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LWARB unveils route map to help London become a circular city

LWARB unveils route map to help London become a circular city The London Waste and Recycling Board (LWARB) has launched its route map that aims to accelerate London’s transition to become a circular city. Board member Bassam Mahfouz has outlined … Read More

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ESA calls for planners to ‘think circular economy’

ESA calls for planners to ‘think circular economy’ Planning authorities in the UK need to change the way they treat the waste and recycling sector if circular economy objectives are to be met, according to the Environmental Services Association report which … Read More

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London SMEs offered ‘circular economy’ support

London SMEs offered ‘circular economy’ support The London Waste and Recycling Board (LWARB) has announced a three-year support programme to help small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) in the capital adopt circular economy business models. Known as ‘Advance London’ the programme … Read More

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The process of developing products for a circular economy

The process of developing products for a circular economy Companies can reap more value from the energy and resources they use with cross-functional collaboration and customer-focused design thinking. Companies have steadily refined their ability to invent products and produce them … Read MoreRead More

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Circular Economy can be a game-changer to reach ESR targets

Circular Economy can be a game-changer to reach ESR targets Zero Waste Europe has responded to the consultation on the Effort Sharing Regulation (ESR) by highlighting the contribution that the waste sector can bring to a low-carbon economy, and calling … Read MoreRead More

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Resourcing the future 2016, London. Is the Circular Economy strategy on the right track?

Resourcing the future 2016, London. Is the Circular Economy strategy on the right track? The following presentation was given in the form of a speech by Zero Waste Europe Director, Joan Marc Simon at the ‘Resourcing the Future 2016’ conference … Read More

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Resources & Waste UK ‘manifesto’ highlights proactive EU engagement as a key policy priority for 2015

With the UK’s relationship with the EU at the top of the news agenda, Resources & Waste UK (R&WUK) emphasises the need for the UK to be proactively engaged in environmental and Circular Economy policy making at a European level, … Read More

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Public consultation on circular economy launched by European Commission

The European Commission launched a 12-week public consultation based on the main policy options which it says will feed into the development of an “ambitious new approach” on the circular economy. The consultation has been launched in order to “present … Read More

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EEB Report Urges EU to Make Better Use of Resources

According to a new report from the European Environmental Bureau (EEB), the EU should make better use of one of the most powerful tools at its disposal if it wants to reduce resource consumption in Europe and bring about a … Read More

Zero Waste Europe – Moving Towards a Circular Economy

The European Commission has presented a policy package that aims to start Europe moving towards a ‘circular economy’. The circular economy centres on an economy that produces almost no waste and where products, materials, and other forms of value are … Read More