Moving to a circular economy requires a shift in thinking, is the language we use helping or hindering us to see materials and waste differently?
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Paula Fontell, FRSA and co-founder of Ethica Ltd, a Finland based consultancy specialized in Circular Economy talk about her experience in this field.
Entrepreneur Anna Lowe has a mission to create a network of makerspaces across Africa. Here she asks if makers, from Accra to Brixton, could be key to transforming post-consumer waste for a circular economy.
In his first blog for the RSA, Alex argues that the plastic bag levy is a missed opportunity to drive environmental changes in consumer behaviour.
At its core, the Circular Economy requires that as a society we are able to change our behaviour around how we source, create, use and dispose of the plethora of products that surround our lives. Marc Atherton explores how ...
In the second part of his blog about behaviour change for a circular economy, Marc Atherton asks if the change can be consumer led.
Over the next 25 years it is estimated that the cost to decommission oil and gas assets from the North Sea will cost £46bn.
Dr Michael Warhurst, Executive Director of CHEM Trust, asks how can we create a clean circular economy - and not one that recirculates hazardous chemical through our homes and workplaces?
FRSA David Brunnen argues that the nascent circular economy is too complex for legislation, which would only kill the creativity driving it forward.
Inspired by The Great Recovery's work looking at the issue of bulky furniture waste, Sarah Horner reflects on the many lives of her own sofa.