Lucy Chamberlin, former Head of Programme for the RSA’s Great Recovery Project, discusses recent research on sustainability in design education and what needs to change in the future if design is to play a leading role in ...
Former Head of Programme, The Great Recovery
In the UK most of our 'bulky waste' - items too large for a standard dustbin - still ends up in landfill or the incinerator. The Great Recovery's recent Design Residency has been investigating how we can change that.
The majority of sofas in the UK are not re-used: how can we as consumers and citizens do our bit to ensure that our furniture stays out of landfill, and instead has a long life of use and re-use? Here are seven tips from ...
Lucy Chamberlin reflects on the recent circular economy summit in Brussels and the complex realities involved in shifting Europe towards greater circularity.
The Great Recovery team get to work deconstructing an old sofa, bringing the circular economy to life on the streets of Clerkenwell.
It looks increasingly likely that the leadership we have come to expect from Europe in launching our fledgling circular economy is being scuppered by the new masters of Brussels and a contingent of business lobbyists.