Hardly a day goes by without an announcement about another initiative to reduce plastic waste. This is great news. But with all the national noise it can be difficult to work out what is happening locally, and in particular the opportunities to take action at a personal level. So what is happening Reading?
A timely article from Chris Cheeseman, Professor of Materials Resources Engineering at Imperial College London and an Associate of the Grantham Institute. He stands up for the versatility of the plastics that have made them such a central part of modern life, but have also resulted in them ending up in places they shouldn’t. Part […]
Taking inspiration from cities such as Vancouver, Stockholm and Copenhagen, Bournemouth recently announced a plan to position itself at the vanguard of environmental protection.
Five leading clothing brands and retailers including Primark and Peak Performance have signed up to WRAPs cooperative European Clothing Action Plan (ECAP) initiative, which aims to promote sustainable clothing across the continent. ECAP is made up of five prominent organisations from the UK, Netherlands and Denmark, including: WRAP-UK, MADE-BY, Rijkswaterstaat (RWS), the Danish Fashion Institute […]
Businesses are beginning to understand and reap the benefits of implementing circular operating models, but adoption across numerous sectors will likely flounder unless enhanced cooperation paves the way to the “collaborative economy”.