February 17, 2015 - News : Archived
Keeping materials cycling – refurbished bikes scoop Keep Britain Tidy “Waste Less, Live More’ award
A London bicycle scheme collected one of the top honours at Keep Britain Tidy’s Diamond Jubilee Awards Ceremony last week, in a category co-sponsored by the RSA Great Recovery. Respoke – Gascoigne Cycle Exchange project provides opportunities as well as bikes for local people by refurbishing bikes instead of sending...
The TSB is to invest up to £1.5m to encourage companies to rethink the design of products, components and/or services. The aim is to stimulate the development of a ‘circular economy,' using materials which are designed to be used again, rather than ending up as waste.
The Technology Strategy Board is to invest up to £5m in highly innovative collaborative research and development that encourages the development and application of sustainable materials, products and processes. DEADLINE APPROACHING: 24th April