What is the Great Recovery?
The Great Recovery Report
This report covers the first 6 months of the Great Recovery project, including the circular network, workshops and teardown observations and recommendations.Continue Reading
Competitions and Networks
Do you think you might have the beginnings of a great closed loop idea? Make it happen with the Technology Strategy Board’s ‘Supply chain innovation towards a circular economy’ competition.Continue Reading
After spending six months down mines, in hard hats and on factory floors, we have now come to the end of our first Great Recovery workshop series, but there is still plenty going on in the ‘circular’ world…Continue Reading
Back to basics
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.Continue Reading
What’s in your mobile phone?
Dr Hywel Jones from the Materials and Engineering Research Institute at Sheffield Hallam University shows us what’s in our stuff by smashing apart mobile phones in order to raise awareness of the use of the elements in mobile phones.Continue Reading