24 Aug 2015
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 The Great Recovery.
03 Jul 2015
Lucy Chamberlin reflects on the recent circular economy summit in Brussels and the complex realities involved in shifting Europe towards greater circularity.
02 Jul 2015
Edward Gardiner and Ella Britton argue that economic growth depends on a culture of creativity and human-centred design.
27 May 2015
The Great Recovery team get to work deconstructing an old sofa, bringing the circular economy to life on the streets of Clerkenwell.
17 May 2015
One of this year's Student Design Award briefs asked students to redesign a children's toy to eliminate waste and reduce environmental impacts.
09 Apr 2015
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?
01 Apr 2015
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.
23 Mar 2015
"We need to prototype new types of products, but above all we need to communicate a systemic picture of the circular economy."
07 Jan 2015
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.
19 Sep 2014
Stressed out city workers have been invited to take time out from their hectic schedules and become part of the UK’s growing ‘maker movement’ by spending time in a new community maker space that has opened in the heart of the City of London.
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