum to focus on reuse.read more