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Existing Economic Measures Can Bring Us Closer To Circular Economy

Existing Economic Measures Can Bring Us Closer To Circular Economy A new study, released by the Reloop Platform and Zero Waste Europe, and produced by Rezero, claims that existing economic instruments can bring Europe to the next stage of the … Read More

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ESA: Ofgem Waste to Energy Cuts Make Mockery of Circular Economy

ESA: Ofgem Waste to Energy Cuts Make Mockery of Circular Economy The decision by the UK’s energy regulator Ofgem to reduce payments to small decentralised generators by almost 95% has been criticised by the Environmental Services Association. The decision by … Read More

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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

BSI Standards

BSI launches circular economy standard

BSI launches circular economy standard The standards company BSI, has launched a new standard for the circular economy, BS 8001:2017 in the face of competing demand for world resources. Called a “Framework for implementing the principles of the circular economy … Read More

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BS 8001 – Climacteric in the development of circular economy standards

The move to a ‘circular economy’ has been identified as a significant opportunity for UK business. It will contribute towards a resource efficient and low-carbon economy, reducing costs and supply chain risks, while generating economic and social value. The release … Read More

Policy Exchange backs UK split from Circular Economy package

Policy Exchange backs UK split from Circular Economy package

Policy Exchange backs UK split from Circular Economy package The Policy Exchange think tank has called for the UK to set its own direction in waste policy after it has left the European Union, in a report recently published by … Read More

Circular Economy plan

Circular Economy plan high on EU’s 2017 priorities

Circular Economy plan high on EU’s 2017 priorities The European Commission has outlined its policy priorities for 2017 – with implementation of the action plan on the Circular Economy among the top policy areas highlighted. The Commission’s Work Programme for … 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