What’s the connection between the ocean and a toothbrush? Nothing. No, really there isn’t a connection. Funny then that you find so many of them on beaches around the world.
Director of Circular Economy
Over the next 25 years it is estimated that the cost to decommission oil and gas assets from the North Sea will cost £46bn.
We're all familiar with dropping items into our household bins - this bottle for recycling, that packet for waste - but what happens to these bags and their contents when they leave our curbside?
Reflecting on The Great Recovery's partnership with Fab Lab London, Sophie Thomas explains why having circular economy thinking in makespaces provides the perfect combination for disruptive innovation.
Take a look around you. Wherever you are there will almost certainly be something that has been designed. The buying and selling of these objects, the way they are made and the people and raw materials that are involved in ...
Written for the Guardians new Resource Efficiency Hub, Great Recovery project leader Sophie Thomas explores how waste is a design flaw, and how we need to rethink products to ensure fewer end up on the mountain of e-waste. ...